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  1. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    Over 1,000 buckaroos stashed away toward my vehicle. God I can't wait to get out of here o.o

    Over 1,000 buckaroos stashed away toward my vehicle. God I can't wait to get out of here o.o
  2. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    Officially have two job offers to choose from :). Rubbertramping, here I come. It's been so long.

    Officially have two job offers to choose from :). Rubbertramping, here I come. It's been so long.
  3. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    Cool travelers are always fun to spontaneously hang out with :).

    Cool travelers are always fun to spontaneously hang out with :).
  4. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    Took me a minute to realize that you were talking about actual CHILDREN and not traveling kids...

    Took me a minute to realize that you were talking about actual CHILDREN and not traveling kids, hahaha. Shows how my brain is wired these days.
  5. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    I feel so confused about what to do with my life. It's like I've been wandering so much that I...

    I feel so confused about what to do with my life. It's like I've been wandering so much that I don't quite "belong" anywhere anymore.
  6. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    My phone is being awkward and not letting me like your comment, but it cracked me up.

    My phone is being awkward and not letting me like your comment, but it cracked me up.
  7. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    Hahaha, happened to me a few years ago when I was rubbertramping. Wanted to kick down to this...

    Hahaha, happened to me a few years ago when I was rubbertramping. Wanted to kick down to this couple at a rest stop and they wouldn't let me. Must've looked scruffy :P
  8. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    Check out New England if ya get out East. Weather is still decent this time of year, and the...

    Check out New England if ya get out East. Weather is still decent this time of year, and the whole damn place explodes into the most beautiful autumn you will ever see in October.
  9. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    Also Rainbow. Never gone to a gathering, but a decent chunk of the kids I've met seem to be...

    Also Rainbow. Never gone to a gathering, but a decent chunk of the kids I've met seem to be affiliated. Not quite my scene.
  10. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    Nice weather over here, I think. I do miss the East Coast, though. Wanna make it out again soon.

    Nice weather over here, I think. I do miss the East Coast, though. Wanna make it out again soon.
  11. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    Met some great kids in Mendocino last night. Generous travelers are the best people :). Man, I...

    Met some great kids in Mendocino last night. Generous travelers are the best people :). Man, I miss the East Coast, but the 1 is special.
  12. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    I am on the pacific highway. Bodega Bay at the moment. Spent last night sleeping under the...

    I am on the pacific highway. Bodega Bay at the moment. Spent last night sleeping under the stars on the beach and swearing off the Valley forever.
  13. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    Getting out of the foothills in 101 degree weather was hell, but I am almost to the coast!! So...

    Getting out of the foothills in 101 degree weather was hell, but I am almost to the coast!! So glad I toughed it out yesterday.
  14. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    Good luck. Traveling without a decent pack is shitty. Mandolins rock. I got myself a uke...

    Good luck. Traveling without a decent pack is shitty. Mandolins rock. I got myself a uke recently. Here's a toast to tiny traveling instruments.
  15. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    Finally well again and back on the road! Hitching to that coastal highway, then heading North.

    Finally well again and back on the road! Hitching to that coastal highway, then heading North.
  16. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    Photos Missing: Meg and Johnny

    That's awesome news. Always freaky when friends go MIA for a bit.
  17. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    Photos Missing: Meg and Johnny

    I'm on the West Coast and heading up North soon. I'll definitely keep an eye out.
  18. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    Hey! What's up?

    Hey! What's up?
  19. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    Montana

    Yeah, the whole region of Montana and Wyoming can be pretty unpredictable. Never underestimate the wind chill factor.
  20. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    Montana

    When I was up there a few weeks ago it was still getting pretty chilly, and it was snowing in Bozeman. According to google, the temperatures are going to range between 60-80 degrees fahrenheit over the next week. Could be colder at night, though. Couldn't hurt to bring a jacket. You could...
  21. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    So I Want To Apologize

    We've ALL got a lot to learn, Sirius. Sometimes I feel like I don't know which way is up, and I don't even have a manic depressive disorder. Take care.
  22. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    hitchhiking with a road dog

    Pretty much covers it. A road dog can make the road much less lonely, but if you are a girl they might slow ya down a bit. I always thought it was worth trading in some speed for companionship, myself. Good luck!
  23. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    I never said women were not at a greater risk. We are generally smaller than men. I am sure...

    I never said women were not at a greater risk. We are generally smaller than men. I am sure that you are coming from a place of concern, but please, let us make our own choices without bothering the shit out of us for it. Anyone with half a brain knows traveling like that is risky.
  24. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    Solo Female Hitching Den-SF

    I was not addressing you, but a cultural attitude that encourages women to be afraid to go out on their own. But hey, I'm done here. This thread is veering way off topic. If the OP wants to speak for herself she will. My main point is just that she should be able to make her own choice...
  25. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    I just disagree with you. I traveled halfway across the US by myself and think women should be...

    I just disagree with you. I traveled halfway across the US by myself and think women should be able to make their own choices when it comes to having road dogs or not. That's all.
  26. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    Thanks, brother. You too!

