The Van is Go!

…and I hope it stays that way. My adventures in #vanlife prep and travel, and other musings of a pre-midlife crisis funemployment sabbatical.

  • Nomadic life in the time of pandemic

    March 27, 2020 by

    So, I’m guessing you haven’t heard (ha) but there’s this little pandemic going around. And it has thrown a wrench in my year of travel plans. I know this is not the most important concern in the grand scheme of things with people getting sick, losing work, shuttering businesses, you’re familiar with it all. But… Read more

  • Texas: Big Bend

    March 26, 2020 by

    Big Bend National Park is right on the Mexican border, in that little dip of Texas on the southwestern side. I’d booked 4 nights at campsites in the park piecing together what was available- the park itself was open, though the visitor centers were closed and staffing far reduced, but the campground reservations and operations… Read more

  • Texas: Hill Country

    March 24, 2020 by

    I left Austin with a bag full of delicious take out from a taco place, and headed a few hours west through Texas Hill Country towards the town of Fredericksburg. Just before arriving I took a detour to the teensy weensy town of Luckenbach, made famous by a Waylon Jennings song with WIllie Nelson on… Read more

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