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Your Most Anticipated RVing Destinations

The prospect of heading out West this fall has got me thinking about all of the neat places I want to visit while I’m out that way: the Rockies, the Grand Canyon, redwood forests, the northwest coast, boondocking in the Southwest desert and checking out Quartzsite, and just about every National Park in Utah. I [...]

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Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park, FL

This state park and national natural landmark is quite small, only 71 acres, but hosts three distinct ecological environments. It’s located in northern Gainesville, and offers two small hiking trails that total less than two miles, a guided ranger tour on Saturdays at 10 am, and a picnic area near the visitor’s center. Dogs are [...]

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The OSBS

Picture day! With a high in the mid-70′s yesterday it would have been a crime to spend it indoors working on a blog post. I think normally highs in the 70′s isn’t uncommon for Florida this time of year, but like just about everywhere else this has been the coldest winter this area has seen [...]

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What Makes a Successful Full-time RVer

So I’ve been thinking lately about the full-time RVers I know and what contributed to their success on the road where others desired but never tried, or tried but didn’t succeed, or succeeded but didn’t stick with it. I’ve concluded that although money is a big concern, it was not the deciding factor. Despite the [...]

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Wintering in Florida

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 [...]

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Early Release

I got about two nights of relief in the cabin, that’s all, before the next rough weather alerts started going out. Today the increasingly familiar red banner of severe weather is parading across my screen as rain and strong winds buffet the already battered trees outside. This isn’t the usual high wind advisory, it’s a [...]

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Rapid City, SD

Morning dawned bright and clear after the amazing lightning storm of the night before. I’d made plans with a coworker to go into Rapid City today, so the nice weather was a welcome relief. With a 8 am departure time on a Monday, traffic remains light along I90 heading west through the prairie. I’ve never [...]

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Picture Day

Picture Day

I spent all morning typing up a post for today, it was almost done and then Open Office froze and I lost it all and the file wasn’t recoverable, never had that happen before. I don’t have time to type it all up again right now, so I’m declaring today a picture day! Have some [...]

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Circle 10 Campground, SD

That would be the campground I’ve been staying at while employed here in the Badlands. Like the Lodge, it’s owned by Forever Resorts, and this is where all the employee housing is for us out-of-state seasonal folks. But there are also tent and RV sites available for guests, so I thought it deserved a review. [...]

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4 Tips for Balancing Work with Play While Traveling

Things have been going very well over here in the Badlands. I’m making a lot friends, visiting exciting new places on my days off, and exploring the natural beauty of the park around work. Even work is going well. I help fellow travelers not so different from myself find the best place to take sunset [...]

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