Author Archives: Ellen

About Ellen

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

What Happened, Anyway?

So why did I end up dropping off the blogosphere for so long? Lots of reasons. As I described last time, we’re still traveling, still having more adventures than I could document even with regular postings. Every day we have … Continue reading

Posted in Attractions, Birds, Interesting Stories, Superstition Victim | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Blog-Cation

A few of you have noticed we haven’t posted much in the last several months, though we did manage to get the word out about our favorite places to eat (food always comes first, right?). Thanks for checking in on … Continue reading

Posted in and Critters in General, Animals, Cool Experience, Hiking, Insects, National Parks | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Bugging Us

Thankfully, COVID-19 hasn’t inflicted its nastiness on us, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t bugging us. We live a pretty low profile anyway, and we’re in a less-affected area (though under the more and more common “stay at home” order), … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Interesting Stories, RV Parks & Lifestyle, RVing Books | Tagged , | 7 Comments

2019 Best EATS !

We’ve been at this for more than ten years now (WOW, right?!?) and along the way we’ve seen restaurants come and go. It’s always sad to head for a restaurant we’ve enjoyed in the past only to find it gone. … Continue reading

Posted in Food, On the Road | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

If You Don’t Like the Neighbors…

…you can always move when you’re a full-time RVer. Right? Not so fast. Yep, we hear it all the time: One of the beauties of living full-time on the road is if you don’t like your neighbors you can move. … Continue reading

Posted in RV Parks & Lifestyle | Tagged , | 2 Comments

No Vacation

Full-time RVers know this is no vacation, despite how many times people say they want to do this because “it would be great to always be on vacation.” We once thought that, too. “Ah! We’ll travel where we want, when … Continue reading

Posted in On the Road, RV Parks & Lifestyle | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Something a Little Different

Can you believe we’re entering our 11th year of full-time RVing?!? We can’t, either. In a way, seems like we’re just getting the hang of it. On the other hand, it feels as though we’ve never done anything except travel … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Attractions, Cool Experience, Flowers, Food | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Marking Places Off the List

Full-time RVers have all kinds of lists — take-down, set-up, favorite routes and restaurants, where to stay or avoid — and we’re no different. Lately we’ve started a new one. When we started full-time RVing, we talked about how our … Continue reading

Posted in RV Parks & Lifestyle | Tagged , | 4 Comments

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

Posted in Cool Experience, Interesting Stories, RV Parks & Lifestyle | Tagged , | 10 Comments

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

Posted in Interesting Stories, RV Parks & Lifestyle | Tagged , | 2 Comments