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Cool Dispersed Camping at 10,000 Feet in Colorado

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Bob Wells – STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Co. — After Randy and his group left Leadville for Salida, Colorado, I knew we had a record-setting heat wave coming so I liked the idea of staying up at high elevation. I decided to start working my way north so…

East Coast Versus West Coast: The Best Place to be a Snowbird

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Bob Wells – I just got back to Arizona after visiting my mom for three weeks in Florida and while I was there I went to a small gathering of East coast vandwellers that are all on the cheaprvliving.com forums. I was delighted for the chance…

Installing Solar Panels on Your Camper Van or RV

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Bob Wells – While solar power has been around for a long time now, for most of us it was so expensive we couldn’t really afford it. And if we could afford it we found it too confusing to figure out what we needed and how…

The Many Birds of Bosque Del Apache National Wildlife Refuge

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Bob Wells – SOCARRO, N.M. — Back in November I went over to Bosque Del Apache National Wildlife Recreation area near Socorro, New Mexico for the Festival of the Cranes. It’s held every year to celebrate the arrival of the Sandhill Cranes to their winter home.…

A New Christmas Tradition: Giving to the Poor Instead of Each Other

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Bob Wells – I’m posting this on Christmas day and so I want to make it somewhat on topic, the problem is I’m not a Christian so I don’t celebrate Christmas. Beyond that, I despise the wanton waste and destruction that Christmas has become and…

How to Obtain Health Insurance Coverage for Camper Van Dwellers

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Editor’s Note: Because we’re in the annual enrollment period for Obamacare I’m going to write about health care. I don’t pretend to understand most of this stuff, in fact, much of what I know I learned from a fellow blogger. For that reason I encourage you to…

A Van Dweller’s View of Consumerism in the Christmas Season

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Bob Wells – This month I’m going to be doing posts on how our society got so addicted to stuff as evidenced in Black Friday and Christmas shopping in general. I’ll offer explanations and suggestions about what we can do about it including alternative ways to…

Documentary Released on Mobile Living

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Bob Wells – Back in the summer of 2012 I was contacted by Michael Tubbs, a Professor at the University of Texas, about the possibility of being in a new documentary he was going to make about mobile living. He had started to do research…

From New Mexico’s Festival of the Cranes to Flagstaff

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Bob Wells – I’ve just arrived back in Eherenberg, Arizona from my trip to Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge in central New Mexico. It was an amazingly wonderful trip that I liked so much I’m already planning to go again next year. I took four…

Why I love The Southwest: Sunrise, Sunset and Rainbows

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move you, if the simple things of nature have a message that you understand, rejoice, for your soul is alive. — Eleonora Duse…

Views of Grand Tetons National Park

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Bob Wells – I always try to break up my posts and have some variety so today I’m going to post photos from last July when I was in the Grand Tetons National Park. For a long time the Grand Tetons have been on my Bucket…

Clearing Up the Hysteria Over Proposed Fees on Public Lands

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Bob Wells – There is an uproar going around the blog-o-sphere right now about proposed new rules that govern use of Public lands. I’ve had several people write me very concerned that our right to use Public Lands was at risk and we would either be…

To Thine Own Self Be True: Who are You?

Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Bob Wells – I said no more Alaska Posts and while this post has Alaska as a backdrop, it isn’t about Alaska, it’s about “Finding Yourself” and being true to yourself. This trip to Alaska clarified a lot of things about myself and I want to…