Posts by Joseph

First time Boondocking, Sioux Falls, and more

Boondocking is camping with no electric, water or sewer hookups. It’s often called “Dry Camping”. This week, we released our video of the Badlands National Park in South Dakota. I hear the North Dakota Badlands are even more intense, but I didn’t see those, I saw these, and they were pretty awesome. I present, for…

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Boondocking in Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park We visited the Badlands National Park and experienced our first taste of the wildlife and nature out west. Coming from the east, the badlands just…show up. You’re driving along the highway and you just see a bunch of grassy fields, when all of a sudden BANG there are the badlands. It happens…

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An inspirational life

I’m gonna start this one out a little differently. I’ll start with a confession. I was always a little nervous that my wife was far more adventurous, brave, and daring than I was. Which presented a bit of a challenge to me when it came to leading my family on a great adventure. When she…

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Mackinac Island – No Cars Allowed

Let’s talk about Mackinac Island. This place is really unique…the island doesn’t allow cars except for emergency vehicles (and I swear that ambulance seemed narrow). The primary modes of transport are bikes and horses. Also it would appear as though their sole economic driver is tourism, and anyone who lives on the island likely works…

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One Month In. What we’ve been up to

This week’s video, some places we’ve been, Meagan’s race, and a few photos (at the bottom). I intended to get this out last week, but it didn’t work out. Our internet was terrible where we were and I couldn’t get a reliable signal fast enough to upload the video. This week’s video: St. Ignace, Michigan…

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Our Most Commonly Asked Questions about Full-Time RV Life

When we tell people we’re going to sell our house and travel the country for a year, it usually earns a few questions. What follows are the most common questions and our answers. What will you do with the house? Sell it. We thought about renting, AirBNB, Traveling Nurses, and all kinds of arrangements, but…

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We shall call her Bertie

When we named our travel trailer, we wanted it to be meaningful. We decided to name her after Bertell Eva Flippin. Meagan’s grandmother, who we all lovingly called Bertie. She was also known by Granny, Mawmaw, and GiGi (Great Grandma).

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We’re selling our home! Let the trip begin.

Holy Cow. You guys have flattered us. We posted an update to facebook about selling the house and beginning our journey, and we had so many encouraging comments. Our mailing list doubled overnight. It’s truly an honor to have you on board. Without further ado, let’s get started. On August 1, we accepted an offer…

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