Coping-With-Setbacks-Shortages-Bob Davis Podcast 1020

Coping With Setbacks and Shortages

Above all no one ever said coping with setbacks and shortages is easy. You can let shortages and setbacks ruin the travel vibe or stay in the flow. Learn about my latest exploits on the road in Nevada in Coping-With-Setbacks-Shortages-Bob Davis Podcast 1020.

Trying To Take My Time Traveling

Firstly I’ve been making quite an effort lately to take my time traveling.

The Plan

Secondly the plan was to spend several days in Nevada.

Not To Be

This was not to be.

Losing A Tire In The Vastness of Nevada

To clarify heading into a campground in the middle of nowhere in the Silver State I blew a tire.

Ely Nevada Is All Right

On the other hand the good news is four tires on the back of mobile podcast command so the remaining three tires carried me safely an additional 48 miles to Ely, Nevada.

Four Kick Ass New Tires And A Oil Change

Further I got myself four new all terrain tires and had a great time in a pretty cool small town in the mountains.

Attitude

As a result of all this I was reminded again how important attitude is.

Gratitude

Gratitude and staying in the flow allowed me to get through this mini crisis with ease.

Be Happy When You Have To Deal With Problems

Moreover I had a pretty good time dealing with some difficult issues.

Even more considering stories in the news about shortages getting four new tires and the filter for the oil change in a small town out west was no small feat.

Parallel To Real Life

Certainly there is a parallel to real life here.

Something’s Going To Give

Most importantly sooner or later something’s got to give.

Just Don’t Lose It

After that some people freak out and the experience ruins their day, trip, month or life.

Right?

Facts Of Nomad Life

However one thing about nomad life I have experienced.

Sooner or later you’re going to end up on the side of the road.

Life Too

So it is with normal life.

Shortages

For example you don’t have to go very deep into social media to learn there are earth shattering shortages coming.

Preppers Cleaning Up

Buy dried food and put it in the basement, right?

Media Horror Stories

Even more there are all kinds of potential horror stories about the pandemic, real estate prices and the stock market to boot.

Stay In The Flow

Finally the one thing I have learned is to stay in the attitude of gratitude.

And to stay in the high vibration travel vibe.

To sum up no one wants to spend a ton of money on new tires.

No one wants to deal with national and international economic issues, right?

On the other hand adults know these things happen.

Therefore it’s best to be prepared and roll with it.

I’ll tell you what I did in Coping-With-Setbacks-Shortages-Bob Davis Podcast 1020.

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Rest-In-Colorado-Bob Davis Podcast 1013

Finally At Rest In Colorado

Firstly after a lot of back roads travel I am at rest in Colorado. But it’s hard to catch my breath at ten thousand plus feet. Learn more in Rest-In-Colorado-Bob Davis Podcast 1013.

Busy On The Nomad Road

Secondly and seriously there’s a lot of work when you’re running your business and creating from the road as a nomad.

Love It

Of course I love it all.

Fatigued? Me?

Therefore it’s not always easy to know when I am fatigued.

Fun As Hell

More importantly taking the back roads and avoiding cities from the East Coast to Colorado while fun as hell wears a person out.

Ten Thousand Two Hundred Feet

Consequently I am ten thousand two hundred feet up in the Grand Mesa National Forest.

And it is Grand!

Singing Wind

Moreover if you listen to this podcast you’ll hear the wonderful singing wind up here.

Pine Forest

And we’ll take a walk through a pine forest.

Time To Unwind

In addition we’ll talk a little about how some nomads unwind.

Not always how I unwind!

A Little Different

On the other hand I would humbly submit I am a little different than most.

Covering A Lot Of Ground

That is to say I am covering a huge amount of ground.

Not Supposed To Get Tired

But I don’t expect to get tired.

Salmon And Steak

Finally I love this nomad life. It’s been steaks or salmon on the campfire every night at some beautiful places.

Seeing A United States You Don’t Hear About

Even more I am seeing a United States you don’t hear very much about these days.

Weird Rural America?

To clarify you hear how weird rural America is.

Vibrant And Exciting

But after days of driving between 60 and 35 through small and medium sized towns across this country I see a vibrant and even prosperous landscape.

Perfect Farms and Huge Ranches

From the perfect farms in Vermont and Indiana to the wide swaths of crops extending for miles across Nebraska and Western Colorado.

From Sea To Signing Sea

Literally from sea to shining sea.

Great Summer Travel For Me

In conclusion I wouldn’t change anything about this summer’s travel.

More To Come

And there’s much more to come.

Always Better Driving West

To sum up I always feel better when driving west.

Mountains!

And I love mountains.

Love This Nomad Life

After that I love this nomad life.

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Maine-Extreme-North-Down-East-Bob Davis Podcast 1009

Maine Extreme North Down East

Most importantly I am in Maine’s Extreme North heading all the way Down East and you can learn more about the trip in Maine-Extreme-North-Down-East-Bob Davis Podcast 1009.

It Was A Quick Tour Of The Northeast

Firstly I am taking what started out as a quick tour of the Northeast US.

Wanting To Spend More Time

Secondly I am finding myself wanting to spend more time here.

Three States

Above all there were three states I had ever been to despite all my travels.

Vermont. New Hampshire. Maine.

Southern New Hampshire Still To Come

To clarify haven’t spent much time in New Hampshire because I went through quickly on my way to Maine.

Days in Vermont and Maine

On the other hand I spent three days in Vermont and now an equal amount of time in Maine.

Massachusetts!

Of course I’ll be heading back through southern New Hampshire on the way Massachusetts.

Wild and Wonderful

Consequently while Vermont feels like a warm blanket Maine feels wild and wonderful.

Down East

I would think that certainly most people are most familiar with ‘Down East’.

Maine’s South Eastern Shore

Even more if they’re from the East Coast they’ve probably spent time on Maine’s South Eastern shores,

Origin Of Down East

However the origin of the term ‘Down East’ is a sailing term and only refers to geography secondarily.

Corrections Are In Order

Therefore I have to correct my own definition of the term in Maine-Extreme-North-Down-East-Bob Davis Podcast 1009.

Partial To Northern Maine

Finally I find myself partial to Northern Maine, up by the Canadian Border.

Moreover I am not sure why.

Maybe because every place I saw around the bend looked like a scene from a Stephen King novel.

Maine’s State Parks

Certainly Maine’s state parks are great.

Remote Regions

And Northern Maine features some of the most remote regions in the United States let alone the East Coast.

Extremes

Likewise it is hard to imagine a place more remote and extreme considering I am within driving distance of some of the most densely populated cities in the country.

History? We Got Your History!

Finally if it is history you’re looking for Maine has it in spades.

French Explorers and Extreme Weather

Native Americans, French Explorers, Colonial Wars, Early Settlements and Extreme Weather.

Down East Is Civilization

To sum up once you get ‘Down East’ you’ll see more of the colonial era villages Vermont is famous for.

Harbors and Ferries

Even more the harbors and ferries.

Acadia!

And don’t forget Acadia National Park which I did!

Leaving Something For The Next Visit

In conclusion it’s always good to leave some things undone on any tour through a state like Maine.

Because I’ll be back.

Pace Of Travel

In addition it’s always good to spend a little time in these podcasts talking about the pace of travel and the internal processes of a nomad.

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