This is post #301.

This is post #301.

Well, we’ve published 300 posts on our blog. #300 fired off this morning — my post about Detroit. Seems like a lot of writing. It’s been a lot of miles — just under 18,000 so far. We’re 6.5 months into our trip and still loving 

New Prints From Big Sur For Sale

New Prints From Big Sur For Sale

We’re a bit behind uploading prints to our CafePress store, but we added a few recently including these: Andrew Molera Beach, Big Sur, Framed Print McWay Falls, Big Sur, Framed Print VW Stealth Camping, Big Sur, Framed Print Framed prints are $80, use code “SHOPTA1” 

21 pics from my phone.

21 pics from my phone.

Most people have to get their phones hacked before their pictures get onto the interwebs. Here are 21 pictures I discovered when digging through my old phone photos. Most you probably haven’t seen, but with so many pictures, we may have published a few of 

Who is this woman?

Who is this woman?

“You know, I really like mornings. They’re so peaceful, and the light is amazing.” True. Mornings are great. But LISA said that. After I pieced my exploded head back together, I looked back on the other signs of change. In Indianapolis, she sampled a pickled 

Top 3 Posts Lately: Burgers, Laptops, and Wine

Top 3 Posts Lately: Burgers, Laptops, and Wine

I enjoy watching our popular posts shift around and jockey for position. For a long time, posts about our Merit 25 sailboat were on top thanks to Google and people looking for information about this boat via search. Lately, the post about travel computers has 

Waxie Toilet Paper … You’re the Worst Toilet Paper I’ve Ever Used, So Here’s a Poem.

Waxie Toilet Paper … You’re the Worst Toilet Paper I’ve Ever Used, So Here’s a Poem.

This stuff is at nearly every park we visit … and I hate it. It just doesn’t work. I wrote it a poem: Waxie toilet paper, oh how I hate thee, At least I don’t have to use you when I pee, Because all you 

How to make motel ‘continental breakfast’ waffles.

How to make motel ‘continental breakfast’ waffles.

We stay at the cheapest of the cheap motels when we’re not camping. A La Quinta is a very, very rare splurge — they’re too pricey. A Marriott? A Hilton? Can’t do it. The places we end up at tend to be around $40 a 

Barack Obama Lowers Gas Prices (For Us)

Barack Obama Lowers Gas Prices (For Us)

Barack Obama, president of the most powerful country on earth and the primary cause of the world’s economic troubles, took bold action today lowering our gas prices from $4.49 per gallon to $3.49 as we crossed the California border and entered into Nevada. Why he 

We have framed prints for sale!

We have framed prints for sale!

We’ve uploaded a few of our favorite photos to CafePress so we can sell prints. Take a look at the Driving Inertia Store — we’ll be adding more photos as we continue to travel and continue to sort through all the thousands of photos we’ve 

Boondocking: An Outsider’s Perspective on Dispersed RV Living

Boondocking: An Outsider’s Perspective on Dispersed RV Living

In just about every campground, we find them. They’re the snowbirds, the kind and retired folks who’ve set up shop in this place for as long as they’re allowed before moving on to the next site (each campground¬†has different limits on length of stay; two 

The Periodic Cycles Of Our Travels

The Periodic Cycles Of Our Travels

Extended travel is a series of cycles. You don’t just pack, unpack, pack, and fly home. There’s more. We run out of stuff. Things go awry. ¬†Here are the cycles I’ve identified so far. We constantly need to monitor these for our mental health. Otherwise 

Would a mustache by any other name taste as sweet?

Would a mustache by any other name taste as sweet?

I stopped shaving at the end of October, about 4 weeks into our trip. For a while, it was Movember, so I rationalized it with that. Then it was December, and we were camping in increasingly remote spots as the temperature continued to drop. Shaving