Experiments, Boondocking, and Travel Horror
What happened that enticed us into the lifestyle of living in an RV?
I was a member of an Airstream forum in the early 2000’s and there was a post about someone soaking in the hot springs in the desert in western Nevada. There was a time when we were in a car, travelling on some Michigan highway and I noticed a Class A in front of a grocery store and saw a couple loading groceries into it. That was enough for me to realize that we needed to be those people!
After raising seven kids into adulthood, and them all leaving the nest either to move into their own place or head off to university and start adult life, we were left with each other. Every married couple, in our opinion, should strive for these moments. We were ecstatic. Did we miss some of the organized chaos? No, not really, it was a house full of family, until it wasn’t. We knew in the long run of parenting that we would be left from two, to a family, to us again, full circle.
After the empty nest we sat, day in and day out, staring at walls, waiting for phone calls, or a random visit, and those would be few and far between. We understood the why, but wanted more. We decided in 2019, after a trip to NYC and a lot of boondocking, that we can live the RV life, and not regret it. Why stare at the walls in a house when we can make everywhere our BACKYARD, so that's what we decided to do, after some experimenting in Florida in 2019.
During our first "snowbird" winter I met a guy named Bob, a loud mouth who introduced me to someone who gave purpose, mystery and horror to this lifestyle (right up my alley). Please come back next Wednesday to find out more...
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Tim Eagle is an author of the novellas Stolen Seed and Krae, among other books. He lives full time, on the road, with his wife, Maria and their dog, Cocoa. He grew up in Michigan and is inspired by the dysfunction, insanity, and nepotism of rural America. His books are available on Amazon, godless and Kindle Unlimited. Thanks for reading, tune in next week for the next chapter...