Transitioning to fulltimer: Conserving use of hot water

    By Russ and Tiña De Maris Transitioning from a sticks-and-bricks house to a home-on-wheels requires adaptation, learning new skills, and learning and practicing resource management. One of those resources is water, especially access to adequate hot running water. Sure, you have a water heater in your RV. Typically it’s a six-gallon job, while your old land-based heater was... Read More

What do full timers do with seasonal clothing they don’t need?

  One thing you notice when you transition into fulltiming is that you have a lot of seasonal clothes. What do you do with all those heavy sweatshirts, jackets, under layers, and waterproof boots in the summer when it’s T-shirt and shorts weather and all that stuff is in the way and taking up storage space?   Much depends on your... Read More

A senior woman traveling solo full time is NOT a foolish fantasy

  By Bob Difley If you are a single woman among the older crowd, maybe retired, or widowed, and your kids have long ago moved out, grandkids scattered, and you’ve considered buying an RV and heading out into the horizon to try traveling – and actually living full time – in a recreation vehicle for a while, then quickly rejected... Read More