Family research, visiting a friend, crossing the Mackinac Bridge, enjoying the backroads in Michigan, Ft. Wayne (more family research!)
Mt. Rushmore, Wall Drugs, Badlands National Park, Minute Man Missle Site, Dignity Status, Fargo Woodchipper, and driving, driving, driving!
Devils Tower; Sundance Wyoming; Jewel Cave; and Crazy Horse Memorial!
A. Freezout Lake We left Freezout Lake somewhat late in the morning, having spent some time working (that has to be done now and again!).
A. Leaving Home We pulled out of the driveway Saturday, May 9th at about 6:00 pm – later than we had planned, but it was still light.
In April and May of 2021 we had some life changes and new awarenesses … and decided that it was time to get back on the road for a while. It was a quick decision and in just TWO WEEKS we got the bus ready, our house ready and us ready and we headed out on May 9th for another adventure across the country.
Since acquiring it nearly three years ago, we have been making a continual effort to keep up with maintenance on our 36-foot diesel pusher bus; a 1987 Beaver Marquis, the High Tech Classic edition, bus #514 produced that year by the now extinct behemoth company, Beaver Motor Coaches.
We’ve been in Saratoga Springs for about 2 weeks now, settled in at the Saratoga RV Park which is nice, and convenient, but has a cranky manager who is very distressed over the fact that George is outside off a leash (OMG!!).
One of the things about living in an RV is that you have tanks — grey water and black water tanks — that have to get emptied. It’s important that they don’t get clogged, so learning about toilet paper is more important than you might think!
We could not do the programming and web design work we need to do to support our highly-mobile alternative lifestyle without some computer tools we use every day; I thought I would share them here. DropBox and Evernote are both very handy things to be using on a daily basis. If you don’t have an Evernote account,
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