Tag Archives: Retirement

End of an Era:Why we stopped living as fulltimers in an RV.

My husband and I lived as full timers in an RV for five years. It was a great adventure and we enjoyed it very much and it was well worth it. So why did we quit? I never really got … Continue reading

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Tips for Choosing Your Rig

Example of how we spread out in rig. The pets are obviously very comfortable. Choosing Your Rig “We really like our tent trailer but in retrospect it might have been worth the extra to get a hybrid.” “This is our … Continue reading

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Mountain Driving With a Travel Trailer – A Guide for Flatlanders

  Picture is approaching Hope after leaving Langley, British Columbia, Highway 1. We then switched to Highway 3 which we took all the way to Alberta. As a prairie girl, I find mountain driving a sheer hell. I suppose it’s largely … Continue reading

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Adding Solar Power to Our RV – Rig – Travel Trailer

Like many campgrounds we have stayed at, our current home base for April 2014 in Osoyoos BC charges extra for electricity if you are a long term (one month or more) resident. We had been in this campground of over … Continue reading

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Chasing electrical ghosts – Backgrounder

Grand Coulee Dam Washington state. We spent a day visiting here and this is where our converter died in November 2013. Electricity in general is pretty intimidating to the average person even though most of us use it all the … Continue reading

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Garden Update

The air is cool here at night now and that first frost is going to come anytime. Most of the garden is winding down so it’s time to write about the outcome of my little container garden experiment. What worked:  … Continue reading

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