Age: 55-65

Member since January 2019

Retired and Loving it.


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We are both retired and enjoying life as much as possible. We met in High School in Misawa, Japan. We were both raised in military families. Brian is an Air Force Vet. We love to travel, meet new people and see unique places that are not a tourist trap. We travel in our camper that we made to fit our lifestyle. It has everything we need yet small and light so we can camp just about anywhere. Brian has many talents. Loves to build things, a musician, always learning new things. He had his own business as a videographer doing wedding videos. Fran is a retired postmaster after 25 yrs of service. She is also a Reiki Therapist, loves to do quilts, crafts and anything that she can do with her hands and creative mind. She is also the admin for Cargo Trailer Conversion on Facebook. We have two grown sons. And have a 14 yr old grand daughter and a six year old Grandson.

Skills & Expertise to Share

A little of about everything. We love meeting new people. Brian building. Have remodeled 2 homes built our own camper etc etc.

Brizel's Pets

We love animals but now trying to downsize so that we have more time to travel. At one time had 3 dogs, 6 cats, 4 chickens and two cows. We lost the last of our dogs this past year. We are now down to 3 cats and 1 chicken. Yes we live on 20 acres so lots of room for the animals.

Favorite Boondocking Locations

Haven't really did a lot of bookdocking. But we have camped all over the place. Each year we take at least one big trip that usually average about 5000 miles.

Brizel's Hometown

We live just outside of Lewisburg, TN. It's an hour drive south of Nashville, an hour an a half NW of Chattanooga and an hour or so North of Huntsville, AL. Lewisburg has a festival the second weekend of Oct called Goats, Music & More. We are the home of the Fainting Goats and also the home of the Tennessee Walking Horse. We are about 8 miles south of Henry Horton State Park.


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Brizel's Guest Details

Brizel's Rig

Rig Type: Travel Trailer

17 feet long

We have converted a cargo trailer into a self sufficient camper. We designed it to meet our needs when traveling. We want something small and light. We pull in with a 1500 Crew Cab Chevy Silverado

Brizel's Travel Preferences

  • Has a tow vehicle
  • Prefers an electric hookup
  • Prefers a water hookup

Brizel Has 1 Host Location

Fainting Goats

Lewisburg, TN, US
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Brizel's References (6)

References from Hosts (2)


April 2019

Fun couple with an impressive rig

Great to chat with these two and get the tour of their hand-built RV. They are doing boondocking the 'right way' (or one of the many), IMO. Happy to have had them here.


April 2019

Very Talented Guests

We enjoyed meeting these new guests. We did not have much time to spend with them but hope the next visit will be different. We wish them safe travels and Godspeed as they journey to their destination.

References from Guests (4)


November 2019

Quiet and spacious

Hosts were very friendly and helpful. Always responded promptly to communications with detailed directions to the location. They actually met us at the main road and guided us back. Gave us water to fill up our water tanks.
Nice quiet location. Big field which our dogs enjoyed playing in.
Only about 1 hour drive to Nashville. Also, close to a town with various amenities.
Overall, it was a great stay.


October 2019

Great stay

We got along great. Good nights rest. And the host went way above and beyond to make us feel welcome. Good communication would recommend for anyone around this area. Thanks Jim


August 2019

Great folks!

In spite of the scary bridge entering the property, we loved staying with these folks. Quiet and peaceful. We've made friends for life!


March 2019

Great stay!

Such a nice couple that were so accommodating to us as we made a trip south to Florida. They were so helpful and friendly. Their property was perfect and quiet. They let our two little kids run all over. We would definitely stay there again!