How To Vaccinate A Pig (and Other Barnyard Lessons)

So here we are at the six week mark for being parked at Kendalleise Rescue Ranch. I like being here. The animals are great, and I’ve learned at lot about how to care for them, and just how to act around them.

Happy Birthday

During our first week on the ranch, Millie the Sheep birthed two lambs.

Once I helped Liz iodine the umbilical cords, she showed me how to tell if the lambs were male...

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Ditching Suburbia Meetup Photos

So many people. So many stories!

Our recent meetup in Austin Texas was a smashing success. We never took time to count. I think we had roughly 23 families, maybe 50 adults and another 50 kids. It was tough to say since we all weren’t in one place at one time.

Kids ran amok around a great playground. People connected over food. Great conversations everywhere. Rig tours in the parking lot....

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Ditching Suburbia Manifesto Shirt

Ditching Suburbia Manifesto Shirt Suburbia-ditchers have different values than most people - tell the world what they are:

Simpler Living. Closer Family. Richer Education. Uncommon Adventures.

Styles available: t-Shirts, tank tops, and hoodies.
Colors available: black, navy, gray.

Boyink Interactive Adds Content Strategy Services

Add a little DitchingSuburbia sauce to your business!

I’m pleased to announce that Boyink Interactive - the folks behind - are now offering Content Strategy services.

What is Content Strategy?


  • Understanding that your content is a business asset and treating it as such.
  • Researching your current content efforts to see what’s working and what isn’t.
  • Looking at...

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Our Faith Journey 3 - Tearing Apart and Rebuilding Church

This is the third in a series of articles describing how our church life changed afer hitting the road fulltime. These are the books that first tore apart and then rebuilt our understanding of church.

If you haven’t yet you can read our backstory and then read about our experiences trying to attend church while traveling.

We couldn’t reconcile fulltime travel and church.

The disconnect...

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Six Signs You Were Born and Raised in an RV

There are several hundred people who live on the road in a trailer/airstream/bus/fifth-wheel. A lot of these families started out young and had more children on the road. Although I was not born in an RV, I was raised in one. I’m sure people like me can relate to this can of worms.

  1. You have trouble figuring out how to flush the toilet in a public restroom.
    Nearly all RVs have a...

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