Age: 65+

Member since April 2012

Retired NYC ER and Visiting Nurse RNs, Viêt-Nam vet (Corpsman, 1st Marine Div, 1968), volunteer RN with American Red Cross Disaster Services

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My darling wife and I are retired RNs (ER for me, Visiting Nurse for her). We live in upstate New York, in a small town, in a cooperative community which we founded (www.cantinesislandcohousing.org).
We have very broad interests ranging from art, theater and music (especially jazz) to design, construction, engineering and gardening to hiking, camping and hunting. We are very fortunate to be very healthy and fit and have most of our fingers and toes. We are ardent environmentalists.
We love the outdoors and most anything associated with it. We love traveling and the experience of new places and old favorites, new people and old friends, new ideas and life styles. We have always spent a part of our year traveling widely and living in a small camper, of one kind or another, in diverse environments ranging from the deep forest, miles from anyone, to major, interesting cities with the world outside our door.

Skills & Expertise to Share

Nursing/medical/emergency/pediatrics, camping, electrical of all kinds - home, camper, AC, DC, solar, home/camper construction/repair, cooking-stove, campfire, automotive repair, firearm safety/proficiency, hunting.

Favorite Boondocking Locations

Cobscook Bay, Maine, Bay of Fundy, Dismal Swamp, Okefenooke Swamp, Louisiana delta, Thermopolis, CO area, Dead Horse Point, NM and many, many more all over the US

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pietroonci's Rig

We have a small truck camper (slide in), on a 4 wheel drive pickup (about 20' total length), requiring very little in the way of services. We frequently go weeks without a plug-in, we purify our own water, 80 watt solar panel keeps the battery up.