Screw picket fences. Live your best life. Sleep in the dirt.

Hi! I’m Tim. That’s my wife Angel.

The world is messed up, life is hard, and the rat race leaves you feeling burnt out and empty. Exploration is an essential means of addressing those problems.

What you’ll find here are articles about travel, the outdoors and the meaning of life, for normal people who want to spend their life doing abnormal things that matter, like sleeping in the woods, spending winters in Mexico, and participating in countercultural revolutions.


I’ve written a couple of books about those sorts of things: The Dirtbag's Guide to Life, and I Hope I Was Wrong About Eternal Damnation: An Absolutely True Memoir. The first is a legitimate indie hit, and the second is new but people tell me they like it. You should check them out.

I’m working on more books and articles, so join the email list so you don't miss out on a rich bounty of occasional updates. (While you're at it, tell your spam filter to leave us alone and butt out of our conversation.)

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"“I see the "How on Earth do you make this happen?" question in various groups all the time. I'd love to just get this guide out there in response!” 

Heather "Anish" Anderson, 2019 National Geographic Explorer of the Year on "The Dirtbag's Guide to Life"

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