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A ‘not-van lifer’ bought a 1970s RV for $2,000 and spent $6,000 transforming it into a tiny home on wheels

By |2021-01-27T10:07:57-06:00January 27th, 2021|Tech Tips|

www.businessinsider.com.au

Bree Contreras bought an RV, named “Hottie,” for $US2,000 and has spent roughly $US6,000 on renovations. Contreras lives and works in the RV, which has a bed, bathroom, kitchen, workspace, and loft. Contreras documents their travels on their Instagram account, @doesthiscountasvanlife . “I just wanted to be out hiking with my dogs and not paying rent,” Bree Contreras told Insider of the decision to quit their corporate job to live in an RV full-time. Contreras bought an RV for $US2,000 in the summer of 2018 and quit their job […]

Powerful winter storms trigger evacuation orders and knock out power in parts of California

By |2021-01-27T10:07:54-06:00January 27th, 2021|Tech Tips|

www.erienewsnow.com

A series of powerful winter storms are barreling across the parched state of California, knocking out power to more than 400,000, threatening mud slides and triggering evacuation orders. Evacuation orders are in place in parts of San Mateo, Santa Cruz and Monterey counties, warning of an “immediate threat to life.” The orders come amid forecasts that parts of the Bay Area, and the Santa Cruz and Santa Lucia mountains could see up to 10 inches of rainfall through late Thursday. A high wind warning is also in effect in […]

Tri-City Herald death notices Jan. 26, 2021

By |2021-01-27T10:07:52-06:00January 27th, 2021|Tech Tips|

www.tri-cityherald.com

Five things to do when a loved one dies Losing someone isn’t easy and there are many steps to be taken in handling their affairs. Here are five reminders that you may not have remembered in the midst of it all. By Kamaria Roberts captions and subtitles off, selected Losing someone isn’t easy and there are many steps to be taken in handling their affairs. Here are five reminders that you may not have remembered in the midst of it all. By Kamaria Roberts David B. Belvin David Bernard […]

Return of the road warrior: Roy Book Binder plays the Hideaway Cafe

By |2021-01-27T10:07:50-06:00January 27th, 2021|Tech Tips|

stpetecatalyst.com

“Long story …,” Roy Book Binder says, and he says it often, almost always as a prelude to a very long story. He’s such an engaging conversationalist that every story he tells, long or otherwise, is welcome. “I never thought I’d be an old blues singer,” he says, “but here I am.” He started out as a young blues singer in the mid 1960s, a friend, student and protégé of Rev. Gary Davis, the finger-picking blues guitar legend, a supremely influential singer and songwriter. Book Binder is 77 now. […]

10 things I wish I knew about van life before spending a weekend in a camper van

By |2021-01-27T10:07:49-06:00January 27th, 2021|Tech Tips|

news.yahoo.com

Van life has a few surprises. Frank Olito/ Insider I rented a camper van for the weekend and was surprised by a few things about van life. It’s difficult to find overnight parking, and I couldn’t bring the van wherever I wanted, especially into the city. There were many complicated systems that I needed to understand so that the van could operate like a liveable home. When I rented a camper van for a weekend, I expected a carefree road trip like the ones I see filling the VanLife […]

Man in prison for murdering his wife dies of Covid complications

By |2021-01-27T10:07:47-06:00January 27th, 2021|Tech Tips|

www.radioiowa.com

Officials say an 89-year-old man serving a life sentence for murder is the 14th state prison inmate to die with Covid. Harold Duncan of Spencer was convicted in 2004 of shooting his wife, Karen, to death in their RV. According to the Iowa Department of Corrections, Duncan died Tuesday in a prison hospice unit, likely due to complications related to COVID-19 and other medical conditions. Prison officials report 117 inmates currently have Covid. Two-thirds of them are in the Newton Correctional Facility.

