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Girls Just Want to Have — FREEDOM [ Part Two: The Interview ]

Last week I gave you my take on the 'why' that led Carrie and River into life as full-time RVers. This week I'm sharing just about everything from the nearly hour-long conversation we had. It's a deep dive into all the big topics a future RVer thinks about, along with some challenges personal to River… Continue reading Girls Just Want to Have — FREEDOM [ Part Two: The Interview ]

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Girls Just Want to Have — FREEDOM [ Part One: The Why ]

"I was in the corporate world for 15 years. I felt like I was wasting my life in a cubicle farm. I decided that with the one life I did have I wanted to go out and see things and travel." Meet River, a thirty-something full-time RVer. This time last year she was a financial… Continue reading Girls Just Want to Have — FREEDOM [ Part One: The Why ]

Some animals are more equal than others
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Orwell’s “Animal Farm” and the U.S.A. – a comparison

It's good to find this kind of insight and intellect in anyone these days, but that it comes from a 14-year-old is pretty amazing. Animal Farm vs. Americaa comparison In Animal Farm... In America... The animals establish protective rules (e.g., All animals are equal) That are very beneficial for a time, but are then subtly… Continue reading Orwell’s “Animal Farm” and the U.S.A. – a comparison

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If you found Snowden’s allegations disturbing, listen to Russ Tice

In 2005, long before we heard from Edward Snowden about the NSA spying on Americans, Russ Tice alleged that massive domestic spying was going on. According to Tice, the intelligence community ordered surveillance of high-ranking military officials, lawmakers and diplomats. As a former intelligence analyst for the U.S. Air Force, Office of Naval Intelligence, Defense… Continue reading If you found Snowden’s allegations disturbing, listen to Russ Tice

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Putting New Hampshire’s weather into perspective

About that New Hampshire weather... ...much of NH is warmer in the winter than many of the most populated parts of the US. You may know that Buffalo, Detroit, Madison, Minneapolis, Sioux City, Albany, Youngstown andWilkes-Barre are colder than Newton, NH. But did you know that Akron,Binghamton, Chicago, Peoria, Rockford, South Bend, Worcester, and evenMaybrook, NY have lower daytime temperatures during the winter than Newton, NH?… Continue reading Putting New Hampshire’s weather into perspective

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Even Chi-Coms have liberties

There are certain principles that almost all people would agree are fundamental to human existence. This state of agreement is less important than the reasons for it, which in the case of a handful of these foundational propositions come from a priori reasoning or knowledge. In plain, normal-folk English, a priori means the things that are so self-evident to… Continue reading Even Chi-Coms have liberties