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We Are Home

“Where do you live?” Simple question, right? Living on the road, we hear that question all the time but it’s complicated. In the beginning of our Big Adventure, we didn’t really know how to answer. We’d say: “We used to own a home just outside of LA.” Or:  “We live in an RV as we travel […]

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Hide or Go Seek

Upon returning from our year-long cross-country expedition to learn firsthand about living more sustainably, the most commonly asked question has been, “Did you get what you wanted out of the trip?” My answer is yes, absolutely. We sheared sheep and herded goats and cows and hogs and chickens. I learned to drive a tractor, till […]

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Lessons From the Road: Arizona

We enjoyed several long-overdue visits with friends and family in Phoenix and Tucson.  Cousins Aaron and D’Bora, my aunt and uncle Blake & Elliott, friends Greg, Melody and Lori, JC’s dad, Michael, and his wife, Teri, and my uncle John and his wife Marilyn. We would have liked to have stayed a couple extra days […]

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We Made It!

We are finally on the road! In fact, we’re deep into Texas BBQ country as I write this post, but let’s catch you up with how it all shook  out… The house is in escrow and should close any day now. The whole process has gone perfectly – after a couple weeks of prep, the […]

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The Schwartz Makeover – Part 1

Yes, it’s official!! The RV finally has a name: The Schwartz (from the movie Spaceballs.) And we will need the Schwartz to be with us if we’re going to have everything ready in less than 6 weeks! I’m happy to report that the Schwartz Makeover is coming along really well!   JC used some leftover […]

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Knight Rider and KITT. Capt. Kirk and the USS Enterprise. And us? – name that RV.

When we first decided to take this expedition, I jumped at the chance to go RV hunting. I searched CraigsList twice a day from San Diego to Fresno for over two months looking for a fairly-clean, mechanically-sound, used RV. Then I spent several weeks driving a few old, smelly clunkers (the online photos were often […]

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