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Alan Sills is a full-time RV'er and has been since 2011. A science educator at heart, Alan has realized that its important to maintain an income stream while "on the road". He writes about RV life, RV issues, and living an entrepreneurial lifestyle.

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Laptops – Wireless Connectivity – and the RV Lifestyle

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 […]

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Personal Safety and the RV Lifestyle

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 […]

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

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 […]

May 26, 2015 | By | Reply More
Outdoors RV – an interview with an insider

Outdoors RV – an interview with an insider

Full Timing and RV Quality Quality is an important issue – especially to a full time RV’er. Spending time fixing poorly designed aspects of your RV is both expensive and a waste of time. I’ve been a “full timer” for about 42 months now and I gotta say, I have identified a few things on […]

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Social Media has changed the relationship between the consumer and the manufacturer

Social Media has changed the relationship between the consumer and the manufacturer

It failed on me for the last time! I went online and searched Google to see if my current challenge with my HP printer had been experienced by others – and… It had been! In fact there were dozens of reports of an inkjet failure in the very same model I had. After reading several […]

May 2, 2015 | By | Reply More
To Ford ESP or NOT to Ford ESP…

To Ford ESP or NOT to Ford ESP…

Purchasing a new vehicle… Remember the excitement? Anticipation? Then comes the “meeting” with the finance guy (or girl) and the offers – extended this, premium that, you know. In most cases, I go with just say “no”, but… there were two I opted for this time… The Ford Extended Service Maintenance Plan – and a road […]

April 24, 2015 | By | Reply More
RV Sales – It’s Like a “Pit Stop”…

RV Sales – It’s Like a “Pit Stop”…

Two weeks in and the shiny new RV’s are lined up across the street from my office – all begging for owners to hitch them to their vehicles and take them to all kinds of neat places. Fifth wheels, travel trailers, and toy haulers, each offering their own lifestyle reach out to those who yearn […]

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Lessons Learned about CREDIT by a new “RV Sales Associate”

Lessons Learned about CREDIT by a new “RV Sales Associate”

The weekend sale here at Stalkups in Casper has come and gone –  and here is a quick post sharing just one lesson I learned… The road to the RV Lifestyle of their dreams for many Americans lies in a loan with good terms… Over the course of the weekend at Stalkups “RV Event”, I […]

April 1, 2015 | By | Reply More
Working my first RV show…

Working my first RV show…

Stalkups are expecting folks from all across Wyoming and several surrounding states! Who? Stalkups RV When? This weekend (see the image below) – March 27 – 29 What? An RV – Boat – and ATV Expo! I will be kicking off my RV sales career as I greet many visitors who are looking to pursue […]

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A slate grey sky and near freezing temperatures…

A slate grey sky and near freezing temperatures…

Travel across Wyoming can be an experience at virtually any time of the year, but to consider beginning the “RV travel season” in the 3rd week of March is a decision anyone would be right to question!     I left Steamboat on March 22. My last day “on snow” was March 21, and given […]

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