It’s the bane of cold weather RVers everywhere, frozen plumbing. Winterized, a RV can sit outside during the harshest winters and come out next spring unscathed as long as proper care is taken to prepare it, they are really quite tough. When you’re living in it though, the water system is definitely the weak point. [...]
Today’s update is going to be quick because time is getting harder and harder to come by now that peak season has hit. I survived Cyber Monday yesterday, and today is day four of a six day in a row stint. The work forecast is calling for overtime up until the end of season, we’re [...]
Which are worth joining, and which aren’t. There are a lot of options out there for RVers, and they’re all doing their best to persuade you that they are worth the money spent. After some online research there were two originally that I was planning on enrolling in when I hit the road, but in [...]
Should or should you not be willing to go into debt to buy your RV? I’m a big fan of avoiding debt at all cost. One of the biggest lures and advantages of RVing is the flexibility. You can change your plans with very little notice. Stay where you are another day if you’re having [...]
Coffeyville had it’s first hard freeze Tuesday night, with a low of 22 and 20 mph winds. Last year, temps like that would have froze my hose up and spelled death for my water filter, but this year thanks to some kind neighbors, I’m borrowing heat tape and have foam insulation for my water hose. [...]
I always get a bit excited when I notice the season changing. Being someone who enjoys new experiences, new views, learning new things, and meeting new people, I also enjoy the newness that comes from the passing of the guard from one season to the next. For me it’s a reminder than things are always [...]
Some people who full-time like to plan out their whole year in advance, and can tell you where they’ll be at any given date during the year. Others do very little planning at all, and might get on the road in the morning not knowing where they’ll end up that evening. While I admire those [...]
So, the lowdown on CamperForce this year. As my older readers know, this is my second peak season here at Coffeyville, KS in Amazon’s CamperForce program. For those of you who weren’t reading IO last year at this time, I did a little compilation post about six weeks ago that had links to essentially every [...]
Elk City State Park sits on 857 acres of land on the wesst side of Elk Lake, just west of Independence. It has 150 sites among four small campgrounds, 85 of which have electric and water hookups and 11 of which have sewer as well. About 30% of the sites may be reserved in advance, [...]
Clinton State Park, sometimes also called Clinton Lake State Park, is located just east of Topeka, Kansas. The park sits on 1,500 acres of land along the north side of Clinton reservoir, and has a varied landscape of open fields and hardwood forests. There are 23 miles of trails to hike and bike on, and [...]
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- Music For The Road November 8, 2012
- Blizzard Weekend October 8, 2013
- Summer in the Badlands March 31, 2013
- Amazon Season and One Year Nomadiversary September 13, 2013
- Having Enough September 7, 2013
- When The Plumbing Freezes December 11, 2013
- ICQA for CamperForce December 6, 2013
- The Forecast December 3, 2013
- RVing Clubs November 29, 2013
- Mindfulness November 24, 2013
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