Tag Archives: living on the road

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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Grown Kids Living With Parents Reaches 75 Year High

The number of grown kids living with their parents is at a 75 year high. Thanks to our dysfunctional housing market young people are moving home and not leaving at rates we haven’t seen since World War II. If it’s … Continue reading

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Mobility Rules In The Modern World

We’ve talked about many aspects of RV living, both positive and negative but one of the best reasons to go mobile frequently gets overlooked. In the modern economy mobility is a tactical advantage. To be sure mobility has always been … Continue reading

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Pros And Cons Of Different RV Styles

RVs come in an amazing assortment of styles and configurations. If you don’t like the factory configurations, you can custom order one configured the way you want. Basically an RV is just a box on wheels. Like with a house, … Continue reading

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Camper vs Apartment – Doing The Math

I’ll be the first to admit that living in a camper or RV won’t be a good choice for everyone. There are some situations where an apartment or a house is a more convenient choice. All the same, if you’re … 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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Five Big Negatives About Life On The Road

In the age of Instagram and Facebook we live in an age where we’re all guilty of a certain amount of what real estate agents call puffing. That is making our lives look more attractive and appealing than they really … Continue reading

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How To Sabotage Your Mobile Life Before You Even Leave

Last week several of our readers, many of them full timers themselves, correctly identified the cover photo as Seasons In The Sun in Titusville, FL. We spent a great year there and miss all you guys. We made a lot … Continue reading

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America Is House Poor

My House Has Wheels has kind of a split personality. In one way we’re all about talking about how much fun RV living really is. And, let me assure you, it’s a blast. When you were a kid maybe you … Continue reading

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Why Your Tow Vehicle Is So Important To RV Living

When it comes to RVs and campers you have, literally, thousands of makes and models to choose from and a bewildering array of floor plans. Yet you have only two choices when it comes to locomotion: Self-powered or tow vehicle. … Continue reading

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