Monthly Archives: September 2014

It’s a Monday

To early to tell what that will mean ultimately, but for those of us not on the road full-time as yet, and in our case at least, still gainfully employed, it means just that…it’s a Monday. Time to focus on … Continue reading

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Did we wait too long?

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do then by the things you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. … Continue reading

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The Mail Man Cometh

Well, not the mail man. It was FedEx. And besides, our mail “man” is a girl. A woman actually. So, guess what I received today? Yep, solar panels. Four panels, 100 watts each. The purchase included free shipping. That’s unbelievable … Continue reading

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Season Change

Officially, summer is gone. Unofficially, we’re still in the mid 90s here in the High Desert of S. California. I cannot wait for cooler temperatures. I’m starting into our solar install on the Bounder. It will make work a little … Continue reading

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Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

Well, not really. At least I don’t think so. Because, at some point as part of our Great Escape, we will likely need to sell it, I am working on my motorcycle out in my man cave. In order to … Continue reading

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Up on the Roof

With a 32 foot motorhome, you would think there is a lot of space for multiple solar panels, and there is. The challenge, however, is that the panel placement has to compete with things that are already there, namely two … Continue reading

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And the Beat Goes On

I know you are probably tiring of my Ebay rants, but I continue to be amazed at the relative ease it is to convert things you no longer want or need into cash for those things or expenditure you DO … Continue reading

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Another One Bites the Dust

Yikes! I sold another item on EBay. I’m very close to buying my next piece of equipment for the solar project, namely, the Morningstar TriStar 60 amp MPPT charge controller. I still have a couple other items listed for sale. … Continue reading

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“Stuff” = Solar

Everybody that has envisioned a Great Escape, a life on the road in an RV, has had to deal with getting rid of “stuff”. We’re in the throes of this task at the moment, and into the foreseeable future. We … Continue reading

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Ebay is my Friend

Like so many of us, we have a lot of stuff to get rid of in preparation for our Great Escape life on the road in search of Sunrises and Sunsets. I in particular have lots of items in my … Continue reading

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