The Straight Up Living BlogA stepping stone to bring joy and fulfillment to your life…
July 24, 2019. Nearly two months into my new life as a nomad writer. I left my home state of Kentucky on June 1, traveled through Tennessee, Arkansas, Kansas, Texas, and by mid summer I was in
By the time I arrived in Creede, Colorado in July of 2019, I’d already driven more than 10k miles on my nomadic journey. Finally, I was at a fork in the road—no, seriously. A literal fork.
There’s still so much of the United States I haven’t seen, but I’m grateful for the states I’ve visited. One of my favorite places has to be Santa Fe, New Mexico. On my first visit there I
Back in 2019, I passed through the Texas Panhandle twice. The first time I was on my way to Colorado, where I staid in a Rocky Mountain cabin for two months. The second time I was on my way back and
It was 6am, and I was pulling up to yet another coffee shop. This time in Tyler, Texas. I went in for coffee, preparing myself for the seven hour drive ahead. I’d left Kentucky the day before and
When I left my home state of Kentucky back in 2019, I hit the open road with dreams of going to places I’d never been, and seeing things I’d never seen. I was brand new to the nomad life and