In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “All About Me.”

Explain why you chose your blog’s title and what it means to you.


The journey and metamorphosis of my blog title from its beginnings as “Retirement Lifestyle, ” which was to document the incredible life change and challenges adjusting to retirement. Although, I researched, planned, dreamed and fantasized about this period, of my life. My experiences made me extremely happy and overwhelmed with emotions at times, that I literally pinched myself in disbelief as to my status.

I was a nomadic traveler cross country traveler and adventurer utilizing my Honda Gold Wing Motorcycle. I camp and hiked some of the Western & Eastern US National Parks, prior to landing in Southwest Florida.

I became a dedicated “Beach-Bum” reading classic novels, and magazines without any interruption, and pure leisure on my side. I wrote a few reviews of the books I read on the “Good Reads” website and discovered some of the author’s WordPress blog sites. This discovery has transformed my daily beach-bum routine.
Four years past my retirement date, I thought my purpose in life was to relax, travel and slow the pace of life down. However, as the past forty years of life appeared to be pealed away like an onion, I discovered my passions to write & read that I either never recognized or simply suppressed.

It took several months for me to accept, appreciate, and understand, I’m an aspiring writer, poet, and now amateur photographer. My blog titles, are “An Aspiring Writer, ’ “Retirement Lifestyle” and “Nomadic Adventurer.” All three titles reflect my personality, and my passions as I continue to evolve, as my journey continues.


The Daily Post Prompt

By Expedition Nomadic Adventurer

As a retiree travel blogger touring the US, voicing my wisdom, opinion, and thoughts about the retirement lifestyle and life in general. I'm an aspiring pre-published indie author of baby boomer romance and adventures with a whimsical comedic side. I photograph wildlife and landscapes, mountain, biking, kayaking, hiking, and backpacking. I travel the back roads and highways of America, Canada, and Mexico, documenting my adventures via print and photography.

9 thoughts on ““All About Me””
  1. I am happy that you are fulfilling your passion. As you eloquently stated, “life is too short.” The time is now!

    1. Hey thanks Cynthia. Look around for more of the many creative aspects I have published. I will tour of the Key west to capture some photo sights and write about it.

  2. Hey better late than never. I hope that you are definitely enjoying this journey you are on now. I too aspire to write, photograph, and maybe even run my own company. Its funny how we say aspire to things we are already doing, I guess aspiring to me would mean be great, by my own definition in something that I like to do. Enjoyed the post I will have to drum something up here on the topic.

    1. Hey thanks for stopping by. My journey has been exciting. I’m currently participating in Camp NaNoWriMo and I will finish a short story in a couple days. After editing I will post some chapters on my WordPress blog.

      Next week, I return to Key West for more photos. Stay Tune!

      1. Definitely will, how has that writing process been? this will be your first book?

        1. The writing process has be incredible. I use a program called Scrivener and it has transformed everything I do when it come to writing.

          1. I will definitely have to look into that

            1. There is a learning curve, but give a couple of weeks just to learn the parts you want to use and all will be ok. Use the Youtube Channel for free instructional videos. Search Youtube using Literature & Latte for the free videos.

              1. Thanks for the info checking it out now

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