Our New House

It was brought to my attention that we haven’t updated our Blog since 2013. Since we have become stagnant and haven’t really traveled for a while I didn’t have much of interest to post. Not that our life isn’t interesting, there just isn’t much RV Travel going on.

Well recently we have turned another page in our lives. We decided since we like our lifestyle so much that buying a house wasn’t in our plans. However we have pretty much outgrown the RV so…

We bought a Park Model home in the same resort where we have lived for the last 11 years in the motor home. If you are not familiar with a Park Model, it is a small 400 square foot manufactured home. Ours however is a bit more than a simple park model. First off ours is set in the ground so it is ground level, then a 200 square foot addition was added making it 600 square foot overall and the whole thing is stuccoed and the roof is tiled. There is also a 117 square foot building on the property, which serves as a laundry room and a shop. This building is attached to the house by a covered patio with outdoor kitchen. Along with the real residential appliances they topped it off with an air conditioner that can turn the house into a meat locker in the 120-degree Arizona summers. You can see more photos by clicking on the link in the left column.

I have added a link to the photos of our house HERE.

So, although we are keeping the motor home, it looks like we are not Fulltimers anymore.

Best wishes to all our readers and I hope your travels are as enjoyable as ours.

I will leave the Blog up because I know others enjoy reading about our travels.

Thursday, February 5, 2009

We got brown

Yesterday they applied the final brown coat of stucco on our casita. It sure looks good. The roof was supposed to go on today but no one showed up. The contractor called and said they will be here tomorrow morning. The bathroom door was also installed today. The casita is really coming together.

Our Verizon cell phone coverage is terrible here in Lake Havasu. There is Verizon across the lake on the California side but here on the Arizona side we are on extended service. Usually the Extended service works well however here in Havasu we get dropped calls, calls that don’t go through, and just plain weird stuff happening. I was told that if enough people call Verizon they will eventually setup service here in Havasu. So I called. Ironically, right in the middle of my conversation with customer service, the call was dropped. What really bothers me is they didn’t have the decency to call back.

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