Entries by Richard

Big Rig Map

I came across this big rig map during one of my searches on Google. Pretty cool interactive map and should prove helpful when we are travelling stateside. I was looking for a Class A only site in Canada similar to the ones like this one. I haven’t found any. I’m beginning to think that they […]

Home

It has been a couple of weeks since our house closed. The house is no longer our home. We are living downtown and loving it. The biggest surprise for me? I do not miss the house. Nobody needs to own a house to have a home. The process of downsizing was humbling and emotionally draining. […]

Downsized

Well, not quite as posed as this stock photo: Similar result though. We are now officially downsized. Wow. I do not ever want to go through that process again! Over 38 years of marriage, we had gathered quite an impressive collection of stuff. Months of effort in terms of going through papers, books, furnishings, electronics […]

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 […]

Downsizing

This, apparently, is what downsizing looks like. An older couple with a few boxes and a plant. I found the photo online here. Downsizing is 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. […]