When we began our life on the road, we hoped to have time and opportunities for volunteer service. Last week we got our first chance, through an organization called the RV Disaster Corps (RVDC).
The Real Me is Here, In an Uncluttered World
The promise of a simpler and less cluttered existence was one of the things that led us to full-time RVing and an early retirement in 2016. This short film by full-time RVer Steven Dempsey explains in stunning images and poetic words the essence of the kind of life that we try to experience.
Walking Michigan’s Mackinac Bridge
On Labor Day, David walked across the Mackinac Bridge, the longest suspension bridge in the western hemisphere, taking part in a 61-year-old Michigan tradition.
Detroit’s Eastern Market and Belle Isle State Park
On our first full day in Detroit, we explored downtown’s Eastern Market and the urban park on Belle Isle–and busted some of our misconceptions about the area.
RV-Curious? 10 Ways to Start Learning About Full-Time RV Living
I often find myself talking with a non-RVer about full-time RV living and how it has changed our lives. Usually, the other person is in their late 40s or their 50s, with grown children and a successful career. But they
Two Texans Become Floridians (or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love My Domicile)
Cheryl and I have been Texans for the last 55 and 39 years, respectively. But a couple of days ago, we both became Floridians. No, we’re not giving up the RV lifestyle. And in fact, our RV and truck never even left Nevada. What we actually did was change our domicile from Texas to Florida. Here’s why and how we did it.
Yosemite’s Glacier Point and Sentinel Dome
California’s Yosemite National Park is truly one of the most breathtaking places on Earth. Glacier Point, on the Yosemite Valley’s south rim, was at the top of our list of places to explore during our month-long stay at Park of the Sierras, a beautiful Escapees co-op park in the Sierra foothills. And being there in October allowed us to miss most of the crowds that tend to choke Yosemite during the summer, as well as the winter weather that will inevitably close Glacier Point for the season within the next few weeks.
Kayaking at Bear Glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park
We got our first taste of sea kayaking–and checked another national park off our list–on a spectacular guided excursion with Seward tour company Liquid Adventures to Bear Glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park on June 23, 2017. After meeting our guide, Libby, and
Glaciers and Wildlife in Portage, Alaska
The route from Anchorage to Portage, on the Seward Highway along the northern shore of the Turnagain Arm of Cook Inlet, is widely considered to be one of the most beautiful and scenic drives in the state (if not the entire
9 Truths We Discovered in Our First Year of Full-Time RV Living
June 22, 2017 marked one year since Cheryl and I pulled out of the RV park in Aubrey and began the adventure of a lifetime. It’s hard to decide exactly which date to call our “nomadiversary”. Was it when we moved