Winter in the Colorado Rockies while living in my RV

Sometimes I feel like I have to pinch myself to confirm its all really real.  That “sensation” has occurred a few times in the past week!  With a TON of early season snow and some “professional development” work at a world-class ski area, the stage was really set for one (or more) “peak” experiences. Allow … Read more

Winter in an RV … WITH … Extreme Cold and Snow

  Where? The Central-Northern Rockies at about 7000 ft. How cold? As low as about -35F can be expected, but locals swear its been to -60F in past winters How much snow? On average about 200 inches Why do this? First class skiing, fresh crisp air and spectacular scenery all winter! It’s started already. Yep, … Read more

RV Lifestyle and Earning A Living “On The Road”

It’s snowing outside. (As I begin to write this on Nov 3) Been snowing lightly all day. Not amounting to much on the ground, but its a NICE site to see! Yeah, I know, you’re thinking better ME than YOU. I can appreciate that. I’m one of *those folks* who actually ENJOYS winter – being … Read more

Preparation isn’t just for “Preppers” any more…

Prepared for an emergency? How about an emergency that lasts several days (or more)? Ever thought about how fast a supermarket can be depleted when people panic?  What follows are some of the things I am PERSONALLY doing – just incase. You may feel the same way – and if so, please feel free to … Read more

Typhoid Mary’s Home – and what we forgot…

Typhoid Mary’s Home Note: I have started adding to this post – look for my update dated 10/22/14 at the end. I WELCOME your feedback after your complete review. The headline above is linked to a NY Times story that reflects our nation – and the common sense it demonstrated in an earlier day. It highlights … Read more

An Autumn Visit to Bear Lake

Bear Lake Tranquility I can still recall going to the Jersey shore after Labor Day. The crowds are gone, especially a couple of weeks beyond that “traditional end of summer” holiday. Along with the crowds went the “beach checkers” to insure you paid your five bucks to enjoy a bit of nature, the lifeguards who insured … Read more

Perhaps the most scenic and picturesque adventure to date…

The drive from Cascade to Challis and my adventure in the Challis, Idaho wilderness was perhaps the most scenic and picturesque travel I have encountered our the entire amazing nation! Starting out in Cascade, Idaho, the view across Lake Cascade (look for a post soon that details all the camping options in Lake Cascade State Park) in … Read more

RV Life During the Harvest Season

RV Life for those of us who “full-time” transitions quickly after Labor Day to an entirely new season… Harvest Season This is especially true if you’re in the north or the mountain states. The long, and often hot days of summer quickly yield to shorter days, wide open campgrounds (the kids are back in school!), … Read more

A Few Thoughts on TV and your RV…

I’m not a Dish user… yup, i’m the full-time RV’er who does NOT have Dish Watch this video for what I DO use for TV Programming and information… Ok, now for some specifics:  Video Downloader can be accessed HERE (this is an official Mozilla (Firefox) page, so you can feel safe with what you’re about to … Read more