Towing a large fifth-wheel trailer like ours requires careful and consistent adherence to various procedures to ensure that the rig and its contents arrive safely at the destination. Just like when I was piloting airplanes, Cheryl and I both use
Our new home
On May 9, 2023, we finally saw our new home in person for the first time! It’s a 2023 Majestic fifth-wheel trailer, designed and custom-built to our specifications by New Horizons RV Corp. in Junction City, Kansas. We ordered it
A Week in Santa Fe, Part 1: Foodie Heaven
Santa Fe is a foodie heaven–especially (but not exclusively) if you like New Mexican cuisine as I do. We pretty much ate our way through the city and barely scratched the surface of the gastronomic experiences it has to offer.
Passing Dangers on Two-Lane Highways
Damn…lightning almost struck us twice. Back in December 2019, we were towing our fifth-wheel trailer out of Glen Rose, Texas on a two-lane highway. We were exiting the highway to the left (there was no left-turn lane) with our left
Chile, Nuclear Science and Petroglyphs in Albuquerque, New Mexico
We sample New Mexican chile, learn about the history of atomic weapons and nuclear energy, and view hundreds of ancient petroglyphs in Albuquerque.
Where have we been? And Las Cruces, New Mexico
Yes, I know what you’re probably thinking…every 6-12 months we write a new blog post that begins with something like, “We’re going to post more often”. I don’t blame you for being skeptical. Truthfully, I am a little, too. Work
Our First Trip to Israel: Planning and Logistics
Our congregation, Adat Chaverim in Plano, TX, had been planning a trip to Israel for 3 years. It kept getting postponed due to Covid, but our Director of Education and friend Valerie Klein kept the dream alive. When the dates
Volunteering with the RV Disaster Corps
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.