Bob Rebooted: What Have You Got to Lose?

NOT KNOWING YOU, I can’t even begin to guess at how you will react to being a nomad, but I can give you some thoughts. My first suggestion is to ask yourself, “What is the worst that can happen?” If you try it and decide it isn’t for you, you don’t really have much to...

Bob Rebooted: The Civilized Mind vs. the Nomadic Mind

ONE OF THE QUESTIONS I GET all the time is people asking what vandwellers do with all their extra time.  What they really want to know is “What will I do with myself once I have free time, won’t I be bored silly?“ My standard answer is that there will be a subtle...

Bob Rebooted: Are We Homeless or Prisonless?

MANY CONVENTIONAL PEOPLE think of us nomads as “homeless” in the very negative sense of the word. In fact, to them, it is virtually a curse word and you can almost see the saying it with a sneer and look of contempt on their face. Technically, of course,...

Bob Rebooted: Where Is Home for a Vandweller?

Originally written in September of 2012 on a flight to Alaska for a family reunion FOR OVER 40 YEARS I called Anchorage, Alaska home. My family moved there in 1961 and I lived there until 2006 when I retired and left. My definition of myself was as an “Alaskan.” So...