Valley of Fires Recreation Area

How we ended up here was kind of a fluke. We knew we wanted to visit the White Sands, however we had no reservations or firm idea of where we wanted to stay.

A Thousand Miles Later…

We really did it. Hard to believe we actually hit the road and we’re still pinching ourselves. So much planning, packing and preparation went into this and I think we’re still in shock.

Loading the Music Gear

Here’s a short video on how we were able to load and pack our music gear into our RV.

RV Spare Tire Bay Renovation

The spare tire controversy has been widely discussed on forums all over the web and we read many of them to help with our decision to eliminate hauling one around.

RV Security

This is a work in progress. We just received the GSM-C Wireless Cellular Home Security Alarm System from Mike at Fortress Security. He was kind enough to send it out to us for evaluation and see how well it will perform in an RV setting. Stay tuned as we begin the installation and testing process.

Preparing To Tow Four Wheels Down

After several months of shopping for the perfect tow car to handle four wheels down we were lucky enough to find just what we needed.  We opted for a 2006 Saturn VUE

Repainting the Front Bumper & Grill

The exterior of our coach was in overall really good shape, but the faded gray front bumper and grill stood out like a sore thumb!! Oddly enough, when we started looking at other Holiday Rambler Admirals in that same year on the internet the front bumper was faded on all of them.

Windshield Curtain Replacement

The first night in our RV we got our first surprise while trying to close the curtains over the windshield.  Although in 1999 it probably looked good on paper and may have actually worked well for a few years in the real world, but this proved to be the first thing on our list which had […]

The First Time Out

Ah, the first time out. Did we go to some fancy RV Resort, a State Park, a secluded lakefront view?? Nope, we visited my parents in Bigelow, Minnesota.

Picking Up the RV

Just a short video clip of bringing our new (used) RV home.