Entries by Richard

Honey Wagon Service

“I’m going to use it to get some honey!” But not at an RV park. We are newbies. Actively learning about our new lifestyle but still newbies nonetheless. And this means that we are frequently coming across new vocabulary. We have been living out of our coach since we brought it home earlier this summer and […]

Freightliner Chassis Owners Club

“Driving the best.” Yesterday we received our membership cards for the Freightliner Chassis Owners Club (FCOC). The club was founded back in 1994 and has over 3,500 members. Now they have over 3,502 members. Our membership is free for the first year as we purchased a new chassis and we are the original owners. FCOC […]

RV Ladders

I need a different ladder. For when we travel. The coach is tall and I need a ladder that can get me on the roof as well as allow me to get to the upper areas of the coach, like the windshield. And this ladder needs to fold up into a compact form so that […]


The Castaway has a 105 gallon freshwater tank. That tank, which we are using on a daily basis, is getting closer and closer to empty. We have been living out of our coach since we first brought it home. It is parked just outside our house with an awesome view of our forest. It is a […]


Standing at the bottom of the stairs. Waiting for the climb to begin. I had just finished a full day of touring in London, England, well in excess of 30,000 steps, and the thought of climbing yet another long staircase seemed overwhelming. And so I waited. I waited to start the climb. I knew it […]