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.

Monday, June 17, 2013

What a PIA

Today we are in Petaluma California.  We are now on the north side of San Francisco.  I didn’t want to deal with traffic so I decided to head for the coast and take California 1 up and over the Golden Gate Bridge.  What a dumb move.  Of course the coast route was closed when I got there so here I am with 55 feet total length trying to find my way around the narrow streets of SF not knowing where to go.  We made it with no real big problems but as I said, What a PIA.  Landen got a kick out of going over the Golden Gate Bridge and seeing Alcatraz Island. 
He took the pictures, I was too busy watching the road and traffic.  After I arrived I sat down and mapped out a route around San Francisco for the return trip.  I am willing to sit in a little slow bumper-to-bumper traffic rather than deal with narrow crowded streets.
I feel like we are back in Havasu with the wind.  It is blowing about 22 MPH with 26 MPH gusts, but it is only 70 degrees instead of 105.  The wind is supposed to blow for one more day then is should be good.
We are here for a week so we can settle in for a change.  Tomorrow we need to find a Laundromat and I need to wash the car.  Landen is happy that he can sleep in tomorrow and I am glad I don’t have to drive for 2+ hours.
We finally lost our local channels on our Satellite TV.  I was pretty amazed we had them all the way up to Gilroy.  There is cable here at the Elks Lodge in Petaluma but I used the cable input to rewire the motorhome for 2 satellite inputs for our DVR.

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