Tag Archives: mobile living

Quitters

Some of these really brought back memories for me. Here are three stories of people who quit their jobs to full time in an RV. There are some interesting parallels between their situations and ours. First, all these people prepared … Continue reading

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Runaway

How small is too small? Where is your personal lower limit for features? Those are the questions I asked myself when I ran across Runaway, which advertises the smallest, lightest and cheapest mini-campers on the market. Their most expensive model, … Continue reading

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Why You’ll Probably Downsize Someday

When you’re researching your transition to mobile living, there’s a tendency to lock yourself into a relatively narrow set of options. It happened to my wife and I when we were picking out our first camper. When you’re going from … Continue reading

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Your RV Neighbors Are Getting Younger

Make some room, fellow old people, the kids are coming over. Not your kids and not mine, but a whole generation trying to find relief from sky high rents and insane home prices. And, oh yeah, they also like to … Continue reading

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Bigger Does Not Mean Better

My House Has Wheels is about RV living and camping but it’s also about housing. Our transition to RV living first started with frustration with our housing options. That frustration still drives us to this day. The two big problems … Continue reading

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5th Wheel or Travel Trailer – Maybe Time For Another Look

I just realized recently that a lot of my personal objections to 5th wheels are based on weight. A 10,000 pound fiver is a load to tow and a chore to set up. I can attest to that from personal … Continue reading

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Back Into a Commercially Built Camper

We finally bit the bullet and transitioned back to a commercially built camper. We’re going to use our cargo sport for storage, so we’ll recapture some of the value. I’ll be painfully honest, most of the money we spent on … 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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My Two New Favorite Camp Cooking Appliances

When it comes to technology, I am not an early adopter. It took me a long time to get a cell phone, an even longer time to get one with a camera. I buy used laptops, at least a generation … Continue reading

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How campgrounds like Port Canaveral’s Jetty Park discriminate against older campers

One thing that I never once considered when planning my camper build is we might be turned away because we did the interior finish ourselves. I was also stunned because, during all our years on the road, I had never … Continue reading

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