You can check us out on our website/blog, www.IntheRVnow.com, but here's our basic deal:
I'm lucky enough to be on an amazing one-year RV journey across the U.S. with my family -- wife Andie, niece Jill, 10 year old daughter Lauren, and 3 year old daughter Lily. We began our adventure from Dallas, TX, on March 15, 2018. Andie and I retired from the U.S. Army JAG Corps about three years ago, and I've spent the last three years as a Dallas County prosecutor. I am now fo' real fo' real retired and living as a mobile hobo -- a mobo. I don't plan to ever do that ludicrous working thing again, but Andie claims she will (I'll believe it when I see it, grrrrl).
We are looking to meet, hang out, and share stories with new people. Lily loves rocks, Octonauts, and building blocks. Lauren loves her tablet, and plays games we don't understand. Jill is having a quarter life crisis and finding herself on the road. I'm learning Spanish, guitar, and welding in the RV during drive times. Far as I can tell, Andie is learning how to back seat drive, nap, and avoid black water dumping. (I kid, honey bunz! But... it is your turn on the black water.)
We hope to meet y'all and have a great time together. We are very careful, conscientious, and respectful and will treat your property as our own; we so appreciate you allowing guests like us to stay with you. We will return the favor to the Boondockers community when we return to our house in Dallas in March of 2019, and look forward to having guests of our own.
Andie and I are both licensed attorneys, and have lots of funny stories to tell and enjoy hearing others' stories. I am a great listener, life adviser, and handyman. Jill claims expertise in napping, is a clasically-trained kazooist, has mad skillz in coffee, espresso, and tea, and loves kiddos. Andie tells me she's a funny writer, and she's a great editor. Lauren can sing, do gymnastics tricks, and already knows everything and will tell you all about it. Lily has an excellent imagination, can pet any dog who lets her, and can waggle her booty to any Taylor Swift song.
We have ZERO pets. Andie and Lily beg for a dog daily, but it ain't hap'nin', sistas.
Your house? As I'm writing this (three days into our one-year journey), we have never boondocked. We have hardly even docked. We appreciate all the advice you have!
We all headed out for our trip from Dallas, Texas, where we've lived for the past three years. I grew up in San Antonio Texas, joined the Army at 17 years old, and have traveled all over the country (and Iraq) during my 20 years in the Army. Andie grew up near Los Angeles, CA, and moved to Texas for the Army, where she met a knight in shining armor. He was already married, so I helped her out. Jill spent most of her childhood in Shreveport, LA, until her family returned to Southern California when she was 11 years old. She stayed there until about two weeks before our trip, and linked up with us in Dallas for this amazing trip. In exchange for travel, extremely small room and board, and illegally low wages, Jill is acting as a nanny, cook, maid, and marriage counselor. Lauren was born in Hawaii, where the Army generously stationed me for three years. She now lives most of the time with her mom in Seattle, WA, but I get all the precious visitation I can with her, and she's very excited to spend those times traveling with us. Lily was born in San Antonio, at the Brooks Army Medical Center. She's a real Texan who loves country music and trucks, no matter how much her mom switches the radio station and tells her about Priuses.
Our RV is a Sprinter, specifically the Thor Four Winds Siesta Sprinter. We are towing a small car (Honda Civic Si).
We really enjoyed this wonderful family, only wish we could have spent more time with them. They helped my husband as he worked on the house, bought us pizza. I met them when they came and left but, unfortunately, I was dog sitting across town and did not spend much time with them. My husband could not stop raving about them and what little time I had, I wanted to spend more time. Here is hoping they come back!!
We had the pleasure of meeting Don, Andie, Jill , and Lily on their RV adventure. They shared a couple of meals with us and we sat outside and talked until late, sharing some wine and tales. Interesting people, pleasant, and considerate guests. They are welcome back any time!
Great guest very nice couple. I wish I had a tenth of the energy of the little girl. I did not get to visit with him very much but Donna really enjoyed there company
There daughter Lilly was adorable. Loved her hugs and her calling me a "BIGBOY". We would have them back in a heartbeat. If you have the opportunity to say HI it's well worth it.Feel ffree to stop by anytime. We hope to see you in Texas in the near future.
Jim and Christy
This young family spent two nights with us. We enjoyed them and hope they return someday. Their daughters were fun to watch.
What a fun family to have over! The girls helped brush out my dog. We all had great evening conversations. Wish they could have stayed longer. Definitely welcome back.
So many smiles and laughs. Very positive couple, their background and lifestyle is different than you would imagine. Meeting Boondocking guests is full of sharing experiences that you wouldn't dream you would come across. No problem hosting the family. Enjoyable to have around.
What a great couple, with great kids! very respectful, as I happened to be working on a conference call the evening they arrived. Sweet kids that even helped me brush out the dogs. I would happily have Donm50 back any time!
Unfortunately, I didn't get to meet this lovely family during their short stay but my husband thought they were perfect guests, friendly, quiet and respectful. They are welcome back anytime.
These were fun people very interesting In hearing about there up coming year in the RV and will be excited about hearing their adventures in this next year. They make yummy adobo pork sliders. Hope to see them again.
Frank & Lynn