Jersey Shore

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Most of our stops we neighbor alongside a host family, experiencing their local view of their town and area. That is our preferred way of travel. However, once in a while we either can’t find a host in a specific … Continue reading

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The Kinfolk Road To Philly

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Over the course of a few weeks we rolled our way through the northern tip of West Virginia, Harrisburg, PA, through Amish Country finally arriving in Philadelphia. Every stop we reveled in community, seeing old friends and making new friends, learning … Continue reading

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D. C. On a Dime

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Nomadic life is not the same as being a tourist on vacation. Nomadic life contains all the same mundane qualities of stationary life, just in motion. We have to do laundry, grocery shop, make meals, clean our bus, do school … Continue reading

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Fatherly Wisdom

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When I was young at my father’s knee, the pride and joy of my mother, He would sit me down and drill me: “Take this to heart. Do what I tell you—live! Sell everything and buy Wisdom! Forage for Understanding! Don’t … Continue reading

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Prudent or Foolish

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Recently, Graciana’s wisdom teeth started to give her problems. We tried a number of home remedies but eventually the pain was too much and we needed to find a Dentist. Sourcing healthcare on the road has its challenges, but we … Continue reading

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Tie That Binds

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I want to tell you about our awesome time in Frostburg, MD; sharing in community with Jon Felton and his kinfolk at the Savage River Farm. And, I will tell you of all the practical ways we shared during our … Continue reading

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Stuck In The Mud

One drizzly day, on a rolling paddock in Western Maryland, The Hollands! bus got stuck in the mud. It took one tractor, seven farmers, five musicians, and two solid hours to pull that sucker out.

Filmed & Scored by Jana Holland, at Savage River Farm.  Music by Thomas Dutronc

 

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Pen Pal Bus Rider

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Our daughter, Graciana and Chris are pen pals, well, keypad pals really. They met on good ol’ Facebook and have been engaging in conversations about music, faith and life as we know it for the past year. Today we’ll be picking … Continue reading

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Photo Journalist

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In 2010, Kara Counard started coming regularly to our local shows in Northeast Wisconsin. She would show up with her son, friends and a handful of brightly colored hula hoops. Her spirit was humble and as she engaged with our … Continue reading

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Bus Meet Up in Montreat

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Sometimes we find other bus owners along our way, meet up and share homemade ice cream, bus stories and songs. busconversion.com has a bus forum for those wild ones out there who have made a decision to try the tiny … Continue reading

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