Category Archives: Random

Fourth Hoboversary: What’s Changed?

Saturday marked four years–and nearly one million blog views–since I started hoboing. It does sometimes seem that this episodic novel I’m living is monotonous in its constant change, but a look back at where I was four years ago makes me … Continue reading

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The Shepherd Who Didn’t Run

You may have picked up on the fact that I’m a little bit obsessed with Saints (and those on their way to being declared Saints). There’s something about getting to know one of God’s best friends that just makes me … Continue reading

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15 from 2015

It’s been a busy year, just like last year and the year before. I took a lot of trains, headed to pilgrimages of one kind and another. I went to a very important first communion, and became a godmother one … Continue reading

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Gifts for God-Lovers

I ran into some friends at Mass today and suggested that we get breakfast afterwards. “But nowhere in a strip mall,” I cautioned. “We can’t park on Black Friday.” They suggested Panera, which I pointed out was across from Best … Continue reading

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Three Years a Hobo

Last Thursday marked three years that I’ve been doing this hobo thing. Three years since I last kept my books on a bookshelf. Three years since I had a reliable address. Three years since I saw any one person on … Continue reading

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Hobo for Christ Podcast

If you follow me on Facebook or Instagram, you already know about my exciting news: I’ve started a podcast! Guess who got a fancy new microphone! Working on the inaugural episode of the Hobo for Christ podcast right now. Get … Continue reading

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Catholic Fun Facts

Alternate clickbait title: 16 Crazy Things about the Catholic Church That Will Leave You Stunned! All Catholics are expected to perform some act of penance every Friday and the US Bishops recommend abstaining from meat. Turns out that didn’t go … Continue reading

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14 from 2014

2014 was a busy year. I weathered the polar vortex in Hawaii and then immediately after in Kansas, Wisconsin, and Michigan. I saw two friends ordained and 5 couples married. I visited 11 foreign countries (that sign in the background … Continue reading

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The Best Catholic Kids’ Present Ever

I am so excited. I am a godmother to 5, all under 8. That means that at this point, my job mainly consists of praying and buying presents. I buy them a lot of books–my friend’s little girl once told … Continue reading

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Hobo Abroad–Turkey, England, Belgium

Thanks to your prayers and support and encouragement, I just spent 6 weeks in Europe! If you follow me on Instagram or Facebook, you know all about this. But I thought you might like me to fill in some details … Continue reading

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