Airstreamin', Alan's Musings

Full-Time Airstream Living: The First Days

Alex and I made the plunge, like, 5 days ago. Now, I know many bloggers write first impression posts, including lots of negative ideas about things they didn’t expect. And though we too have experienced our own challenges over the past several days, let me assure you of something, dear reader: the benefits ALWAYS outweigh… Read More Full-Time Airstream Living: The First Days

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What is Transformational Travel? A Christian’s Perspective.

I recently ran across an article that Airstream posted in their social media outlets. It was about something called “transformational travel,” a new term to me, but one that makes a lot of sense. According to my reading, this type of travel happens when thoughtful persons go from place to place in an attempt to… Read More What is Transformational Travel? A Christian’s Perspective.

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The Ups and Downs of an Airstream Remodel

Remodeling an Airstream is full of many struggles and, hopefully, long-lasting rewards. While away from home one day last fall, I sent Alex a text with a simple, spur of the moment idea, “What do you think about living and traveling in the Airstream?” She responded in the affirmative. Immediately we began prepping for a… Read More The Ups and Downs of an Airstream Remodel

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Handling Negativity When Deciding To Travel Full Time

Criticism can be a good thing if it helps point one’s thinking in a more proper direction. But unwarranted and unnecessary negativity is a dream wrecker. Few people will ever be the absolute best at what they think they’re good at. There’s always someone better at it than you are. But that doesn’t mean that… Read More Handling Negativity When Deciding To Travel Full Time

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Grandpa’s Parting Gift: An Airstream

Grandpa loved Airstreams. He used to talk about them all the time. The problem was, Grandma didn’t. She preferred big motorhomes, with all the fancy gadgets, multiple slide-outs, pretty paintjob, and a big enough bathroom to accommodate her slight rotundness. Although I am writing a doctoral dissertation these days, my parental unit homeschooled me, and… Read More Grandpa’s Parting Gift: An Airstream