A Trusted Friend in a Complicated World

Denise Barlock as told to Steffani Cameron

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I Make My Living by Road-Tripping America—Here’s What I Never Travel Without

As my career neared its end, taking up life in a retirement community didn't interest me. I wondered what it'd be like to live in an RV for a while and see America. Little did I know that, four years later, I'd have road-tripped 34 states, Western Canada, and over 54,000 miles, with no end in sight—or that I would keep earning a living while having the retirement of my dreams.