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Jailed For Not Mowing Their Lawn – Housing Jumps The Shark

In media there’s a phrase when the writing for a column or show starts to go downhill, they call it “jumping the shark.” The phrase is a reference to an episode of Happy Days that first aired on September 20, … Continue reading

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Five Things People Regret In Life

I’m always fascinated by what people regret in life. We all regret bad decisions, right? That’s easy. I should not have dated a certain kooky brunette from Texas years ago and should have been able to see that one coming. … Continue reading

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Meet The New Housing Crisis (same as the old housing crisis)

Any time I disappear for a while, it usually means another book is coming out and this time is no exception. The 4th book in the Recovery and Marine Salvage, Inc. series will be coming out in September! I always … Continue reading

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Welcome To The Tumbleweed Society

One of the big adjustments to living life on the road is what I call location insecurity. In My House Has Wheels I spend a lot time discussing that because, no matter how much a rolling stone you are at … Continue reading

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Full Time RVers Increasingly Lumped In With Homeless

Again, apologies for being tardy lately but I needed a week to get my latest book into production. Book 3 in the Recovery and Marine Salvage mystery thriller series. It’s very exciting. If any of you enjoy mystery/thriller/crime type novels … Continue reading

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The Middle Class Can’t Afford The Rent

It’s a sad thing that nearly a third of people making $45,000-$75,000 a year, which is still considered middle class, are spending more than 30% of their income on rent. Those people are considered “cost burdened” by economists. That sad … Continue reading

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Five Questions To Answer Before Heading Out On The Road

No matter how well prepared you think you are before heading out for a life on the road, there will still be things you overlook or didn’t think about. That’s life and human nature. Before you head out here are … Continue reading

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Why RV Living Crushes Traditional Housing

Traditional housing hasn’t always been a bad deal. Way back in the day your mortgage likely came from the local bank, which was a community institution. You and the bank carrying your mortgage had a relationship. That concept seems so … Continue reading

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Another U.S. Housing Bomb Is About To Go Off

My House Has Wheels is about RV living but it’s also a statement about housing in America. That RV living is such a good deal compared to living in a home is one of the learning milestones in my lifelong … Continue reading

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Young People Are Destroying Retail, Housing

Sorry I’ve been absent lately but I’ve been busy launching my latest novel which has been a very exciting and busy time. Battered by student loan debt and the Great Recession young people in the Millennial 18-34 age group are … Continue reading

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