The Rise Of The Entitled Camper

In the last few years camping and RVing has surged in popularity as people have grown tired of being trapped in their homes during the great lockdown of the Covid era. RV sales have hit record numbers and some manufacturers are reporting backlogs of over a year for people waiting for their new RV to be built. This is all great news for the industry and particularly for campground owners as there is no shortage of customers waiting to fill open spaces. However, this surge in customers and first time RV owners has given rise to a new phenomenon and one that is not good, the entitled camper.

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From House To Home

We are entering the final week of living in our old sticks and bricks house. It’s been a great place, but we knew it was never going to be our final home. The excitement of finally living in our RV full time far outweighs any emotions of leaving the house and to be honest there really aren’t any emotions about leaving. It’s a great house in a great location but it’s just not us and never has been.

It’s amazing what we have been able to accomplish in the last three weeks. We have sold nearly all of our possessions including our furniture, dishes, cookware, everything in our garage including a car and some of my musical equipment. There have also been some bumps in the road along the way but we have managed to figure out a solution and move along. Continue reading “From House To Home”

Happy Thanksgiving!

We would like to take a moment to wish all of our readers a happy Thanksgiving.

We appreciate your support and taking time to follow our journey.

Joe

The Journey Begins!

Well, here we go! Nerves? Check! Excitement? You bet! Uncertainty? Too much to put into words! But what would a life journey be without these things? Boring!

Over the years, my wife and I have always planned to do our best to retire early and enjoy life. But when you are young and dreaming, everything seems so distant and a lifetime away. Together we planned, started saving in the standard company 401k’s, and have done pretty well for ourselves. Now as our son nears graduating high school and eventually heads to college, it’s amazing how our aspirations have changed.

It all started in 2011 with a family road trip in a rental RV………………………….