St. Louis Mo.


My journey as a travel writer begins in the city of my birth St. Louis, Missouri the “Show Me State.” On June 4, 2016, I started living full-time in a small recreational vehicle to travel the back roads of America. Before I left Southwest Florida, April 30, 2016, I purged a lot of personal belongings, to include one 4 x 3 plastic container and three, … Continue reading St. Louis Mo.

“Purpose”


The purpose of planning and structuring is to accomplish a goal. My goal was to establish a nomadic life outside of Southwest Florida and like many things in life my first attempt to leave was hampered by mother nature’s colder than average temperatures along with the 18-21 days of constant rain in the US Mid-Atlantic. So, because I’m a warm weather type, (aka; Florida Beach … Continue reading “Purpose”

“The South”


  Many locations in the US south like the above morning sunrise photo taken in Tavares Fl with morning temperatures in the mid 70’s are considered warm temperate zones, but, mother nature can bring a chill to certain parts of the US South. With hurried excitement, I recently left Southwest Florida to begin my travel blogging nomadic lifestyle when mothers-natures weather decision of cooler temperatures … Continue reading “The South”

“Hope and the Westward Expansion Memorial”


The city of St. Louis is home to the 19-Acre Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, it is home to the Gateway Arch, the site of The Dred Scott Trail, the starting point of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, and the city of my birth. Since 1968, I have toured The Museum of Westward Expansion more than a dozen times and I always imagine the millions of settlers … Continue reading “Hope and the Westward Expansion Memorial”

“kick It”


What’s the 11th item on your bucket list? The number eleventh item on my bucket list is “Rock Climbing” and I plan on completing the listed item within the next two years when I take some beginner rock climbing classes. I want to eventually climb some rock formations in the National Parks leading up to an attempt of the rock faces in Yosemite National Park. … Continue reading “kick It”

“Unpopular”


Tell us about a time when you had to choose between two options, and you picked the unpopular choice. I have one decision, and I have narrowed my choices to two options. Either option provides the opportunity for a fulfilling life in the lifestyle I desire. My family has designated my option of leaving the country as an unpopular choice wish me to stay local. … Continue reading “Unpopular”

“Trains Planes Motorcycle & Automobiles”


In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Trains, Planes, and Automobiles.” You’re going on a cross-country trip. Airplane, train, bus, or car? (Or something else entirely — bike? Hot air balloon?) I have crossed the US by plane, automobile, motorcycle, large truck, and half of the country by train. I plan to complete the train trip soon. During a motorcycle trip to Fairbanks Alaska one … Continue reading “Trains Planes Motorcycle & Automobiles”

“The Happy Wanderer”


In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “The Happy Wanderer.” What’s your travel style? Are you itinerary and schedule driven, needing to have every step mapped out in advance or are you content to arrive without a plan and let happenstance be your guide? My past travel style on a motorcycle designed specifically for long distances. I have traveled across the US from east … Continue reading “The Happy Wanderer”