Author Archives: Ellen

About Ellen

Fiction writer and photographer, I travel the country with my sweetheart of a husband as a "full-time RVer."

Advantages of a Full-Time Lifestyle

After my last few posts about some of the challenges full-time RVers face, you might think I’m burned out, that I’ve gone negative on the whole experience. Not true. I’m just trying to be realistic. Those “Go RVing” ads showing … Continue reading

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The Washing Machine Adventure, Continued…

In our last installment of the Great Washing Machine Adventure (see previous post), I described the challenges we ran into while trying to find a replacement for a washing machine for our fifth wheel. After a week or more of … Continue reading

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Not Your Average Home

When we talk to people who are thinking of taking on the full-time RV lifestyle, we tell them the one thing we weren’t expecting: that Bob wasn’t really retiring but was going from one job to another. “If you ain’t … Continue reading

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Announcing… the 2018 BEST EATS Awards!

Best Breakfast Burrito California Burrito at Penfold’s in Temecula, CA Best Mexican Food Breakfast Asada Omelet at Main Stop Restaurant in Kittitas, WA

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Shhh… Things About Full-Time RVing Nobody Talks About

There’s a down side to full-time RVing most full-timers and those who support the lifestyle don’t want to talk about. It’s human nature to focus on the positive reasons you made a particular decision rather than to admit you might … Continue reading

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Should You… Or Shouldn’t You

Become a full-time RVer, that is. We meet people all the time — at least once a week — who, when they hear about our lifestyle as full-time RVers, say, “Oh! We plan to do that” or “I’d love to … Continue reading

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Ten Years and Counting!

By my number (which could be off….!) this is my 384th post on this blog. The first entry was posted before Bob and I even hit the road, shedding our sticks-and-bricks house for our home on wheels back in May … Continue reading

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Exploring Story Molecules

Maybe you’ve noticed the posts here have been fewer and farther between. But that’s not because we haven’t been out there on the road, having adventures. It just means I’ve been doing more work on other things than attending to … Continue reading

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