Full Time RV Living

Living and Working on the Open Road

  • Revisiting Ivie Creek at Maple Grove
    Friday, September 29 (continued) In previous visits to Ivie Creek near Salina, Utah, the crew and I boondocked at sites between the creek and the road that goes to Maple Grove Campground. This visit I find those free sites are … Continue reading ... read more
    Source: rv sue and her canine crew Published on 2017-10-20
    1 day ago
  • Bucket Lists & The Easternmost Point – Lubec, ME
    We were having a heat wave. It was the third week of Sept and “the beast” was parked in the northeastern-most point in the continental US. We were so far north that we were having trouble staying on US Cell towers (our phones kept roaming to Canada), yet it was… ... read more
    Source: WheelingIt Published on 2017-10-19
    2 days ago
  • Returning to our Regularly Scheduled Content – The Great Loop: South to the Keys (Part 3: 10,000 Islands)
    We have now been in Marathon, Florida for two months. TWO MONTHS!! Where has the time gone? Oh right, that little interruption we’ll just call Irma. We switched to real time updates during the evacuation, waiting for word on our boat and the initial recovery. And honestly, there was a… ... read more
    Source: Technomadia Published on 2017-10-19
    2 days ago
  • A Full-timer’s Secret Weapon
    This ground cover in North Dakota stayed green long after everything else was bare branches. No idea what it is. Tonight I’m parked at a Cracker Barrel in Sioux Falls, SD, waiting to go back into the repair shop tomorrow morning to address a new concern the shop created when… ... read more
    Source: Interstellar Orchard Published on 2017-10-18
    3 days ago
  • Photo Essay: The road from Green River to Salina
    Friday, September 29 (continued) The Perfect Tow Vehicle tows the Best Little Trailer out of Lower Gray Canyon Campground. One last glance at the beach. Reggie, Roger, and I rumble down Hastings Road. One last look at the river and … Continue reading ... read more
    Source: rv sue and her canine crew Published on 2017-10-18
    3 days ago
  • Returning to the Womb in Winter
    Last post, I was having fun re-inventing the water bottle. But today I'd like to be completely non-facetious, because it really was profoundly satisfying to take that hot water bottle to bed with me. Isn't profound satisfaction worthy of a post?The old saying about 'hunger is the best sauce,' is… ... read more
    Source: Occupation of Independence Published on 2017-10-16
    5 days ago
  • Listening is important for the solo RVer
    Wednesday, September 26 It’s cloudy today at Lower Gray Canyon Campground, Green River, Utah. The crew and I walk over to Swasey’s Beach. “No one is here! It’s all ours!” Reggie, Roger and I walk the length of the beach. … Continue reading ... read more
    Source: rv sue and her canine crew Published on 2017-10-16
    5 days ago
  • Moments of Normal Returns to The Keys: Burdines Waterfront Re-Opens
    As we’ve passed the 1-month mark since Hurricane Irma struck the Florida Keys, folks here are still deep in dealing with the fall out. The view from Y-Not looks mostly normal. We’re in a location here at Burdines where we have to look harder to see signs of  the destruction.… ... read more
    Source: Technomadia Published on 2017-10-15
    6 days ago
  • Sugar Beet Harvest Job Descriptions and Recap
    A typical sugar beet. They’re white, unlike table beets. Oh, and they come covered in dirt. Today (Saturday the 14th) was my last day working the sugar beet harvest, woohoo! Our last truck came in at 11:37pm last night, so today day crew just came in for four hours to… ... read more
    Source: Interstellar Orchard Published on 2017-10-14
    1 week ago
  • Green River Melon Fever
    Wednesday, September 20 “Ya know what would taste good right about now?. Watermelon.  Yeah.  I say we take a ride into town and get one.” Reggie and Roger concur. Hopping to their paws, they wait expectantly for my next move. … Continue reading ... read more
    Source: rv sue and her canine crew Published on 2017-10-13
    1 week ago
  • RV Park Review – Narrows Too Camping Resort, Trenton, ME
    Our waterfront site at Narrows Too CampgroundA large, well-kept (but pricey) campground in a great location to explore Acadia National Park in Maine. Campground is open May 1st through ~third week of Oct. Link to park here: Narrows Too Camping Resort, Trenton, ME Link to map location here: Narrows Too… ... read more
    Source: WheelingIt Published on 2017-10-13
    1 week ago
  • “Life elevated” at Utah’s Lower Gray Canyon
    Tuesday, September 19 As is our custom, the crew and I stay at camp during our first day at Lower Gray Canyon Campground (Swasey’s Beach) on the Green River near the town of the same name. When we arrived yesterday, … Continue reading ... read more
    Source: rv sue and her canine crew Published on 2017-10-12
    1 week ago
  • Acadia National Park Part IV – All The Rest!
    Even the pets loved it hereSo I finally made it to the end of my Acadia National Park series! When I first started writing about the area I thought I could wrap it up in around 2-3 posts, but I just had too much to say. Or, to put it… ... read more
    Source: WheelingIt Published on 2017-10-10
    2 weeks ago
  • The Great Escape from the cold
    Monday, September 18 “Okay, guys.  Your bellies are full, you’ve had your walk, it’s time for you to take your morning nap.  We’re on the road again and we have many miles to go.” Having made this announcement, I start … Continue reading ... read more
    Source: rv sue and her canine crew Published on 2017-10-10
    2 weeks ago
  • Almost Needing a Heater
    It is easy to poke fun at ascetics. I do a bit of it myself, particularly where the 'holy man in the van' syndrome displays itself, usually ostentatiously. Therefore it will seem ironic that this post appears to strut its asceticism before the readers.Perhaps asceticism only seems ridiculous when it… ... read more
    Source: Occupation of Independence Published on 2017-10-10
    2 weeks ago

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