One Step Forward, Two Steps Back – Retreating To Advance

2014/03/15 Some Things Ya Just Gotta Learn The Hard Way – Regardless of how successful we are in any aspect of our lives, there are times when the end-result we have envisioned, planned and worked for fails to materialize the way we intended it to. The Boot-Strap Expat adventure, after six months of focused efforts…

I Can’t Wait To Be Outta Here!

2014/02/06 Anarchists Trump Libertarians Every Time – Stop Asking For Permission! Now that I have a few reg’lar readers and a few irreg’lar readers (they’re my favorites) I’m sometimes confronted by my compatriots in the Liberty camp for not supporting all their candidates and issues. I did that. For three decades I only voted for…

The Saddest Photo I’ve Taken This Year

2014/01/29 For Some Outdoorsmen This Would Be It – Folks who love the wilderness and living in Nature’s embrace have a hard time seeing their gear just sitting around waiting for them to hit the road. I am cursed to walk by some of my camping gear a few times each day when I take…

The Boot-Strap Expat Is Taking Requests! Tell Me What You Want More of.

2013/12/16 Over the last few months I’ve endeavored to share the goals, experiences, insights and challenges for potential Boot-Strap Expats. We covered all kinds of topics; from Expat motivations, planning, liquidating assets, my K9 Masters, essential gear, original art and Real Food for Real Life. But what do you want more of as we move…

Wild Turkey: Real Food for Real Life

2013/12/09 Scroll down for recipe ideas beneath my babbling. Wild Turkeys almost disappeared from North America, but they have since made an incredible comeback! Now they are almost everywhere except Alaska from what I hear. During the ten months I lived in the wilds of Louisiana in 2010, I only went into town every two…