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Six Years On The Road!

We officially started traveling with no home base 6 years ago today. We left Portland, Oregon in a 22ft 1973 Class C RV (that’s an RV with a van front and) called the Brougham. It had bald tires, a bad alternator, bad differential, and a leaky…

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Asheville, NC is a Cool Little Town

In fact, Asheville was recently rated the coolest town in the US by the Matador Network.  It’s a definite oddity in the South and a rarity for the entire country that a city so laid back, beer friendly and vegan friendly would exist in such a compact package. My closest comparison would be Portland, Oregon or Austin, Texas , except they’re both much…

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Nerd’s Anniversary: Five Years on the Road!

So yesterday, sometime in the late morning, 5 years earlier in 2009, we began our journey to nowhere and everywhere in a 1973 Dodge B300, Brougham, Class C RV. We started out fast, beginning with my mother and her cats hitching a ride to New…

Sci-Five!
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Taking Care of Business

So we’ve been Florida residents since we started traveling, getting our mail at a place called “My RV Mail” in Okaloosa County. Most full timers use services like that and Florida is one of the most popular states because it doesn’t have state income tax, which…

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Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge, Oklahoma

There aren’t a lot of state, national or even county parks near Oklahoma City. We spent an afternoon at a lake south of town, Lake Stanley Draper, and found that it was more of a marina than an actual park. There were few hikes listed on…