Our home for the past two years.

How blue painter’s tape helped us move into an RV

We decided about five years ago to start plans to make ourselves “location independent,” by purchasing an RV to live in and travel. We still needed to work, but with the business we own we knew we could be mobile and still serve our clients. We spent three years preparing for our adventure, including nightly […]

July Journal: It’s so hot!!!

We’ve been in Grand Junction Colorado for the past six weeks and it has been so incredibly hot!! Like 100+ degrees day after day after day. So, how do you deal with heat when you are living in a motorhome? Let me clarify: how do you deal with the heat when you are working all […]

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When the view isn’t glamorous.

Victoria Texas, the Crossroads

Ringing in 2018 in the crossroads of Texas

We migrated to south-central Texas the second week of January, landing in Victoria Texas. This medium-sized community is dubbed the “crossroads” for the coastal bend area of Texas. It is centered between Houston and San Antonio and about 30 minutes from the Port Lavaca, on the Gulf Coast. This is a working town. No real […]

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Goliad Texas: history, shopping and beer

While we are in Victoria Texas for January, we took a Saturday and went full-on tourist, to a place we had read about last winter but didn’t have the time to visit. Goliad, Texas is the home of the not-as-famous Texas battle for Independence . The original cry of Texicans fighting for independence was “Remember […]

January Journal: Ugh – the dreaded flu hit us

About a week after we arrived, we both came down with the winter, nasty flu. I actually tested positive and Marc did not, but they treated both of us with Tami-flu and antibiotics, as well as some cough suppressant. For almost 2 weeks, we did pretty much nothing more than the absolute minimum of work, […]

One of the Park Model streets at Voyager RV Resort in Tucson

Is it always windy in the Southwest?

Sunset On Plomosa Road, Quartzsite AZ

November Journal: Quartzsite

If you have been RVing very long, or even just reading the blogs of others who do, you will eventually come across “Quartzsite.” Quartzsite, Arizona is in the southwestern area, about 30 miles from the California border, and on Interstate 10.  It is a very small community, whose claim to fame is that it is […]

Even in the fall the small waterfalls run.

October Journal: Zion National Park

Cadillac Ranch, Dad and me. My father wasn't that impressed, since he has had a love of Caddie's since I was a girl.

Strolling down Memory Lane. With my parents.

My father was a mail carrier and my mother went to college when she was 16. These were just two of the many things I learned when we took my parents on a nostalgic trip down History Lane. We had made the trip to Amarillo Texas, to see where they spent most of their younger […]

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Look Before You . . .

Leap? Park? Pull out in traffic? Drop the jacks? I know each of us claims to have a ‘checklist’ that is part of our teardown and setup routine, but do we really run our checklist? Is it written down, and actually checked? Or are you trusting your (increasingly cluttered/distracted) brain for these all important, and […]

Postcards From America