Alex and I have been attracting the attention of a lot of “minimalist” people, and that’s ok. But I wanted to share with you faithful readers why our page name “Living Bite Sized” is not about minimalism. Plus, I want to introduce a thought I may explore more in depth in a later post: I… Read More Minimalism? A Brief Criticism of a Modern Fad
We all like gifts. It doesn’t matter if you live in a 4,000 square foot house or in a 100 square foot RV…gifts are great! The thing is, if you’re trying to get a gift for someone who is a full-time RVer, it can get a little tricky. They don’t have a lot of room… Read More The Top 20 BEST Gifts For RV Enthusiasts
I’ve noticed something. Something really interesting. Something that I really don’t understand. For some reason, whenever one of us tells someone that we’re going full-time next year, that said person almost always starts to feel pity for me. It’s almost like they think that I have somehow been coerced into wanting to do this…like… Read More Going on the Road…From The Wife’s Perspective
Criticism can be a good thing if it helps point one’s thinking in a more proper direction. But unwarranted and unnecessary negativity is a dream wrecker. Few people will ever be the absolute best at what they think they’re good at. There’s always someone better at it than you are. But that doesn’t mean that… Read More Handling Negativity When Deciding To Travel Full Time
Grandpa loved Airstreams. He used to talk about them all the time. The problem was, Grandma didn’t. She preferred big motorhomes, with all the fancy gadgets, multiple slide-outs, pretty paintjob, and a big enough bathroom to accommodate her slight rotundness. Although I am writing a doctoral dissertation these days, my parental unit homeschooled me, and… Read More Grandpa’s Parting Gift: An Airstream
When asked why we make the big decisions we make, we too often reply with the typical “Why not?” Personally, I like to think there are several good, actual reasons for my choices, especially the big ones. My wife and I seem to have created a habit of making big decisions in short amounts of… Read More Planning an Open Road Life: The Reasons Why
So, we’ve completely gutted our Airstream…now what? Well, we needed to make a plan. What do we need to make her beautiful over the next 8 months? Well, what do we think we’ll need? Here’s what we came up with, in no particular order. And, also, this is a constantly changing list- as you can imagine!
We’re remodeling our Airstream. First step: time to take out everything! We’ve spent the last few weeks gutting the whole thing. We’ve taken out the seating, the cabinets, the appliances- even the shower! What’s left is, well, not much. We will be rebuilding everything from scratch and our goal is to be finished in the… Read More A Tour Of Our Gutted Airstream