Entries by Richard

Dutch Star Entertainment Cabinet

From that to this: If there was one area of our coach that was a constant source of frustration, it was our entertainment cabinet in the Newmar Dutch Star. It was a mess. Once I added a few additional components, like a satellite receiver, Apple TV, a Logitech Harmony Hub and a couple of cooling […]


This, apparently, is what downsizing looks like. An older couple with a few boxes and a plant. I found the photo online here. Downsizing as an incredible amount of work. I fully appreciate why some people decide not to move. It really is a lot of effort. Our house is empty now, for the most part. […]

Home Free

Our house sold on my 60th birthday in March of this year. I was having lunch with my sister, her partner and Lorraine in Arizona. I told them the news and I said that Lorraine and I were now homeless. My sister’s partner corrected me. “You are now home free!”. We approached our real estate […]

Clearance Check

Space. Room to spare. Unfortunately, many of the sites we have visited with our coach have very little space. Sites are small and tightly packed. We first learned about checking for clearance when we visited the 1,000 Islands/Ivy Lea KOA in Ontario, Canada. It was our first trip out with the coach. We made a […]


The Vantrue X2 dashcam was one that I picked up from Amazon a few weeks ago. I wanted to have a small, yet functional, dashcam to capture our travels and, specifically, to capture any issues that might crop up when driving our coach. The X2 is a capable dashcam. Very small, light and discrete. I […]