    Thanks, brother. You too!
  27. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    Solo Female Hitching Den-SF

    Oh yeah. And Dahmer's just the tip of the iceberg. What about Gacy? The "Kind Killer" in Britain who lured young gay men into his home only to murder them when they tried to leave? That poor sex therapist who was murdered by those tweakers at Hardly Strictly? We just had a thread about that...
  28. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    Solo Female Hitching Den-SF

    I've always found that double standard odd... This assumption that men are just inherently safe from assault or random murder, whereas women are encouraged to think there's rapists behind every bush just waiting for us. There have been many famous cases of serial killers and rapists who...
  29. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    Solo Female Hitching Den-SF

    Well, of course the road is risky for women. Of course we exist in a sexually dimorphic species where women are more physically vulnerable than men. I'm sure she knows that. Personally, I always carried a bowie knife and pepper spray. Never had to use either one in self defense. She is a...
  30. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    News & Blogs 3 "Drifters" Face Murder Convictions

    I remember hearing about this shortly after it happened. I was actually at hardly strictly the year this happened. I was mobbing around with several large groups of people, so I was pretty safe from the bastards, but still kind of spooky to think about what could've happened. I was also...
  31. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    Lot Lizards

    When I was riding along with my boyfriend, we spotted a lizard or two, always in warmer climates, usually the desert. One of them even knocked on the window while I was hanging out with him in the cabin. He told her that his girlfriend was already in the truck with him. She scurried off...
  32. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    Solo Female Hitching Den-SF

    Totally agreed. I've hitched coast to coast across the US. First half was with a very experienced roadie. Not only can it be a great bonding experience, it's also incredibly helpful to have that kind of leg up when ya start on your own. There's lots of little things someone can teach you...
  33. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    Guy followed us all the way to my relative's house where I got out of the car, awkwardly blurted...

    Guy followed us all the way to my relative's house where I got out of the car, awkwardly blurted out that I have a boyfriend, and ran inside. She hopped right in his car. Pretty sure she used me as bait to get another ride. But hey, I got a free dress. Can't complain.
  34. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    Then she proceeded to flag some random mofo down WHILE WE WERE DRIVING ON THE HIGHWAY, shouting...

    Then she proceeded to flag some random mofo down WHILE WE WERE DRIVING ON THE HIGHWAY, shouting that I was single and that he should take me on a date. I told her that I was definitely not single and to please stop. She informed me that it was okay because I don't even know what love is. Okay.
  35. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    Gahahaha, oh god. Mine stole a bunch of random shit, and I'm about 70% certain that she also...

    Gahahaha, oh god. Mine stole a bunch of random shit, and I'm about 70% certain that she also stole the dress she gave me as repayment for the ride. I mean, she would just walk into a store, grab stuff, and walk out with it in plain sight.
  36. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    Decided to repay some of my hitchhiking karma today by giving a lady a ride, and holy batballs...

    Decided to repay some of my hitchhiking karma today by giving a lady a ride, and holy batballs did she turn out to be crazy. Fuckin' Sac.
  37. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    Already feeling better and getting itchy feet. I want to see the ocean again, and then Alaska...

    Already feeling better and getting itchy feet. I want to see the ocean again, and then Alaska!!! Can't wait to be sleeping under the stars.
  38. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    First day off in Yellowstone :). Saving up money for that car real quick, and I saw two bison today.

    First day off in Yellowstone :). Saving up money for that car real quick, and I saw two bison today.
  39. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    Location is to be determined. In Bozeman, Montanna right now. They're sending a shuttle to...

    Location is to be determined. In Bozeman, Montanna right now. They're sending a shuttle to take me to the park tomorrow morning :)
  40. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    Nailed the interview and got hired to work at Yellowstone on the spot!!

    Nailed the interview and got hired to work at Yellowstone on the spot!!
  41. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    Shower Credits

    You're really cool for helping dirty kids out!! My boyfriend drives a big rig and he loves helping kids out by giving rides or kickdowns because he used to be a rubbertramp... But also 'cause he's dating me so he better be helpful to travelers ;) Keep kicking ass!
  42. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    Thanks, Matt! I'll let you know. Not a big fan on tourists in general, but I am a huge fan of...

    Thanks, Matt! I'll let you know. Not a big fan on tourists in general, but I am a huge fan of bison and wolves so I'll put up with it, haha.
  43. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    Yeah, I've heard bad things about Xantera. I'm willing to give it a shot anyway if it means I...

    Yeah, I've heard bad things about Xantera. I'm willing to give it a shot anyway if it means I get to see Yellowstone and make some cash.
  44. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    It's an entry level position with Xanterra. Cleaning and stuff.

    It's an entry level position with Xanterra. Cleaning and stuff.
  45. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    I got an interview with Yellowstone National Park!!!!

    I got an interview with Yellowstone National Park!!!!
  46. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    Happy hitching, girl!

    Happy hitching, girl!
  47. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    From my personal experience, AVOID PHEONIX IF YOU CAN. My old road dog and I got stuck there...

    From my personal experience, AVOID PHEONIX IF YOU CAN. My old road dog and I got stuck there for almost a week. It is hot and not traveler friendly. We had to spend several days befriending a group of RV tweakers before they finally took us out of the city, and even then they made us pay them...
  48. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    Does anyone else just.... Never miss people?

    I love solitude. I love reading dusty little novels from used bookshops by the porch light of a clandestine gas station. I love feeling my soul open up on a lonesome hike through the woods. And, when it comes to writing, I NEED to be alone and in silence to do it properly. Of course, because...
  49. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    Political Correct-ness

    The rise of ultra-political correctness and language/joke policing has been kind of frustrating for me. I am very, very much in favor of gay rights and racial equality. Racism, sexism, homophobia... They're all real. But when people want to control the jokes of comedians and inhibit open...
  50. iflewoverthecuckoosnest

    My experience with HPV

    STD stigma is bullshit. Most people have some form of hpv or herpes and just don't know it because they remain asymptomatic. Good for you coming out about it. I've had a thing or two myself. STD's are very common. Practice safe sex, folks :).