From the Desk of Rambling Don – post-3 – The RV Dream vs the RV Reality

Far, far too often, I see or meet people who go out, spend their hard earned savings on an RV that they believe will take them to those places they have dreamed about visiting for decades. They think the RV itself will make their traveling dreams come true, when the reality is that they, themselves …

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A Lazy Writers plans while camping in Lynchburg Virginia.

We have been parked in our campsite here in Lynchburg Virginia for over a week and a half now and it has been great, just Chillin'. Oh we have been busy visiting the kids and seeing our grandkids, along with the occasional friend. But, haven't actually made any plans or set up a schedule of …

My RETRO-WINNIE – The Journey begins for a pair of Seniors

HOORAH! We finally found a used motorhome that we can begin our next life journey in. If you have read the four posts I recently wrote here (each started with the title The Search - ) which describe our search for the perfect motorhome for my wife and I, then you will be relieved to know …

How to change your State Residency for Full-Timers

 Click on this link to read a very good article by a fellow camper who is also a full-timer. She provides some great information on why you should consider changing your state residency if you want to save money traveling around the country full time. She provides some great specifics on the most popular states …

Autumn in Virginia – a Camping Trip – Day-5

It aint always pretty when you are Camping! OK, all Campers know it, but they don't like to admit it, especially to non-Campers. Often, they don't even like to admit it to themselves. It rains in Campgrounds just like everywhere else. And, sometimes it rains for days, just like everywhere else. We have actually been watching …

Autumn in Virginia – a Camping Trip – Day-4

OK, we did eventually end up at an Apple Festival, but we had a little adventure getting there. Let me explain. Before I left Florida for Lynchburg, I had a relative send me a list of regional festivals and other events. Because I am originally from this area, I felt that I already knew where …

Autumn in Virginia – a Camping Trip – Day-3

We have finished our morning Coffee and I am checking out my Nikon for use later if I see any good shots. Then we will hit the road for a round of outdoor Autumn adventures. We are going to a big Yard Sale this morning and then we will be heading to Lovingston Virginia. They …

Autumn in Virginia – a Camping Trip – Day-2

Well, Helen and I are old enough that after 14-hours on the road that we are pretty much Zombies the next day as our bodies go through their recovery mode. We did slep late and when we did get up, we pulled out the Coffee pot ready for a fine cup of rejuvenating Java. And …

Autumn in Virginia – a Camping Trip – Day-1

What a horrible day! We had decided to take our time on our trip up from Tampa to Lynchburg, so we didn't get on the road until 6:00 AM. With any luck at all, we should get into the 'Burg an hour or so before dark. Just enough time to set up the camper and …

Autumn in Virginia, a Camping Trip, Day-0 minus 1

A Camping Trip OK, The Title needs some work but I am trying to get all of the best keywords onto one line, so what you see is what you will get. Helen and I are going to drive up to Lynchburg Virginia in a few days and we will be spending several weeks staying …

Building a HOME-BASE Campsite – Part-1

Our New USED Camper on our new HOME-BASE Site My wife and I recently accepted one of those inevitable facts of life as a traveling Camper. That fact is that we have grown older and we are no longer in the physical condition to continue running around the country. Age has caught up with us …