Best To Worst: Hammock Stands for Camping and RVing

By |2021-01-27T10:07:46-06:00January 27th, 2021|Tech Tips|

drivinvibin.com

Hammocks bring about a vision of lazy days on the beach. Or maybe a day spent hanging out on your porch sipping on your favorite beverage. But what does one do when they have a hammock and there’s no place to set it up? Having a hammock stand is a much better solution than hanging one end to your rearview mirror and the other to a Saguaro cactus. This could very well result in breaking something…quite possibly, you. Check out these recommended hammock stands… from best to worst! For […]

The Road Ahead for 2021: Looking Forward to New Adventures

By |2021-01-27T10:07:43-06:00January 27th, 2021|Tech Tips|

blog.goodsam.com

Raise your hand if Covid-19 affected your rambling lifestyle over the past year. While the open road has given us a welcome escape, the limitations that we face every day are constant reminders of the extra care we must take. So how are RV travelers across North America facing the road ahead for 2021? We talked to some of our RVing bloggers about how they’ve weathered the Covid storm and where they plan to go in the near future. While our writing team has different perspectives, one constant remains […]

2021 ONLINE WRTR SEMINARS- RESIDENCY (Condensed Version)

By |2021-01-27T10:07:39-06:00January 27th, 2021|Tech Tips|

www.youtube.com

CLASS DETAILS: This video was recorded as part of the 2021 Online RTR on the HOWA YouTube Channel. Residency is an important consideration for full-time nomads. Learn what it is and why it’s important in this video presented by Bob Wells of Cheap RV Living. To See all of the other Full Length 2021 RTR Classes please visit the HOMES ON WHEELS ALLIANCE YOUTUBE CHANNEL https://youtube.com/c/HomesOnWheelsAl… Subscribe now to get notifications. __________________________________________________________________________ If you can support the RTRs and HOWA, go to http://HOWA.support . Thank you for anything you […]

A ‘not-van lifer’ bought a 1970s RV for $2,000 and spent $6,000 transforming it into a tiny home on wheels

By |2021-01-27T10:07:38-06:00January 27th, 2021|Spring RV Escapes|

www.businessinsider.com.au

Bree Contreras bought an RV, named “Hottie,” for $US2,000 and has spent roughly $US6,000 on renovations. Contreras lives and works in the RV, which has a bed, bathroom, kitchen, workspace, and loft. Contreras documents their travels on their Instagram account, @doesthiscountasvanlife . “I just wanted to be out hiking with my dogs and not paying rent,” Bree Contreras told Insider of the decision to quit their corporate job to live in an RV full-time. Contreras bought an RV for $US2,000 in the summer of 2018 and quit their job […]

Tri-City Herald death notices Jan. 26, 2021

By |2021-01-27T10:07:35-06:00January 27th, 2021|Spring RV Escapes|

www.tri-cityherald.com

Five things to do when a loved one dies Losing someone isn’t easy and there are many steps to be taken in handling their affairs. Here are five reminders that you may not have remembered in the midst of it all. By Kamaria Roberts captions and subtitles off, selected Losing someone isn’t easy and there are many steps to be taken in handling their affairs. Here are five reminders that you may not have remembered in the midst of it all. By Kamaria Roberts David B. Belvin David Bernard […]

Return of the road warrior: Roy Book Binder plays the Hideaway Cafe

By |2021-01-27T10:07:33-06:00January 27th, 2021|Spring RV Escapes|

stpetecatalyst.com

“Long story …,” Roy Book Binder says, and he says it often, almost always as a prelude to a very long story. He’s such an engaging conversationalist that every story he tells, long or otherwise, is welcome. “I never thought I’d be an old blues singer,” he says, “but here I am.” He started out as a young blues singer in the mid 1960s, a friend, student and protégé of Rev. Gary Davis, the finger-picking blues guitar legend, a supremely influential singer and songwriter. Book Binder is 77 now. […]

10 things I wish I knew about van life before spending a weekend in a camper van

By |2021-01-27T10:07:32-06:00January 27th, 2021|Spring RV Escapes|

news.yahoo.com

Van life has a few surprises. Frank Olito/ Insider I rented a camper van for the weekend and was surprised by a few things about van life. It’s difficult to find overnight parking, and I couldn’t bring the van wherever I wanted, especially into the city. There were many complicated systems that I needed to understand so that the van could operate like a liveable home. When I rented a camper van for a weekend, I expected a carefree road trip like the ones I see filling the VanLife […]

