Thousand Trails La Conner

Camping at Thousand Trails La Conner We arrived back in California in April, so what’s up with this late post?  May saw the Trippin’ Engles up in Oregon for two months to prepare my dad’s house for sale.  He passed away on December 31st, and we had already started a few things to get the

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Genealogy On The Road

How we did our Genealogy On The Road Genealogy is a popular pastime for many.  There are several programs on TV like Who do you think you are? on the TLC cable channel that are fun to watch.  We are traveling down the eastern states on our way to Florida and Jeff has ancestors that emigrated

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RVTripWizard To The Rescue

RVTripWizard To The Rescue – Review and Demonstration After using several trip planning tools, we selected a subscription to RVTripWizard, and listed a high level overview here.  At $39 a year we consider this a bargain.  Let’s do a hands-on demonstration of creating a trip. First off, define your Trip Preferences On The Road First

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Staying in Touch While Traveling

Trippin’ Engle’s Communication Setup Communication with others has improved tremendously in the past decade, especially for gypsies like us. Staying in touch while on the road During the first month and a half of our travels Christine and I will be traveling in separate vehicles.  Our primary method to communicate will be using our cell phones

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Trippin’ Engle’s Trip Planning

Trip Planning with Trippin’ with the Engles Mapping and Trip Planning Software By no means have we tried all the trip planning software out there, but we have tried a few. Basic Non-RV Specific Trip Planning Google & Bing Maps – Online general mapping tools are great, unless you need to know where the low

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Full Speed Ahead – Full Timing!

Crazy Times but still FULL SPEED AHEAD.  I started this post with the title Full Speed Ahead – Full Timing! in 2 months!  Well,  we are now just over 1 week away from that milestone – that’s an indication of how crazy it’s been. In reading this post, it may seem daunting to look at

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Solar For Lola!

We have Solar for Lola! It’s been a long time coming, we have solar for Lola.  AM Solar came through, and we installed 4 160 watt solar panels on the Roof.  Originally we were looking at 6 100 watt panels because AM Solar was  having issues with the 160 watt panels they were receiving.  But

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