Entries by Richard

Moving Day

We move tomorrow. Even though our house is on wheels there is still a fair amount of work to get ready to go. Certainly not as involved as moving from one house to another. But not as simple as just turning the key and hitting the open road. Even less so when you have been […]

One RV and Home Free

Home is where we park it. We have been full-timing in our coach for just over a year now. I’ve been asked to do another seminar on the RV Lifestyle for my friends at the Hitch House, a large motorhome dealer in the Toronto area, at the end of October. And I thought it would […]

Canadian RV Sales Dip

Sales are not great this year. That was the verdict I received when I spoke with one of Canada’s largest RV dealers this week. This, from Statistical Surveys Inc, paints a bit of a troubling picture for the Canadian RV industry: Travel trailer sales fell 13% year-over-year through August. Canadian fifth-wheel sales were down 20.1% […]

Thanksgiving

Plus 2. Or 36 Fahrenheit for my American friends. That was the temperature when we woke up this Thanksgiving weekend. Canadian Thanksgiving. A different date than American Thanksgiving. And why is that? Apparently the farther north you go, the earlier the harvest. We are definitely farther north. Much colder now. Turned out to be a […]

5th Wheel Or Class A?

It was always Class A. Whenever we talked about our plans to live in an RV during the early part of our retirement, it was always focused on a Class A motorhome. We did look at a few travel trailers, like the Airstream, and a few fifth wheels, but never considered them seriously. Downsizing does […]