One of our annual traditions for the new year is to watch the sunrise, like the lovely Atlantic Ocean scene above. Another of our traditions is to spend serious time reviewing and discussing our financial situation, our expenditures over the prior year, and the budget for the upcoming year. I know you are jealous that … Read moreOur 2018 Costs of Full Time RV Travel
Our visit to Joshua Tree National Park coincided with both the park’s traditional busy season around the winter holidays and the ongoing government shutdown. While this made for more stress in our planning, including finding a new place to camp outside the park when all the campgrounds were closed, we were still able to enjoy … Read moreEnjoying Joshua Tree NP Despite the Shutdown
As we turn the page on calendar year 2018, this is a perfect time to take stock of the year. For us, it was a year of almost unimaginable change. We started the year in Miami, living in a high rise condo, and I was still working at a large international law firm. We moved … Read more2018: Our Year in Review
Our drive in from the Mojave area really set the stage for the world of extremes that we would experience in Death Valley National Park, the largest national park outside of Alaska. One of the few towns we passed through was Trona, which basically brought my vision of an industrial hellscape to life. The town … Read moreCelebrating Christmas at Death Valley
Well, the grinches in Washington have given us a stinker of a Christmas present. We were evicted from our scenic public campground in Death Valley National Park – on Christmas Eve, no less – when the National Park Service closed. Even though one party controls both houses of Congress and the presidency, that brain trust … Read moreMerry Christmas from Death Valley!