Music For The Road

November 8, 2012 |

Whenever I get a post comment from someone who links to their blog using CommentLuv I make a point of peeking at it, I’m nosy like that. Last time I updated, it was Tricia over at Geeky Explorers who commented and unknowingly subjected her site to my prying eyes. One of the first things that stood…

Now With More Video

October 17, 2012 |

So I’ve been recording little bits of video since I took off last month, and now the first set is available for your viewing pleasure! I can write and write about how my first days on the road went, but some things are best experienced first hand. Now you can be a passenger and watch…

Winding Down from Travel Mode

October 6, 2012 |

9/29/12 – Saturday Today’s hike was called Devil’s Kitchen, named for the interesting rock formations that can be seen from the trail. There are three distinct layers of rock that make up the cliffs of the Ozarks area. Dolomite is the bottom layer, it’s more impervious to rain. Above that is a thin layer of…

Roaring River State Park, MO

October 4, 2012 |

09/26/12 – Wednesday Well, I did have one leak this morning, discovered at 4:30 am when the thunder woke me up. It’s the missing microwave rivet again, the gray putty that the previous owner had put around the screw on the top cracked to the point where water could get underneath it. At least it…

3 Lessons from Driving 1,228 Miles in 3 Days

September 30, 2012 |

There is a lot of discussion in the full-time RVing community over what the optimal pace to travel at is. How much time on the road versus how much time parked in one spot. How much driving to do on any given day, and what the best time to arrive at your destination is. Often,…

Harry S. Truman State Park, MO

September 25, 2012 |

The journey South on Saturday continues until I find myself nearing Kansas City again, to avoid running smack dab into it a merge East onto I-70 is in order. Consulting my laptop back in St. Joseph earlier in the day I have discovered that Harry S. Truman park isn’t far from Kansas City, and it’s…

Big Sioux Recreation Area, SD

September 22, 2012 |

Getting my South Dakota driver’s license was easy. In fact, I managed it the day I arrived in Big Sioux without even staying that first night. 9/19/12 – Wednesday Since there was no one at the gate when I pulled in, I self registered. There were three copies of the slip I filled out, one…

Sioux Falls or Bust

September 20, 2012 |

The second stage of my trip, getting from Georgia to South Dakota. Yes, I have my reasons for driving it all in one fell swoop which I’ll post about later since this it was threatening to become a monster of a post and I have less than two hours to find internet, get it posted,…

Indian Springs State Park, GA

September 19, 2012 |

What a week! The big adventure has kicked off in earnest, this is actually two posts in one since I didn’t have internet access until now.  This part covers the weekend at Indian Springs, and I’ll post up Monday through today tomorrow probably since I think the good people at the Starbucks I’m at may…

Looks Like Progress

August 23, 2012 |

What a busy week! The closer I get to departure the faster time seems to be moving. My to-do list is shrinking, but not fast enough for my liking. I did make pretty good progress with my days off work, and still took yesterday as a true day off to see a couple more things…

A Bit About Domicile State Selection

August 16, 2012 |

As it turns out, South Carolina is actually the friendlier state when it comes to vehicle taxes compared to South Dakota, at least if you have a travel trailer. Mostly because SC doesn’t collect sales tax on travel trailers. At all. It’s hard to beat that. Even when you consider that SD’s title and registration…

A Map and a List

July 6, 2012 |

All roads lead through Kansas City. Or at least that’s how it’s looking on my travel map for the rest of the year. My travel map. I’m actually going to be starting to travel, wow. Bluffton, SC to Madison, SD – through Kansas City. Madison, SD to Coffeyville, KS – through Kansas City. Coffeyville, KS…

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