It can be fun thinking that you will be happy traveling around your state, country, or the world for various work and entertainment purposes. You have nothing holding you down. Your responsibilities are covered by the fact that you are connected to the Internet. Everything is awesome. Everything is flexible, fluid, and exciting.
But at some point, there may be a desire to slow down. Even if you have the best mobile job in the world, or you love seeing new places, eventually the trials of the road may catch up to you. And that’s when it’s not a bad time to sit back and take stock of what it means to be in one place for a minute. You can think about topics like home mortgages, remote but geographically stable work, the benefits of a strong virtual network, and how physical stability can help once you decide it’s time to start archiving and backing up all of your experiences on the road. [Read more…]