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  • Guest Post: 10-tips from a First Time RV'er

    Posted by  Guest Blogger on Tuesday, June 10, 2014

    EDITOR'S NOTE: Basem Emara has been a friend and co-worker of J.'s for the last several years. He was inspired--in part by our adventure--to taste a little of his own RV adventure. They called it the 2-province project. Hehe.

    We're glad to have had a small part in this dream fulfilled.  Below is his recap of his trip with his family. Maybe it will inspire you. Keep exploring, Basem!

    As long as I can remember, my wife and I always want to go on a journey in an RV. It was a refreshing thought to bec



  • A few notes on packing...

    Posted by  Brooke Tower on Tuesday, May 27, 2014

    Many people have asked, "How do you pack to be gone for a year?"  My short answer is, "Good question--we're figuring it out as we go along."

    My longer answer is that we are continuing to figure it out as we go along, but have been keeping certain things in mind as we consider the space and weight we have to work with.  It will be interesting to see what we will end up fitting, bringing, and using.  There are plenty of lists online and on Pinterest to consider.  I have looked at many of them and a


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  • More stuff decisions

    Posted by  Brooke Tower on Monday, March 3, 2014

    "I must have things but things must not have me."--Jill Briscoe

    I think I first heard these words about 20 years ago and my understanding of them has grown with time. There are many, many parts of preparing for this trip--and we are in the process of many of them. Lately, more of my time and energy has been spent on the decisions of what to DO with many of these objects. I had known it would be a large process and had kind of looked forward to an excuse to go through things and simplify, but I ha