Extended Warranties for RV’s – worth it?

RV Repair in Helena Montana – and – testing out my new Extended Warranty (Extended Service Contract) Its Monday morning (10/12/15) and I awoke early to make a scheduled appointment for a needed repair to my fifth wheel. It is also an opportunity for me to “test out” my (recently purchased) extended warranty (extended service … Read more

RV Solar Power – portable and ON A BUDGET

Solar Power for your RV Solar power with your RV provides the ability to go “off grid”, dry camp, be out in the wilderness – and STILL enjoy some of the amenities of “modern life”. RV Solar power can be a worthy goal, but there are pitfalls. If you read Tom Dansby’s excellent article on the … Read more

Solar Power – guest post by Tom Dansby

DIY Solar install on 2001 American Dream While I am not an electrical engineer, I do enjoy tinkering with all types of hands on tasks. I had previously built a couple of solar panels from parts I bought on ebay and while they did not provide the power I had hoped for, I was really … Read more

In Search Of… The PERFECT Campsite (an unfolding story)

In Search of… The PERFECT Campsite Good to catch up with you again! So much has happened since I left Casper, Wyoming on September 8 after a very successful summer selling (and learning more about) RV’s. In fact it went so well, I’m now heading a new initiative with Stalkups – an Internet Sales division! … Read more

The Beartooth Highway and Yellowstone National Park

My first stop in Montana was Billings. A truly disappointing city. Traffic more resembled Northern New Jersey, but with less finesse (if that is possible!) I only stayed one evening ($48. for just a water/electric site at a campground called Yellowstone – no resemblance to the National Park! My main motivation for visiting Billings was … Read more

Laptops – Wireless Connectivity – and the RV Lifestyle

Yep, many travelers, RV’ers if you will, or those livin’ the RV Lifestyle have come rely upon laptops for access to many things – email, skype, Amazon (and other vendors), and for those earning a living on the road – many other needs – including connectivity to their business, the ability to create posts (like this one) and … Read more

Personal Safety and the RV Lifestyle

As I share these thoughts, I’ve been “on the road” now for about 42 months living as a “full time rv’er” and traveling across much of our amazing nation. In that time, I have met many RV’ers, fellow travelers who stay for various lengths of time at their chosen destination and then move onto explore … Read more

Memorial Day Weekend in Wyoming – Not your typical first weekend of Summer…

Dateline May 24, 2015 – Casper, Wyoming (well at least the starting and ending point!) Memorial Day weekend “back home” was a time to “hit the shore” and hope for hot weather (and typically COLD ocean water)… what shore? Need you ask?! The Jersey shore! That was the Memorial Day weekend ritual of my youth … Read more