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Is Our Truck Bullet Proof?

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Because of the big sticker on the side, I often get asked whether or not our truck is “bullet proof.”  And my answer is… well yes! Sort of… Think about it.  Get caught in a street fight between the drug…

The Travels of Phyllis and Jonathan Copp

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It’s taken me a few weeks to write this blog. Not because I didn’t have anything to say, but because I have so much to learn yet about what it all means. We knew that embarking on this adventure would…

Turning a Blind Corner

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Sunset in DenverThis week I turned a corner and got side-swiped. I didn’t realize I was approaching it, but I should have known, considering the circumstances. Walking at break-neck pace as I always do, the turn came at me…

Testing The Truck in the Glamis Sand Dunes

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Jim Gets it Stuck Before We Even Leave!The Sahara or Atacama Desert (South America) is not the place to test out your vehicle’s performance four-wheeling in the sand.  It’s best to do this somewhere where local authorities are ready…

California – I Just Can’t Quit You!

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Orange welcomes us with open armsYes, I know everyone is tired of hearing of our delays, as if our lives are some FOX-TV series and season one is just not making the ratings.   But I have to admit, that…

Life – It’s Complicated

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This morning I woke up and did what I always do: I looked at my scribbly notepad filled with pages of open “to do’s”  to see where I could make forward progress today. Pen in hand, I began by crossing…

Blazing Through the Best Parts of California

Bye Bye WineryAh… the Redwoods and the wineries, and the beaches.  There is nothing better than meandering down the California coast on a leisurely drive, stopping to taste the local varieties and gawk at the magnificent old trees towering…

The Currencies of the Digital Nomad

Showers, Power, and Wifi, Oh My! It didn’t take but a few days of being on the road and officially homeless for the true “digital nomad survival needs” forces to kick in.  Albeit we were sort of cheating as we’d…