Category: Life on the Road

  • Bus Maintenance

    Bus Maintenance

    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.  Although the Beaver brand name has been…

  • Settled in Saratoga Springs, NY

    Settled in Saratoga Springs, NY

    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!!).

  • Let’s Talk Toilet Paper

    Let’s Talk Toilet Paper

    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!

  • Going Mobile: It takes the right tools

    Going Mobile: It takes the right tools

    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…

  • First Anniversary on the Road

    First Anniversary on the Road

    Today is our 1 year anniversary as a full-time RVers. In all my life, I never thought that would be something I would actually say! It’s been an interesting and amazing year, what with letting go of the past, enjoying the present and looking forward to the future.

  • We Have an RV!

    We Have an RV!

    Last month, Jere and I announced to family our intention to get an RV and “run away from home,” living and working on the road as we travel around the US seeing the sights and visiting friends and family. Yesterday it became a lot more REAL.