Lot to digest there! We've discussed many of these subjects, but the forum is broader than it is deep right now. It'll take some poking through the sub-forums to find them. I was a vegetarian for a little over a year, until I started driving truck. Something I'd like to explore again. Welcome to the forum!
This thread turned out to be quite a lot of fun! Two years ago I was working 12+ hours a day in two different restaurants. Now I spend 8-10 hours a day on the road, listen to books or podcasts, pay nothing in rent, and live well within my means (for the first time since college). So while I sometimes miss the little comforts of a settled life, I have a MUCH healthier mind-space day to day. Today I listed to A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson, for the 5th or sixth time. Elayne, you should look in…