In the early 80s, seat belts were not a thing. As kids, we got full reign of the back seat of my Grandpa’s Buick. Full reign may be exaggerated. The truth is, that car was packed to the brim for our summer treks to the cottage.

My Nana could have won an award for packing the contents needed to make a home out of our 400 square foot, wood sided cottage for the week into the back of a sedan. My sister and I didn’t mind. We lounged on the yellow pink and blue daisy floral bedding which was perfectly flat packed on top of coolers and suitcases. Nowadays, this set up would be illegal for driving, but it’s all the rage on Instagram for those digital nomads who are living out of cars and vans.

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