An e-mail here, a phone call there and BOOM – we sold the house and found a cool place to land. We're not leading a charmed life (because #RV), but it feels damn close.
Ten days away from home, eight of them in the company of some 250 RV entrepreneurs. 2,000 miles out and back. Altogether a whole lotta time, solitude and experiences provided fodder for reflection.Summit sessions were filled with wisdom, actionable advice, encouragement and inspiration. More than a month after I headed for Texas, I'm still processing… Continue reading 27 observations from a completely epic road trip (only 52% sarcasm!)
About a thousand miles stood between me and my destination – the RV Entrepreneur Summit in Fredericksburg, Texas. A lot to drive in one go, but stopping to sleep meant unloading the SUV, or risk leaving the packed vehicle unattended. Or sleeping in it in some strange parking lot, somewhere. I decided to keep driving… Continue reading Feeling the fear
I know what you're thinking, but no – Brian didn't lock me out of the house. Nor was I too drunk to get the key in the door. This suburban camp-out was actually planned. While Brian and our Greyhound John Lee crashed in the master bedroom as usual, I pitched a tent, threw in my… Continue reading I slept in the backyard last night
About six weeks from now, I'll arrive in Fredericksburg, Texas for my first tent camping trip in decades. The last time I camped, my oldest was in diapers. She's now the parent of a middle schooler, if that tells you anything 😯 Suffice it to say, I was lacking in the gear department when I… Continue reading Need cheaper gear? Got Bitcoin to spend?
"Did you publish a blog post today?" Brian asks. "No." "That's two weeks in a row you haven't posted," he reminds me. "You know what I've been doing" I say, more than a hint of "WTF?" in my voice. It's cute how he tries to boss me around. Never works. Since he's concerned about the… Continue reading Where I’ve been
Why did Macy & James go from a tiny house to an even tinier trailer? One word: freedom.
Too often I get bogged down in problems that are small potatoes, relatively speaking. Taking a bigger view always provides the perspective I need.
Alyssa Padgett and her husband Heath run one of the best groups on Facebook for people who live and work from RVs full-time (or want to). Even though the group focuses primarily on the ins and outs of nomadic entrepreneurship, questions about full-time RV life come up all the time. How do you get your… Continue reading RV-Curious? Alyssa’s $3(ish) Guide Answers 99% of Your Full-Time RVing Questions
I wanted to make a quick and dirty video while we had the RV home a couple of weekends ago, so we could show you all the changes we made as we readied it for full-time life. Problem was, cameraphone video is pretty much all I've ever done. Using my phone would almost certainly have… Continue reading Our Dutch Star [ An Almost Totally Amateur Video Production ]