What Does Adventure Mean?

At lunch today the topic came up of “what does adventure mean?”  So I asked everyone what would make this trip an adventure for them.  Here are the answers:

For Miranda

  • Interviewing an author
  • Hiking along a beach and picking up huge shells
  • Taking a walk in the forest and seeing a wolf
  • Swimming with dolphins
  • Going horseback riding in Kentucky
  • Trying Coffee


  • Seeing things like...

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Round 3 of RV Research

For round 3 of our RV research we headed to TerryTown RV in Grand Rapids.  Our intent was to:

  • View a couple of used travel trailers they had in stock
  • Look at some Class C options

We were greeted by yet another helpful and pleasant without being pushy salesperson - that we’ve had 3 good experiences on RV dealer lots is an encouraging sign.

We went through the used trailer that was still...

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Another Round of RV Research

We visited Lakeshore RV in Muskegon today for a couple of reasons:

  • To just tour more RV’s to get a better idea of the options available
  • To bring the kids this time so that they might better imagine life on the road
  • To get some sample prices to give the bank, in order to get input on whether we can afford it

At this point based on what we imagine our requirements to be we are still...

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Getting Serious about the “Pipe Dream”

On and off for the last couple of years MsBoyink and I have talked about the “Pipe Dream”.

What is it?

Hitting the road full time for a year with the kids in an RV.

Writing and reading that sentence just now it strikes me how simple of an idea it is to communicate, but oh how many discussions and decisions it will take to actually happen.  So much so that we’d just kind of stopped talking...

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