The Mountain and the Sky

The Mountain and the Sky (Check out our Instagram @otter_mayhem for some video of the vast landscape!) The first weekend of Vanlife has been very relaxing. As you read in the prior post it’s been a rough start with personal health and sudden changes in our finances, but we’ve made it through to the other…

Past Triggers

The snow does not seem to want to linger on the ground.  The locals keep describing a winter that I fear does not exist.  I would love to see the rivers and lakes frozen over for ice skating to occur.  I would love to be forced to carry my shovel in my car with me everywhere I go…

The Gypsy Series: South Dakota

The major obstacle with moving to South Dakota was the unknown and lack of understanding of the climate.  We imagined it would be extremely cold, tundra like, especially since our research revealed that snow covers the ground for 8 months out of the year.  The move was happening in October, not unlike this one, and…