Oh hi! I'm Steve.

First, welcome to the blog! I retired at the age of 35 from a career in information technology to a life of absolute freedom. Today, my wife and I travel the country full-time in our Airstream. We have a photo gallery at FullTimeExplorers.com and a travel-based channel on YouTube. Start here to find out what we're doing.

Rebuilding yourself (and your blog) after going viral

It’s not that this blog is “all that”, necessarily. But, I have spent some time in the spotlight as my story has circulated around the Internet. It’s wonderful when it happens. Stats soar. People offer words of encouragement (or hate). Then, what? Here’s the thing about going viral: It’s not always good. But still, the … Continue reading Rebuilding yourself (and your blog) after going viral

How can retailers afford those Black Friday deals? They can’t

Here’s the thing about Black Friday – it’s a day where we see the absolute marketing genius of many retailers truly shine, as they offer so-called deals on products that you probably could have picked up cheaper during other times of the year. How does the math add up with all these discounts? It doesn’t. … Continue reading How can retailers afford those Black Friday deals? They can’t