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Lessons from the Road share the travel adventures of a funny, single, 50-something year-old woman, traveling across the U.S. in a pickup truck. Webster is navigationally challenged and yet strangely addicted to camping sites and critters. She visits monuments of historical or personal significance and meets some fascinating people along the way!
Hello all, I always get excited about experiencing a new mode of transportation. As I made my way to Boston to head out to the Azores. I was struggling about what to do with my Jeep if I drove to Boston. Although there were parking options, they were a little bit...read more
I challenge you to take a look around your town. Look for plaques that denote something about the area. Take a few minutes to stop and read them. Visit the oldest cemetery in your townread more
Strategies for finding the time for travel When I ask people why don’t you travel? I usually get three responses. Money, time, and fear are, by and large, the three most common factors that people perceive are keeping them from traveling. I addressed the money excuse...read more
3 easy mindset changes for obtaining more affordable travel I often hear about how people wish that they could afford to travel more often or even at all. I am always surprised to hear people, especially gainfully employed people, say those words. Over the years, I’ve...read more
People from the Road
I’d like to think that we are all just floating around on this earth to see what we can see, experience what we were meant to experience, and to learn a few lessons about humility and gratitude along the way.read more
People from the Road - Meet Chris Kullstroem I met Chris years ago through local Couchsurfing events. While I was wandering about the United States by myself, I was watching Chris wandering around the world by herself. That trip made her a personal hero of mine. Every...read more
On a recent traveling adventure, exploring upstate New York, I discovered four really great reasons why trusting the Universe is an awesome thing. Instead of taking the highway, the GPS insisted that a meander through the backroads of western New York was in order. I figured, “Hey, sometimes you just have to trust the universe to put you on the right path.”read more
People from the Road Meet Erica Hobbs I first met Erica when I traveled to the Detroit Couch Crash in 2015. A couch crash is a Couchsurfing (www.couchsurfing.com) event where local hosts set up a weekend to travelers to showcase a city. Erica was one of the main...read more