While breathing a big sigh of relief that we wrapped up our summer workamping job, it’s also impossible not to miss being around the fabulous Vickers family who were so kind to us all summer long. Any family who can work together for 100 years, is something special. After all, I have a feeling I’d go batshit crazy if I worked that closely with my siblings, and I suspect you might too!
In a State of Misery
Well, we’re not really miserable. No, we’re in “Missouri” now. I’ve heard lots of folks make jokes about Missouri, and call it “Misery,” but I really do like it here.
The people are Midwest-friendly, the grocery stores sell the best selections of booze I’ve seen since Louisiana, there’s diversity (we’re near Kansas City) and the landscape is lush and gorgeous.
As we point ourselves east for our Greyhounds Rock Canine Cancer Conference gig in Fredericksburg, Virginia, we’ll meander around this gorgeous country, checking out cool towns like Columbia, and hiding away to rehearse our keynote and also catch up on business.
Repeat to Self: Change is Good
After being in one place for the last few months, it’s a little nerve wracking to get back on the road.
However, I also realize that the state of constant change while we’re on the road is one of the best parts about this lifestyle.
After all, change is what keeps my perspective fresh, and seeing the world anew every time we switch locations is what rocks my world.
We haven’t been to the East Coast since 2008. I’m not real crazy about hauling the trailer on those old, skinny roads, but I really am looking forward to experiencing Fall out there, and taking a more in-depth look at a lot of places we missed or didn’t spend enough time exploring.
So hang on. This is going to be a very interesting winter!