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Leaving The Homeland – Tales Of A Worthless Brake Controller

I left the Lena KOA Holiday on October 31 (when the campground closed for the season). With a 3 hour drive ahead of me, the plan was to get everything packed up, hitched up and be on the road by 9:30 - 10:00. Wouldn't you know it... I slept until 8am! After a quick cup… Continue reading Leaving The Homeland – Tales Of A Worthless Brake Controller

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Heat, Rain Storms, A Wet Bed and a Name For The Trailer

As I write this, the weather has cooled down and I've had the windows and door open. There's also been a nice breeze. I'm glad the stretch of 2000 degree temps with 500% humidity is over. Hopefully it stays away. Ok, ok. It may have only been 1000 degrees with 250% humidity but I reserve… Continue reading Heat, Rain Storms, A Wet Bed and a Name For The Trailer

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First Time Camping In The Trailer Without Full Hookups

In July I spent a couple of weekends at the Mississippi Palisades State Park in Savanna, Illinois. The only amenity at my campsite was electricity. This was my first time camping in the trailer without full hookups. I know the in's and out's of not having full hookups when it comes to Van Life because,… Continue reading First Time Camping In The Trailer Without Full Hookups