It’s greening up big time in the badlands. Prairie flowers are in bloom, leaves are finally out on the few gnarled trees, and with warmer weather on the way a lot of other attractions in the South Dakota area are finally opening up. I’ve been sitting patiently for over three weeks, waiting for our VIP [...]
Tuesday was about the best test for the RV windows that I could imagine. After another gorgeous morning, clouds started rolling in in the afternoon and at around 3:30 the thunderstorm hit, in force. It rained, it hailed, and it rained some more, for a good hour or so. I was working until 5:30. We [...]
No doubts about it, I’m definitely liking this work camping gig better than Amazon last fall, even though the spring weather has been fickle and unpredictable. The promised snow did come on the 22nd, and the wind was blowing hard enough that it was all but impossible to get pictures while it was falling. I [...]
4/20/13 – Saturday Upon arriving in the Badlands, I wiz through the entrance gate – it’s so early in the season it’s not manned right now, and the park rangers are relying on people being honest and self paying on the way out. I was expecting to see snow, but there’s hardly any. Now that [...]
4/18/13 – Thursday Storms. I awake to the booming of thunder and pounding of rain on the roof of the Casita instead of my alarm. I do a cursory leak check like I normally do when it’s raining hard and things look dry. It’s a long walk inside Walmart to use the facilities and do [...]
Greetings from North Platte, NE, where once again night time temps will be dipping below freezing, requiring me to pay for a RV park so that I have electricity to run my little heater and keep plumbing and stuff from bursting. Having a RV site also means having WiFi in this case, so yay post [...]
This past weekend I drove up to Myrtle Beach for the wedding of two good friends of mine, John and Tai. Part of my stipulation for taking the job at Lowe’s last January was that I’d be able to get this specific weekend off. One of the great things about a mobile lifestyle is that [...]
So it’s official, I’ll be working at Cedar Pass Lodge in the Badlands starting on April 22nd, and will be there through early-mid October. I’m excited! Original plans were to stay east of the Mississippi this year and do the Carolina Renaissance Festival with Julie in the fall, but after a couple weeks of job [...]
Yesterday I enjoyed a lovely day at the beach. I woke up bright and early, packed some snacks and my computer, and drove over an hour out to Hunting Island State Park. When I arrived, it was sunny and 69 degrees. New leaves are starting to appear on the trees, the birds were singing, and [...]
I just love early spring. Down here in the land of palmettos and salt marsh we’re getting a taste of it already. The pollen started in the pine trees about a month ago and now there are little tree flowers everywhere. This picture was taken on my trip to Savannah, where these vibrant blooming shrubs [...]
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Go one step further with 'take the road less traveled' and create your own unique path. I write for those interested in RVing on more than just an occasional basis pre- retirement, and for anyone who dares to dream of a more fulfilling life.
- Summer in the Badlands March 31, 2013
- Music For The Road November 8, 2012
- Facing Down Obstacles March 22, 2013
- Tales from the Other Side March 1, 2013
- Arriving at Badlands National Park April 27, 2013
- How To Avoid Loneliness as a Solo Full-time RVer (Pt. 1) June 14, 2013
- Custer State Park, SD June 9, 2013
- The Importance of Contribution June 1, 2013
- The Best Learning Experiences May 25, 2013
- Day Trip May 17, 2013
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