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 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!
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
Wow, it's been ten days since I published an update to this blog. I kept thinking I would get around to it, but since things have been pretty laid-back lately, I didn't have anything of real interest to report. But this morning I got a phone call from my Mom, and she was worried because … Continue reading Settled In For Awhile, Amazon Lockers, Holiday Plans
As I reported in the last post, we had another episode of battery death, this time with our brand new 150 amp-hour batteries that we just purchased last week at Camping World. At the time of that post, we had let the generator run all night to try to recharge the batteries. Here's what happened … Continue reading Battery Update, Christmas Plans, More Geocaching
It wouldn't be RV life without something in the rig breaking or malfunctioning, but we didn't expect it to be the house batteries. We just replaced them a week ago. As I mentioned before, since we've been boondocking in the desert, we've been running the generator for an hour in the morning and an hour … Continue reading Dead Batteries Again, Geocaching, Maintenance
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