Author Archives: Ellen

About Ellen

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

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 Best Breakfast That Should Be a Dessert Banana Split Waffle at Penfold’s in Temecula, CA (image just … Continue reading

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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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What You See Is What You Get

Clearly this blog is lagging pretty far behind where we are today, leaving a lot of time and miles in-between. To bridge that, I thought I’d share some glimpses into travel on the road. It’s easy to get wrapped up … Continue reading

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On the Ridgeline

The summer of 2017 went down as another year when we seemed to be dodging Western wildfires. In September we drove east from Joseph, Oregon, through Idaho and across Montana, boondocking a few times along the way, to get to … Continue reading

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Wind Canyon

Once upon a time, if someone had said “canyon” and “North Dakota” in the same sentence, I would have told them they were nuts. Everybody knows North Dakota is a vast stretch of flat prairie. Oops. Everybody knows that — … Continue reading

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