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How to Make Money on the Road
How to Make Money on the Road If you live full time in an RV, you're going to need a source of income (unless you're a trust fund baby). The main thing that keeps a lot of people from embarking on the full-time RVing lifestyle is the lack of a steady source of income. It's now easier than ever to make a living while living on the road. Here's how to do it . . . keep reading
One Question Will Tell if You Can You Afford Full-Time RVing
One Question Will Tell if You Can You Afford Full-Time RVing Spending time camping off in the wilderness as suggested by this picture is a dream of a lot of people who are considering the RVing lifestyle. But they also want to be logical and they ask themselves, "Can I afford to live this lifestyle?" Answer this one simple question and you will know for sure if you can afford to live full-time in an RV. . . . keep reading
How many credit cards does an RVer need?
How many credit cards does an RVer need? All you need is one--at long as it works. But if you use your credit card in Texas, then in Kansas and after that in Timbuktu, naturally your credit card company is sometimes going to sense that something may be wrong and freeze your account while they check things out. Of course, with a few phone calls and some time on hold, you can usually get the problem worked out. They may have to send you another card or tell you to wait until Monday and go by one of their branch offices and pick up a temporary card, but what do you do in the meantime? . . . keep reading
RVing in Heaven?
RVing in Heaven? There may not be any RVs in Heaven (but I can't understand why not). In the meantime where can you RV that's close to Heaven? Everyone has their opinion, and I disagree with most of them. I've traveled all over the US and you can't get any closer to Heaven than . . . keep reading
Take time to see the weird things
Take time to see the weird things When you're traveling, take the time to see the weird things. Don't spend all of your time being a tourist and looking at the tourist things. "The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see." There is a lot of truth in this comment. The Grand Canyon, Niagra Falls, and the Disney World are all worth seeing and experiencing, but I like to see the non-tourist things even more. Here are some examples of interesting and maybe even weird things I've seen recently . . . keep reading
I Don't Think Being an Adult is Going to Work for Me
I Don't Think Being an Adult is Going to Work for Me On second thought, if I'm not going to be an adult, I should go play in the river. That's what the kids who are camped a few spaces over from me are doing this morning. That water is cold as ice and they are already wet from head to toe, but they're having fun. I think turning blue stopped being fun for me a long time ago. Maybe I want the best of both worlds. . . . keep reading
It would take a rocket scientist
Did you ever feel like it would take a rocket scientist to understand how to solve a problem confronting you? Whether it's understanding the instructions in a recipe, getting your new computer set up or figuring out how to use an app on your cell phone, there comes a time when you get the feeling that it would take a rocket scientist to figure things out. I seem to find myself in that situation more and more. Are things getting more complicated or am I just getting older and dumber? . . . keep reading
RVs are going to leak
RVs are going to leak If you have an RV, sooner or later you're going to have a leak. When an RV is going down the road it is being beaten up worse than a house in a moderate earthquake. Seams break loose, caulking gets old, and things wiggle. You are going to have leaks. Even new RVs leak sometimes. Here are the techniques I use to find and prevent leaks . . . keep reading
Getting Everything Done
Do you ever feel like you are so far behind you'll never catch up? I like to take on interesting projects and they always take way longer to complete than I expect. That's a recipe for always being behind. Warren Buffett has a way to keep from being behind. Here's how he does it . . . keep reading
Finding ways to save money may not be the best way to afford the RVing lifestyle
Websites and RVing blogs have articles by the hundreds about how to save money while you're RVing. You can find a lot of good advice and learn techniques for saving money from these websites. But finding ways to save money may not be the best way to afford the RVing lifestyle. . . . keep reading
Leaving Florida, Headed to the Mountains
Leaving Florida, Headed to the Mountains This image of a cozy camper in the snow almost makes me want to camp in the snow, but notice that I said, "almost." I still like to be in Florida during the winter months. I don't like cold weather. . . . keep reading
What Should You Do If You Have a Tire Blowout While Driving Your RV?
Having a tire blow out while driving an RV can turn into a major disaster. You could end up rolling your RV over, totaling it, and you and your family might survive and you might not. Some people live through these accidents and some don't. Knowing what to do could save your life. So what is the first thing you should you do if you have a tire blowout while driving your RV? Hitting the brakes is the worst thing you can do. . . . keep reading
Senior Pass deadline is Oct. 1st
Senior Pass deadline is Oct. 1st There's good news if you have procrastinated and haven't ordered your National Parks Senior Pass yet. You can get a lifetime Senior Pass for $10, but back in Dec. 2016 a bill was passed raising the price to $80, but there was no announced effective date. But now there is an official date for the price increase. It's October 1st, 2017. . . . keep reading
Check things a few days before you're ready to leave
We all know that it's a good idea to check things on your RV a few days before you're going to hit the road, but we don't always do it. When you're ready to pull out of the campground or your driveway, and you start checking things--tire pressure, brake lights and turn signals on your toad, etc., what if something is not exactly right? . . . keep reading
If You Can't Laugh at Yourself, Let Me Know and I'll Laugh at You
To really enjoy RVing, you have to find ways to eliminate as much stress as possible. One of the best things you can do to help eliminate stress is to adjust your attitude. There are going to be things that will go wrong when you're RVing. Here are some examples. . . . keep reading
Now Hiring (must have a clue)
I walked into a restaurant recently and the first thing I saw as I came in was a sign that said, Now Hiring (must Have a clue). My first thought was, I bet they do have a lot of people applying for a job who don't have a clue. My second thought was something along the lines of maybe that sign would apply to a lot of things in life. It's particularly true when it comes to RVing. Here are some examples: . . . keep reading
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