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.

Sunday, May 17, 2009

Wine and Balloon Festival

We just spent the weekend in Riverside at a friend’s house for their 3rd annual Wine and Balloon Festival. They call this the Home Wine and Balloon Festival because it is a private affair at their home. Each year they have hosted the party at a different house.

There were 10 motorhomes and trailers here this weekend. They managed to fit them all in on their property.

We each setup a booth with a theme and offered wine and appetizers to go along with the wine. We first did one round of white wine and later a round of red with a break in between.

Later in the evening we had a band to entertain us.

And a fine band it was. As usual we had a great time and look forward to next year. You can see more photos by clicking the thumbnail in the left hand column.

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