We stopped full-timing eighteen months ago. We left the road for medical reasons. But now, due to a remarkable series of events, we are moving back into the RV again in a couple of weeks and resuming the journey. You can watch me tell the story here. Our experiences have taught us a few things, … Continue reading Medical Considerations for Full-Time RVers
This category talks about all things RV, upgrades, buying & selling, repair, etc.
GETTING READY TO GO
We are filled with excitement to be returning to full time RV living. But the doing of it is quite daunting. Mary and our daughter Melissa moved out of our 5th wheel just about one year ago. I was busy trying to die in the hospital. It is surprising how much stuff you can accumulate … Continue reading GETTING READY TO GO
WE ARE GOING TO DO IT!
A little over a year ago we stopped full time RVing. We had been fulltiming a little over a year when I had a medical emergency which knocked us off the road. (You can read the details of the medical emergency in The Unexpected Journey in earlier posts on this blog.) We could not foresee … Continue reading WE ARE GOING TO DO IT!
HOW WE BOUGHT A MOTOR HOME
Early on during my health crisis (you can read about it in my blog posts The Unexpected Journey) we didn’t think we would ever be able to manage our RV again. Even if I recovered, we doubted that we would be able to handle a thirty-eight-foot fifth wheel and the one-ton pickup we hauled it … Continue reading HOW WE BOUGHT A MOTOR HOME
HOW I SOLD MY RV
When you need to get rid of your RV, what is the best way to do it? If you are also thinking of getting another RV the issue is a little different than if you are just selling. We have done both. We traded in an RV when buying a different one and we have … Continue reading HOW I SOLD MY RV
The Next Chapter
When I became critically ill, while we were in the Rio Grande Valley, we had a decision to make. We were full time RVers. There was no way that I could do the tasks necessary to just manage the day to day routine of living and traveling in a fifth wheel. What were we to … Continue reading The Next Chapter
THE UNEXPECTED JOURNEY Part 5
Thanks to Raychel Erdmanczyk for this installment of the Unexpected Journey. Well it is my turn to tell you about this crazy journey we’ve been on. Dad saved the best for last! I’m to tell you about some of the funny things that happened during this time. There were lots and lots of laughs had. … Continue reading THE UNEXPECTED JOURNEY Part 5
THE UNEXPECTED JOURNEY Part 4
Team Q at the Kidney Walk - Detroit Zoo Having arrived back in Michigan I was transported by ambulance from the airport to a rehabilitation facility with the goal of gaining enough strength to go home. Home had been our fifth wheel RV for the last eighteen months. We had sold our sticks and bricks … Continue reading THE UNEXPECTED JOURNEY Part 4
THE UNEXPECTED JOURNEY Part 3
This post has been written by a guest author. Melissa Kiger, our eldest daughter has been so kind to write it. I asked her to write this because she was the one who actual worked with FMCA Assist through this leg of the journey. This is the third installment in the Unexpected Journey series. If … Continue reading THE UNEXPECTED JOURNEY Part 3
THE UNEXPECTED JOURNEY Part 2
It was the last week of June, 2017. We were on our bi-annual camping trip. Along with both our daughters and their families we were at the Platte River Campground in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. We had been planning for months for this week. We all had arrived on Saturday. The plan for … Continue reading THE UNEXPECTED JOURNEY Part 2