A Solo Journey Into The American Wilderness

What happens when a single mom turns and faces her huge empty nest? She downsizes, buys an offroad teardrop trailer, and embarks on a solo journey into the American wilderness.

Join me in my outback, nomad adventures showcasing the beauty of life in Nature! Check out adventure stories and photo galleries.

How do you do it?

Find out how to live large in a tiny teardrop trailer with solar and offroad capacity.

Discover the world of boondocking free on public land where the views are spectacular and people are scarce.

Explore my tips and advice on gear and share your favorites with me!

What’s in a name?

What about the Miracle Update name? It’s a long story, but rest assured I’m not here to save your soul.

Life trained awareness of the miracles packed into every day and my gratitude overflows into the Outback Edition of Miracle Update.

May the blessings ripple your way.

It’s all about you!

My greatest wish is that a bit of this or that may inspire or encourage you to be YOU, here and now.

Your authentic life is a rare gift to all!

Happy Trails to YOU!

Learning to Live After Loss

I had it all figured out, until life stepped in…

Top 3 Boondocking Tips

Top 3 tips to beat the crowds, cut your costs, and live in paradise!

How to Live Large in a Tiny Teardrop

I was tired of tent-camping but didn’t want to live inside an RV. Check out the winner of my quest for a tiny, rugged, offroad rv with high customer ratings, easy to hook up and tow, low maintenance, user-friendly with the capacity to “boondock” or primitive camp.

Gear Hound – Tools For Tiny Living

Those of us who are outdoor adventures love our gear and gadgets! Take a look at some of my finds for living in a tiny space. I hope you’ll share your great finds with me too!

Listening In To Now

What does it mean to live fully in the present? To let go of expectations, past and present and experience Now?

Blog Stories and Photos    

Click on the links below to read stories and view photos of adventures in the outback.

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4 months ago

For the first time dispersed camping is no longer free or even available sometimes in parts of Colorado. We’re causing too much damage with our ignorance. Please learn “Leave No Trace” practices and “Take the Pledge.” #leavenotrace #takethepledge #protectwildlife #naturelovers ... See MoreSee Less
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8 months ago

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8 months ago

A short drive from Santa Fe to Villanueva State Park's hiking trails and campgrounds for our first hike in New Mexico since the lockdown. Didn't pass another person on the trail and the camp was not full. It feels so good to be out again! So grateful to be fully vaccinated! ... See MoreSee Less
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8 months ago

Rocky is most happy about my decision to continue to avoid nomad, teardrop life until covid is better. With vaccine I’m safer but I could still be part of the spread by traveling and needing public facilities and services. So, we’re going to try an “Edge of Wilderness” OS, staying longer and more cloistered at a few of our favorite sweet spots for a year. We’ll explore hikes in wilderness areas around Santa Fe and west of Denver. Really get to know it. One week in on the edge of the Pecos Wilderness and we’ve had two snows and tree-ripping high winds more days than not. We both have deep content sighs and grins snuggling into the amazing sense of security four strong walls and a roof provides during spring storms. Not to mention the ease of plumbing, electricity, and internet! Rocky and I could get used to this Edge of Wilderness way! ... See MoreSee Less
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8 months ago

When I woke up I had been transported🤍🤍🤍🤍 ... See MoreSee Less
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Cindy Cason has been a print and broadcast journalist, magazine writer, communications director, and consultant.
At home, she was a single mom to four busy and amazing kids. In a blink, they launched and she faced a quiet, empty home and another decade until retirement.
She sold the farm and embarked on a solo journey into the American wilderness, traveling in a tiny, but fierce, offroad teardrop trailer pulled by a Subaru Outback.
Today she spotlights the beauty of life in nature, hoping to inspire you to passionately live every phase of your own authentic life.
Especially retirement…





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