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Spring Road Trip Wrap Up

This blog post is overdue and happened what seems like months ago! We are currently back on the road for Leave No Trace/Subaru for the Zero Landfill Tour, so this more »

Currently: April

Currently living/working in: Most of April has been on the road in our van. Our Leave No Trace contract ended April 8, meaning we returned our work-provided Subaru Ascent and more »

Currently: October

Currently living/working in: Our Subaru/Leave No Trace contract ended Oct. 15 and we are in the midst of several Backpacker deadlines. We’ve been hanging out in Denver this whole month & more »

Van Life: The Wanderer II

This should be no surprise to anyone, but we bought another van (our “big purchase” referenced in my April Currently post)!! Meet the Wanderer II, a 2010 Roadtrek Adventurous RS more »

Summer 2017 Speaking Tour Road Trip Statistics

Dates: May 1- July 25 Distance Traveled: 14,240 miles    *12,328 miles on the Superfeet Van    *1,912 miles on our own car ***Our friend Alexis put together this REALLY more »

Middle America Tour Recap

Just in case you are wondering, it is NOT recommended to drive eastbound and jump 2 time zones in 2 days. I spent most of my last week jet lagged more »

Meet the SuperVan!!

It is time to unveil the innards of our summer home on wheels. Reminder: this van is BORROWED and we have to return it to Superfeet in late July after more »

Cars Vans Cars Vans.

It’s been a whirlwind of vehicles for us this month. In case you didn’t hear about some of the excitement—and also because my head spins sometimes—I’m here to do a more »

Currently: March

Currently living/working in: They’re back … Our quiet winter retreat at Fenton Ranch has been interrupted by high-decibel shouting, courtesy of 20 kids a day! The truth is, we don’t mind, more »

Summer Speaking Tour 2017!!!!

Well folks, this shouldn’t come as a surprise, but we have a summer of adventure ahead of us.   We are going to once again drink in the inspiration of more »

Currently: September

Currently living/working in: Teaching kids environmental education at Fenton Ranch in the Jemez Mountains of New Mexico. We’ve finished up the fifth and fourth graders and have moved onto our last more »

Currently: August

Currently living/working in: We roadtripped most of August, and are now settled back at Fenton Ranch in New Mexico, where we will again teach kids environmental education through October!  Current mood: Content more »

Van Life: Naming and Interior Pictures

Guys, you came up with some incredible names for our 1995 Chevy G30 Roadtrek Popular 210. We are incredibly indecisive people, so you actually made it even harder for us more »

Currently: July

Currently living/working in: We roadtripped most of July, with a few days on either end in Denver. Somehow, I squeezed in a bunch of writing projects and J found some gems more »


We took our new-to-us Roadtrek on its first 4,000-mile test trip from Colorado to the East Coast (specifically Virginia and New Jersey) and back to Colorado.  You know, just a more »

Van Life: Home Is Where You Park It

Exciting news folks!!!!!! We said goodbye to Big Bird (our beloved yellow Subaru Baja) last week and welcomed a 1995 Chevy G30 Roadtrek Popular 210 into our family! Ever since more »


Have no fear, I am on the mend. At first, it was slowly. Too slow for my liking. It is not easy, nor fun, to go from 90 MPH to more »

There’s No Place Like Roam

In May, we spent 17 nights sleeping at friends’ or family’s houses, 7 nights in the van, 5 nights in a hotel, and 1 night camping. In June (for the more »

Home Sweet RV

You guys have probably figured out we do a lot of driving with our new gig with BP … we have logged 6,500 miles in the first month!! This whole more »