A Heart Health Scare – and Lessons Learned to Improve Overall Health

When you’re in your late 50’s AND a traveler, possible heart health issues are NOT good news… It was late summer 2016 and I started to notice chest tightness developing after just a few minutes of walking – even at a slow to moderate pace. Heart trouble is NOT something that runs in my family so … Read more

Winter RV Camping Near Phenomenal Ski Resorts

SKIING AND RV’ing – PERFECT TOGETHER! It was a deal breaker. Yep, I had to know if I bought a RV that there would be a place to “camp” (aka – park it) at or near great skiing out west. And… YES THERE IS! In fact, there are MANY campgrounds that are OPEN ALL WINTER … Read more

Winter RV Furnace Failure… or not??

RV Furnaces in the Winter RV Furnaces are NOT made to make it through winter. In my experience, I’ve had 2 rv furnace failures during the winter in 5 years. When my furnace would not produce heat yesterday evening, I was both not surprised and believed I knew the likely cause until… Even when my … Read more

Early Winter in the Central Idaho Mountains

McCall Idaho – Brundage Mountain – and an outdoor playground! The kayak is “sleeping” for the winter, and so is the bicycle. I do keep a kayak paddle standing outside my 5er to remind me winter is but a temporary state of affairs – but while it is here, I do make the most of … Read more

My unique Cruzbike and a travelers solution with a Rockymounts bike rack

Bicycling and RV’ing Its been nearly 20 years now – 20 years since my lower back gave me enough grief to require a switch from an “upright” (traditional) bicycle to a recumbent. My first recumbent bicycle was actually purchased on a week long cross state ride in Wisconsin in the summer of 1997. The ride … Read more

Preparing for Winter in a RV in the mountains – Fall 2016 style!

Winter’s Coming And when you choose to live in a RV IN THE MOUNTAINS (in winter), certain steps are necessary to insure comfort and safety. Five Years into my “On The Road” lifestyle and I find I’ve settled into a bit of a pattern – at least over the past two years. Summers in Casper, … Read more

Earning Income “On The Road” – Possibilities and Realities (Part III)

Earning a Living – Earning Income “On The Road” Part III of a 3 part series dedicated to Earning Income “On The Road” from your RV. Click HERE for Part 1. Let’s start with some food for thought in the video below – some of which is very direct and hard hitting, then commentary follows… … Read more

A weekend in Camelot – and Strawberry Reservoir

**A personal note – this is my travel “season”, after completing a summer of RV sales in Casper, I’m on my way (slowly) to my winter destination (where I serve as a ski instructor). When you travel by RV (or just travel in general), illness is not your friend. That is why when I took … Read more

Starvation State Park – great name for a park, eh?

Starvation State Park, Utah Whats in a name? According to Wikipedia, There are various narratives explaining the name “Starvation”. One account describes a group of fur trappers stranded in harsh winter conditions who survived by stealing a local Native American cache of food, which resulted in their starvation. Another account tells the opposite story, with … Read more

Exploring the Flaming Gorge – and Lucerne Campground

The Flaming Gorge The Adventure Continues! After leaving the familiar turf of Saratoga, Wyoming (I can’t believe I’ve visited Saratoga so often that it now seems like a “home away from home” – whatever THAT is when you full time in a RV!), I traveled west to Rock Springs – mostly to find a decent … Read more