Currently located at Pilot Knob BLM LTVA in Winterhaven, CA, just west of Yuma, AZ: Greetings once again from the desert Southwest! At the moment, it's 5:40 AM, and I'm sitting at my dining table listening to the wind whistle through all the little nooks and crannies on the rig, while enjoying a cup of … Continue reading From Class C to Fifth Wheel: How Boondocking Has Changed For Us
Currently at Schulenburg RV Park in Schulenburg, Texas: We are finally back out on the road after spending 46 days and nights in the Escapees Rainbow's End RV Park in Livingston, Texas. During those 46 days, we sold our 24' Class C Thor Chateau motorhome, bought a 33' Grand Design Reflection fifth wheel, and traded … Continue reading On the Road Again, Expensive Lessons
Currently at Escapees Rainbow's End RV Park in Livingston, Texas: Wow, it's only been four days since my last blog post, but things have jumped ahead at light speed since Tuesday. Early on Wednesday morning, I got a text message from the person we purchased our new RV from. She was back in Virginia and … Continue reading Things Can Change Fast! Got the Title, Lizzy is Sold, One Week to Go!
Currently at Escapees Rainbow's End RV Park in Livingston, Texas: We hope you are all having a happy and healthy holiday season! From the looks of the weather map for the country, it appears that we lucked out by being held up here in Livingston instead of being in Arizona in December. From all the … Continue reading Last Look at Lizzy, Recap of 2019
Currently at Escapees Rainbow's End RV Park in Livingston, Texas: Just a real quick update to share some big news, everyone! We are now the excited owners of a 2017 Grand Design Reflection 303RLS 5th Wheel! Her name is Lizzy Too, and she's a beautiful travel trailer that just can't wait to move into. We … Continue reading Welcome, Lizzy Too!
From the Coconino National Forest near Flagstaff, Arizona: Summer is definitely showing signs of winding down here in the mountains. The angle of the sun is noticeably different than it was when we arrived here back in late May, making the shadows longer and darker. The temperatures have continued to be mostly very pleasant with … Continue reading Cows Come Calling, Milestone Birthday, Generator Conks Out
It's time once again for our monthly expense report where we share the costs associated with our full-time RV life. We live in a 24' Thor Chateau 22E Class C RV with our two cats, Maggie and Molly. We do not have a sticks-and-bricks home base, but travel wherever the weather takes us as we … Continue reading Monthly Expense Report – July 2019 – Full-time RV Living
Today marks the eleven-month anniversary of the day we moved out of our sticks-and-bricks house and into our little RV to start our new life as full-time RVers. It's hard to believe that we've been out here for almost a year--time just seems to fly by. But we're still having the time of our lives, … Continue reading Eleven-Month RVersary, Museum Fire Update, Major Rig Upgrade
Well, our first five days in the Prescott National Forest at the Hilltop Campground have certainly been busy and eventful. After boondocking in the desert for so long with no close neighbors, it's been a bit of an adjustment getting used to the sounds of people shouting at each other, dogs barking and generators running. … Continue reading Mattress Upgrade, Campground Evacuation Due to Wildfire
Welcome back to the blog! You may notice a slightly different look this week. I've made a few changes that I hope you'll enjoy. I've added a new page to the blog called "Where We've Been", which is a chronological list of the places we've camped since we hit the road on September 1, 2018. … Continue reading Blog Changes, Geocaching, Drive to Crown King, RV Mattress Upgrade