Tag Archives: RV

Learning as We Travel – The Idea that Lunch on the Road for Us in this Big Rig with Jeep in Tow Is Simple Has Been Forever Dispelled – Two Hours Spent Undoing Our Lunch Plan Gone Wrong –

I am absent from this photo because I snapped it myself. This is Steve and I at the end of a trip day that took two hours longer than planned. We spent the night in this New Mexico campground. It … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye to Arizona Sky – Looking Forward to Our First Voyage across the USA in Our Motorhome – Booked Eleven Months – Just Short of a Year –

The time has come to begin our first adventure. I’m posting today because tomorrow will be devoted to packing our stuff outside, the grill, lawn chairs, outdoor carpets, tables, lots of items that we hope will all fit, probably snugly, … Continue reading

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Last Project Coming up – Modification of Jeep for Tow Bar Installation so We Can Tow It behind Our Motorhome – Our Local Transportation while Camping in the United States of America – Our Beautiful Homeland – Bookings Completed –

I have completed a difficult project, planning and booking reservations for us to camp in eleven RV Resorts in Texas, Louisiana, Florida, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Iowa, South Dakota, Colorado, and New Mexico, driving through all states between, at last arriving again … Continue reading

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Quick Post – Out for Our Morning Walk with Chelsea – Thinking How Much We Have Enjoyed Our Stay Here – Our Farewell Is Drawing Near – Then Back Next Year –

Steve is on the sidewalk, Chelsea, too, but not visible. I am lagging behind taking the photo. We will return here each year to spend the winter seasons. We’ve lingered long enough to watch many RVers arrive and depart, which is quite a … Continue reading

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Walking Along the Canal Making Plans to Begin Our Journey – We Must Get Serious – I Should Be Booking Our Stops –

Walking Chelsea, our pet Bichon Frise, along the canal in the morning, we contemplated how we were going to begin our RV adventure. Which direction should we take, north to Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming and then to South Dakota, … Continue reading

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Adjustments – Chelsea Rules – She Thinks – We Share – Where Have I Been – Good Question – Life Is Good but Never Without Challenges –

  Ta da! This is my office space. It’s a much smaller area in our motor home than the room we shared as office space in our former stick-and-brick home. Steve uses the kitchen table when he works on his … Continue reading

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Camping on Site 73 for a While – Are We Having Fun Yet – Yes – Life Is What We Make It – Isn’t It – We Are Enjoying Special Moments as Life Goes On in its Ordinary Way –

Our motor home barely fits on Site 73, but here we are. I love the tree, probably a grapefruit or an orange tree, which Steve had to trim before we could open our door without branches hitting us in the … Continue reading

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We Found a Coach – Itasca Ellipse Made by Winnebago – This Is Our New Home – Moving Has Begun Again – Are We Having Fun Yet- Uh – Almost –

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Life Is Racing Along – Stuff Happens – Don’t Complain – Don’t Explain – Pet Bichon Frise Previews Coming Attractions – LIfe on the Road Baffles Her at First – Does She Cope –

No RV is yet in our grasp but the journey toward our dreams continues. Chelsea at age 13 shows us that she can handle whatever life throws at her. First she learned to walk politely on a leash (she is … Continue reading

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Getting Up Close and Personal with my Laptop – Preparation for Posting on the Road – (The Fox Photo Is a National Geographic Wallpaper) –

Getting up close and personal with my laptop? Until recently I have never used my laptop computer on my lap. (My lap is up close and personal. Well, kinda.) I have always treated my laptop like a desktop PC. My laptop has … Continue reading

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Who Is Grooming Chelsea – No Longer Planning to Look for Groomers on the Road in an RV – Carol Ann Has a New Job – Private Groomer – Chelsea Only –

  Chelsea, our Bichon Frise, now approaching her thirteenth year of age, has developed sensitive skin and other conditions connected with her mature state in life. Scratching her itches became an obsession that intensified after each grooming. The problem became serious … Continue reading

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Luxury Defined – Beauty – Convenience – New Appliances – Ample Living Space – Bath and a Half – All This in a Winnebago Journey Motor Home – Almost but Not Quite – Will Extreme Adventure Make the Difference for Us – We Think Yes –

Steve is a stickler on preparation. His idea to photograph every inch of storage space in our intended RV is helping us determine intelligently what to take along and where in the coach to store those articles we deem important. I would like … Continue reading

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Experience Teaches – Steve Learns Well – Necessity is the Father of Invention – And Steve Is a Master of Quick Fixes –

  When a plan is in place, as time passes, the next step becomes obvious. Our plan is to live the RV lifestyle, but the steps to arrive at our destiny are numerous. We now live in a large home; we will live … Continue reading

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My Camping Experience Began Early in Life – A Bear Did Not Visit Our Tent – But Raccoon Showed Up One Year – Our Tents Were Large Enough to Stand Up Inside – Not Small Like This One –

My husband Steve had camping on his mind before we met. An unfulfilled desire to roam the country in an RV lingered in his heart. When he revealed this yearning to me, he was delighted to find that I liked the idea. I shared with … Continue reading

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Five Hours Walking at the RV Show of All Shows – So Much to See – We Toured Many Coaches – Until the Right Moment Comes – We Will Continue Planning and Preparing –

This view shows a portion of the inside of the RV of our dreams. We drove more than an hour to get to the show. We had to ride a tram from the last parking lot to the massive area where hundreds … Continue reading

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RV Planning Continues – Changes Were Bound to Happen – Not Looking for Fifth Wheel – Now It’s a Motor Home We Think We Need – But – Perplexing Matters Persist – Like – How to Fit in a Pool Table – And Chelsea Wants a Doggy Door –

  Our dream for the future, our plan, our destiny has changed from a fifth wheel to a motor home. The authors of a book about RV living advise people to buy their third RV first. It seems people often purchase an RV and trade it in a … Continue reading

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Plans Are Fun to Make – We Are Planning Our Future – Believing the Lord Will Lead Us – Sharing Our Vision with You – We Picture Steve Driving an RV Up This Path – What Changes Will We Have to Make When the Time Comes –

Here are the questions: What changes must be made to drive an RV from the curb to the gate and into the backyard? Must we trim or move our organ pipe cactus (we think this is its name)? Should we move the yucca? … Continue reading

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