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Girls Just Want to Have — FREEDOM [ Part Two: The Interview ]

Last week I gave you my take on the 'why' that led Carrie and River into life as full-time RVers. This week I'm sharing just about everything from the nearly hour-long conversation we had. It's a deep dive into all the big topics a future RVer thinks about, along with some challenges personal to River… Continue reading Girls Just Want to Have — FREEDOM [ Part Two: The Interview ]

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Girls Just Want to Have — FREEDOM [ Part One: The Why ]

"I was in the corporate world for 15 years. I felt like I was wasting my life in a cubicle farm. I decided that with the one life I did have I wanted to go out and see things and travel." Meet River, a thirty-something full-time RVer. This time last year she was a financial… Continue reading Girls Just Want to Have — FREEDOM [ Part One: The Why ]

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Raking Poop and Other Things to Appreciate While I Still Can

"Practice an attitude of gratitude." The first time I heard that saying I was sitting in an AA meeting. No, I'm not a good enough drinker to qualify for membership. But my mom was! My mother was practically paralyzed by the thought of interacting with others – even those who'd traveled down some of the… Continue reading Raking Poop and Other Things to Appreciate While I Still Can

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Moving Political Mountains

When I moved to Georgia in the late '80s, elections, laws and politics were pretty much the furthest things from my mind. I was a struggling single mom, and that was an all-encompassing role. It wasn't until maybe the mid to late '90s that I took notice of politics – Douglasville/Douglas County politics, specifically. Even… Continue reading Moving Political Mountains

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The Next Best Thing to Glamping Isn’t a Cheap Hotel Room

"RVE Summit: Lodging Options & New Speakers!" I had my ticket for the February 2018 RV Entrepreneur Summit. But to be honest, the e-mail subject line above wasn't as compelling to me as it might have been had I not still felt a little bummed out about my lodging choice. After buying the ticket, I… Continue reading The Next Best Thing to Glamping Isn’t a Cheap Hotel Room

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Driving the Beast: It Doesn’t Require Testosterone (or Girl Power, Even)

Put the key in the ignition, then turn it to the accessory position. Wait a moment for something…I forget what (it's been nearly a week, as I write). Turn the key to start it up. The massive diesel engine rumbles to life. Foot on the brake pedal, then push the yellow thing on the dash… Continue reading Driving the Beast: It Doesn’t Require Testosterone (or Girl Power, Even)