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Field Trip – Touring The Secret City

Field Trip – Touring The Secret City

By on Nov 23, 2014 in How I Wrecked My Life, RV | 0 comments

I am loving the Eastern Tennessee life.  Last week we found out about “The Secret City”.  The secret city is actually Oak Ridge, TN.  When you think about building the big Nuke bomb, you think about the American SouthWest and you think about Manhattan.  Apparently those in the know also think about Oak Ridge, TN. Oak Ridge is where the government took...

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Preparing for Tennessee Winter in an RV

Preparing for Tennessee Winter in an RV

By on Nov 19, 2014 in How I Wrecked My Life, RV | 0 comments

So we will be parked in Tennessee for the near future and I needed to get the RV ready to survive the season.  As you can see from the photo above, winter in Tennessee is terrible! Actually winter here is awesome.  It was 42F and I wore shorts and we sat next to a fire.  A few days ago the temperature had a high for 25F.  When the high for the day is under 32F, I...

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Playing the Game

Playing the Game

By on Nov 9, 2014 in How I Wrecked My Life, RV | 2 comments

When you move to a new area, it takes a little while to get plugged in and discover your routine.  Each new location brings new routines.  Some campsites have nice shade and isolation.  This allows you sleep in late and have lazy mornings.  Other sites the sun wakes you up every morning, or birds and other animals do the trick. Sometimes you are in locations that...

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Slowing Down in Tennessee

Slowing Down in Tennessee

By on Nov 3, 2014 in How I Wrecked My Life, RV | 0 comments

So we have been parked at our site for a little over a week now.  We have yet to really get to know this part of Tennessee, but every day the beauty of this great state impresses me.  I love the demeanor of the people in the area, and I still adore the weather. Every day we have to drive someplace we drive through valleys and over ridges of the surrounding...

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Getting Settled in Tennessee

Getting Settled in Tennessee

By on Oct 27, 2014 in How I Wrecked My Life, RV | 0 comments

After spending 2 weeks hanging out at my parents home in Pennsylvania, we decided it was time to head out.  We had a great time at my parents.  They live in the middle of a 200 acre farmstead.  The worse part about leaving was having to navigate the driveway.  The driveway is almost a 1/2 mile long rutted lane that is covered by low hanging branches.  It took quite...

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Catching Up On Kentucky

Catching Up On Kentucky

By on Oct 15, 2014 in How I Wrecked My Life, RV | 0 comments

The mobile palace is parked about 30 yards from my parents dream retirement home in Pennsylvania.  My parents live in the middle of a 220 acre family farm, and the house is built on the foundation of the barn.  Every morning I look out and see rows of crops waiting to be harvested, acres of woods surrounding the property that are turning majestic in color, and I see...

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RV tour thorough Kentucky.

RV tour thorough Kentucky.

By on Oct 5, 2014 in How I Wrecked My Life, RV | 0 comments

That is us parked at the birth place of Abraham Lincoln. It is our second National Park visit in the fine state of Kentucky. We ran out of time today at our campground in Cave City.  We really liked the area. The rolling hill,  the trees slowly changing color, and the beautiful weather will always be memories we will not soon forget. You will have to forgive me for...

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Sink Holes, Corvettes, and Chicken?

Sink Holes, Corvettes, and Chicken?

By on Sep 22, 2014 in How I Wrecked My Life, RV | 0 comments

Tracy reported that we needed to get out of the house.  Not just me.  All of us.  It is easy to start feeling insular.  We live, work, dream, sleep, and eat in under 400 square feet.  After a while it is time to put the computers away, pack up the school books, finish the chores, and go see what is around your home! Whenever we stay at a campground, the camp host...

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What to Know: Harvest Hosts

What to Know: Harvest Hosts

By on Sep 18, 2014 in How I Wrecked My Life, RV | 0 comments

The Harvest Host club membership is about the best $40 in RV camping we have purchased. When you start thinking about living on the road you start thinking about how to lower your campaign costs.  You camper has water tanks, onboard power, and sewer.  Harvest Host is a great way to take advantage of your self-contained unit and save some bucks! If you consider that...

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Looking Forward In Kentucky

Looking Forward In Kentucky

By on Sep 16, 2014 in RV | 0 comments

Week 1 in Kentucky has come to a close.  3 more weeks and we have to head somewhere else!  My daily focus has changed pretty radically.  I spend most of my day looking for jobs that I think I can be excited about, and I of course want a job that I can bring value too. I have seen a few jobs where the expectations are crazy.  I figure if I can’t succeed at the...

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