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We’re Not Homeless!!!

We’re not homeless!!! I remember having that thought distinctly when talking to a clerk at the DMV when we were trying to register our vehicles in Florida. In fairness the clerk was only trying to determine if we needed any … Continue reading

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Six Harsh Realities About RV Living

When we transitioned to RV living back to a house we got a sudden reminder of all the downsides associated with being nailed to the ground. Every lifestyle has good and bad elements. Now that we’re transitioning back to RV … Continue reading

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The Downside of a Rootless Existence

For those of you who don’t know our RV nomadic history, Sandy and I have been living in a mobile home the last few years. We were called away from our RV existence when my aunt passed away and we … Continue reading

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Do Portable Camp Toilets Smell?

Okay, I’ve had enough. One of the hardest things to get a straight answer about turned out to be whether portable chemical toilets will smell up your camper. Turns out there is a lot of misinformation out there about porta … Continue reading

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The Cargo Trailer Conversion Begins

I’m getting started on our cargo trailer conversion. The trailer won’t be here for another six weeks, which makes this the perfect time to start the conversion. The factory is doing some of it, we’ll be doing most of it. … Continue reading

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RV Buyers – You’re Asking The Wrong Questions

If it’s one thing I can’t pass it’s an RV show, I love the smell of formaldehyde! Usually I’m just there to check out the new models, get some pictures and head out. When I’m there I can’t help but … Continue reading

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Avoiding The Home Ownership Trap

My House Has Wheels is about RV living but it’s also about housing. That’s because my personal relationship with RV living grew out of an exploration of alternate housing. I wasn’t necessarily searching for information on living in a camper, … Continue reading

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RV Living – Understand Your Minimums

One of the first criticisms I received on My House Has Wheels, the book, was that I didn’t spend enough time on free camping and van camping. There’s a reason for that and the reason is we tried it and … Continue reading

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RV Living – Dropping Off The Grid

For the majority of people living in their RV are doing so for the sheer freedom of mobility. I interviewed a lot of people for the book about why they were living on the road. The vast majority were retired … Continue reading

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RV or Tiny House – Which Is Right For You?

My House Has Wheels has more than one goal as a book and website. It’s partly a guide to RV living and partly a discussion of alternative housing. One trend that’s out there today is the tiny house movement. For … Continue reading

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