Madeline Mingle Reed

By |2021-01-27T10:07:29-06:00January 27th, 2021|Spring RV Escapes|

www.cannoncourier.com

Madeline Mingle Reed died, December 25, 2020, in St. Louis, Missouri. On Christmas Day our family lost an amazing woman, Mom, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, Wife, and Friend. She lived 94 wonderful years. Madeline was born in Auburntown, TN to parents Carrie Duff (Davenport) and Hoyt Mingle. She rode the school bus (that her Dad drove) to school and met AJ Reed. When he told her he had been drafted for WWII and that if they were married she could go with him, she said “I’ve always wanted to travel. […]

Man in prison for murdering his wife dies of Covid complications

By |2021-01-27T10:07:30-06:00January 27th, 2021|Spring RV Escapes|

www.radioiowa.com

Officials say an 89-year-old man serving a life sentence for murder is the 14th state prison inmate to die with Covid. Harold Duncan of Spencer was convicted in 2004 of shooting his wife, Karen, to death in their RV. According to the Iowa Department of Corrections, Duncan died Tuesday in a prison hospice unit, likely due to complications related to COVID-19 and other medical conditions. Prison officials report 117 inmates currently have Covid. Two-thirds of them are in the Newton Correctional Facility.

Best To Worst: Hammock Stands for Camping and RVing

By |2021-01-27T10:07:29-06:00January 27th, 2021|Spring RV Escapes|

drivinvibin.com

Hammocks bring about a vision of lazy days on the beach. Or maybe a day spent hanging out on your porch sipping on your favorite beverage. But what does one do when they have a hammock and there’s no place to set it up? Having a hammock stand is a much better solution than hanging one end to your rearview mirror and the other to a Saguaro cactus. This could very well result in breaking something…quite possibly, you. Check out these recommended hammock stands… from best to worst! For […]

The Road Ahead for 2021: Looking Forward to New Adventures

By |2021-01-27T10:07:26-06:00January 27th, 2021|Spring RV Escapes|

blog.goodsam.com

Raise your hand if Covid-19 affected your rambling lifestyle over the past year. While the open road has given us a welcome escape, the limitations that we face every day are constant reminders of the extra care we must take. So how are RV travelers across North America facing the road ahead for 2021? We talked to some of our RVing bloggers about how they’ve weathered the Covid storm and where they plan to go in the near future. While our writing team has different perspectives, one constant remains […]

2021 ONLINE WRTR SEMINARS- RESIDENCY (Condensed Version)

By |2021-01-27T10:07:22-06:00January 27th, 2021|Spring RV Escapes|

www.youtube.com

CLASS DETAILS: This video was recorded as part of the 2021 Online RTR on the HOWA YouTube Channel. Residency is an important consideration for full-time nomads. Learn what it is and why it’s important in this video presented by Bob Wells of Cheap RV Living. To See all of the other Full Length 2021 RTR Classes please visit the HOMES ON WHEELS ALLIANCE YOUTUBE CHANNEL https://youtube.com/c/HomesOnWheelsAl… Subscribe now to get notifications. __________________________________________________________________________ If you can support the RTRs and HOWA, go to http://HOWA.support . Thank you for anything you […]

The Road Ahead for 2021: Looking Forward to New Adventures

By |2021-01-27T10:07:21-06:00January 27th, 2021|Snowbirds|

blog.goodsam.com

Raise your hand if Covid-19 affected your rambling lifestyle over the past year. While the open road has given us a welcome escape, the limitations that we face every day are constant reminders of the extra care we must take. So how are RV travelers across North America facing the road ahead for 2021? We talked to some of our RVing bloggers about how they’ve weathered the Covid storm and where they plan to go in the near future. While our writing team has different perspectives, one constant remains […]

A ‘not-van lifer’ bought a 1970s RV for $2,000 and spent $6,000 transforming it into a tiny home on wheels

By |2021-01-27T10:07:15-06:00January 27th, 2021|Hiking-Backpacking|

www.businessinsider.com.au

Bree Contreras bought an RV, named “Hottie,” for $US2,000 and has spent roughly $US6,000 on renovations. Contreras lives and works in the RV, which has a bed, bathroom, kitchen, workspace, and loft. Contreras documents their travels on their Instagram account, @doesthiscountasvanlife . “I just wanted to be out hiking with my dogs and not paying rent,” Bree Contreras told Insider of the decision to quit their corporate job to live in an RV full-time. Contreras bought an RV for $US2,000 in the summer of 2018 and quit their job […]

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