East Across Texas on I-10

East Across Texas on I-10

It's always a long drive from out west to Florida, where we spend the holidays with family. Some years we just grind it out, driving all day and arriving worn out. This year we had been chased south to I-10 by the weather well before Thanksgiving, so we had a chance...
Running from Winter in Arizona

Running from Winter in Arizona

Last you heard we were soaking up the Sedona scenery back during the first week of November. The weather was holding until then, but a check of the forecast indicated it was time to get out of town, a cold front was coming in and it was time to head down into the...
Save the Planet – Be a Fulltime RVer

Save the Planet – Be a Fulltime RVer

We were chattering away on the Roadtrek Facebook group about solar, and it got me to thinking – what is my energy consumption and carbon footprint now that I'm fulltiming compared to when I was still living in a sticks and bricks house? I know I'm using less,...
Cosmic Camping in Sedona

Cosmic Camping in Sedona

Sedona, AZ is a great place to hang out and soak up the new age vibes, as well as the magnificent scenery of the Mogollon Rim  and Oak Creek Canyon. We stopped by on our way south from the Colorado Plateau and spent a week or so there, but we did it our way and...
The Mysteries of the RV Water Pump

The Mysteries of the RV Water Pump

Water pumps in Class B RVs, or pretty much all RVs for that matter, are just about the same. The basic design was developed back in the middle Cretaceous and hasn't changed within living memory, because it doesn't have to – it does the job. What I would like to...
Designated Dispersed Camping – What a Concept!

Designated Dispersed Camping – What a Concept!

Normally, dispersed camping in National Forests is just a matter of finding a road on the Motor Vehicle Use Map with dots on each side of it and picking a likely spot, but what if it's a forest near a large city with high use rates, and you don't want people stomping...