Greetings from our home base in Deming, New Mexico! It's been eleven days since we returned from our first shakedown cruise in Lizzy 3, and we've been busy implementing some of the modifications that we added to our wish list on that trip. First on the project list was the installation of tire valve extenders … Continue reading Latest Mods and Upgrades to Lizzy 3
Greetings from our home base in Deming, New Mexico! We made it home on Tuesday after spending four nights at Leasburg Dam State Park near Radium Springs, concluding our eight-night shakedown cruise in our new rig, Lizzy 3. If you read our last post, you know that we spent the first four nights dry-camping at … Continue reading Lizzy 3 Shakedown Wrap-Up, Leasburg Dam
Let it never be said that these nomads let grass grow under their feet. Less than one week after we said good-bye to Lizzy Too, our 30' Grand Design Reflection fifth-wheel, we also sold our tow vehicle, Alberta, a Ford F-250 XLT Super Duty 4X4 long-bed crew cab truck (that's a mouthful!). Without having a … Continue reading Our New Rig – Say Hello to Lizzy 3
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!
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
Yesterday (Thursday) we left our campsite in the Cactus Forest on BLM land after spending 16 glorious days in the Arizona desert. Our very first true boondocking experience was everything that we had hoped it would be, even if there were some anxious moments learning to monitor and conserve our battery usage. There was a … Continue reading Boondocking Ends, Back to Hookups and City Life, Worms?
After an amazing two months in New Mexico, it was finally time to move on to lower altitudes and higher temperatures. We spent yesterday (Saturday) in Deming, running errands, stocking up on groceries and doing a little more sightseeing. First we went by the post office to pick up our mail, about three weeks' worth, … Continue reading House of Pies, Leaving New Mexico, A Day of Challenges
Since our last posting, we've sunk some more money into Lizzy to get her in prime shape for traveling. First, we took her to a local tire store that specializes in truck tires. Andy was having some problems reading the tire pressure on one of the valve stems, and we wanted to have all the … Continue reading More RV Maintenance, Outing #4
We just wrapped up our third outing since buying our RV, a 23' Class C Thor Chateau 23E. We returned to Tombigbee State Park for a quick, two-night getaway, only 15 minutes from our house. And like the two previous trips, we gained experience and made modifications that will help us be more comfortable and … Continue reading RV Trip #3 – Continuing to Learn
It's been a week and I'm just now getting around to reporting back on our camping experience at Tombigbee State Park on June 9-12, 2017 . It was awesome! Tombigbee SP is located less than fifteen minutes from our house, and we chose that location because we were taking our two kitties, Maggie and Molly, … Continue reading Tombigbee State Park | Kitties Go Camping