RV Names: Charlie & Starfish – An Origin Story of Epic Proportions!

Charlie the Unicorn RV

What’s your RV’s name? “Hello, we’re Russ & Sherri, and this is Charlie-The-Unicorn RV & Starfish, our toad (tow vehicle).” How does it come to this? The naming and personification of vehicles and other inanimate* objects. inanimate (adj): not alive, especially not in the manner of animals and humans. It’s weird, right? Yet everybody does […]

3 RV Shows & The Slippery Slope to Suddenly Owning a 40-foot Motorhome

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Have you ever been to an RV Show? If you are interested in RVs, looking to buy an RV, or already own one, RV Shows are a great place to: Dream about camping in comfort and style Learn about RVs, compare types and models and prices Explore all of the accessories, memberships, and camping possibilities […]

NIRVC: Why Nothing But The Best RV Service Center Will Do


National Indoor RV Centers (NIRVC) Review RV service, repair, maintenance One thing we did not anticipate when we bought our big RV and hit the road full-time:  → How difficult it would be to get stuff fixed.  Particularly now, after two years of pandemic escape desperation and the continuing surge in RV enthusiasm. → It’s all […]

RV Full Time Challenge: 10 Steps Home to the Big City in a Big RV

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RV Full Time: Coming Home to Atlanta in a Big-A** RV Want to know one of the biggest challenges, heartbreaks, and regrets about living, working, and traveling across country in an RV full time? Honest answer: Missing your people, places, and family events back home, in the regular house-, condo-, apartment-dwelling world. If you come […]

RV YouTube Superstars: LOOK Who We Found In Atlanta! 👀

RV YouTube Superstars

Meet Mark & Sue Chandler – @ourjourneyinmyles (IG) – our most-favorite RV YouTube Superstar couple! Mark & Sue’s RV YouTube channel is Our Journey In Myles. They literally came walking by our front window recently, at the Best. Possible. Moment… We were picking up Charlie-The-RV after a week at the “RV spa” (service & repair […]

RV Goodbyes & A Cross Country Road Trip Adventure We’re Not Even On

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The Long Full Time RV Living, Working & Traveling Goodbye… We’re down to the last week — our last four days “circling the harbor” in Blaine/Bellingham. We’ll soon be on our own cross country road trip adventure… Leaving Friday for Spokane, WA. We spent the weekend with family, saying goodbye — see you later! — […]

RV Full Timers: 1 in 15K Chasing The Dream in a Class A Motorhome

RV Full Timers Class A Motorhome

RV Full Timers: News & Information The RVIA – Recreational Vehicle Industry Association – is, among other things, the leading source of research, data, and analysis about the $114 billion dollar RV industry. Now that we’re a part of this Full Time RV living, working & traveling thing, I’m always interested to read the latest […]

Better RV Cooking: Griddle me this Batman!

RV Cooking Griddle

This article is about RV Cooking with the Blackstone Griddle and how enjoyable it can be to learn new ways to cook while traveling from location to location.  If you enjoy grilling different types of proteins and vegetables, then this article is for you. We will cover the simplicity of using the Blackstone: easy to […]

RV Reservations 2021: How to Find a Place to Camp in South Dakota?

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I am FREAKING OUT. Again. About RV Reservations. About finding places to park and camp in an RV this summer. We’ve been “circling the harbor” here in the Bellingham/Blaine, WA area for eight weeks, getting everything and everybody settled. Two weeks to go. From today. We are heading out on our Big Adventure across country: […]

RV Laundry & Moving Day, Too: Handling It Like A Boss?

RV Laundry room at Birch Bay Thousand Trails

If it’s Tuesday… it must be RV Laundry Day But MOVING DAY, too? While we’re “circling the harbor” here in the Blaine, WA area, we normally move the RV from campground to campground on Sunday. Around Russ’s Monday – Friday schedule on the conference calls & Zoom. We got off schedule last week, with the […]