Age: 45-55

Member since April 2019

Enjoying the blessings in life


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I am a 53 year old ,single, Audible Audiobook Narrator; landlord; and missionary minister.
I have one son, 33 (who is the beat in my heart๐Ÿ˜) and an IT Programmer , who is married to my beautiful daughter-in-law (an elementary teacher) for 3 yrs.

I am a quiet, non-smoking, vegetarian, with no pets currently; who enjoys nature /animals / bird watching; interior designing and craft arts (mainly oils and charcoal/pencil); working on cars ( the good old heavy metal kind๐Ÿ˜); finding wine tastings; working with my hands (can do light plumbing,electrical, tiling etc.. being a landlord gives you an instant education in these๐Ÿ˜); and Sports.. swimming, biking, skating, volleyball ..(& love my Astros, Orioles, Vikings, Rockets, Duke, and Penguins!)
Also have a Honda "Rebel-without-a-cause" Cruiser.

A hippie-gypsy at heart-I have traveled to many places world wide, being a missionary minister, and met the most amazing and beautiful people.
My faith is Christian based, although I don't believe in titles. I accept all people, all faiths, all situations. I am here to enjoy all that I have been blessed with , and leave the rest to God๐Ÿ˜

Skills & Expertise to Share

Certified : CPR/BLS ; NYTA : MOA :MT :Audiobook Narrator : Ordained minister /DD (minor in Biblical archeology/Ancient biblical languages)

Through the years, I have had the opportunity to travel and move frequently, which has allowed me to obtain many wonderful experiences and skills through my jobs..(my dad always said I was a "jack of all trades ,master of none".๐Ÿ˜

I have been a medical transcriptionist, office manager, elementary teacher, 'heavy metal' car mechanic, purchasing agent, veterinarian office manager and assistant, construction worker including electrical, plumbing and tiling; physical trainer; waitress / bartender; constructor of mainframe computers (waaaay back in the late '80s when they were the size of refrigerators at IBM ๐Ÿ˜..) ; to being self-employed the last 16 years, as an owner of an Errand Service (which assists the elderly and the disabled), a Landlord, and an Audiobook Narrator (hence the pen name 'Darby Reed')

DarbyR84's Pets


Favorite Boondocking Locations

Just starting out, so haven't formulated that complete list yet..
..although Love:๐Ÿ’™
Acadia/Bar Harbor Maine; Cape Cod Mass; and The Florida Keys...

..in search of the perfect sunrise/sunset view ๐Ÿ˜

DarbyR84's Hometown

My current permanent residence is in Upstate New York, nestled in the Catskill Mountains. it is a beautiful farm-filled area, with many amazing fields, mountains, and lakes. I have lived in other cities such as Las Vegas (when I went to college at UNLV), and in Wappingers Falls/Poughkeepsie/ New Paltz area of New York ,for 13 years (when I had worked for IBM.) I also lived in Australia recently for 4 1/2 months, and discovered the amazing beauty of that country -from Brisbane to Port Augusta to Coober Pedy and Alice Springs.. over 8000 Miles of beautiful lush grasslands, and the stunning deep red soils of their deserts and Outback.


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DarbyR84's Rig

Rig Type: Class B

22 feet long

โ€œSkoolie" , 2007 Ford Thomas E450 deisel mini bus that has been legally converted and titled into a motorhome. It is about 22 ft in length, 9'7" height. I have built an onboard kitchen facility with propane/butane burners , sink, refrig; bath area with shower/minitub, toilet ; bed/couch, mini closet/ dresser, mini propane fireplace, up to 25 gal of h2o storage. Contains both propane and small electrical heaters. Contains alternative off the grid DC battery and solar power usage. Contains hook-ups available for water and electrical use. Currently no item in tow. Looking to get a generator, but currently, haven't needed one yet.

DarbyR84's Travel Preferences

  • Prefers an electric hookup
  • Prefers a water hookup

DarbyR84 Has 1 Host Location


Cobleskill, NY, US
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October 2019


Great host! Thank you so much


October 2019


Host was very helpful and kind. A lot of space on the grass in a beautiful scenery in fall. Lovely person


August 2019

Wish we had more time to visit

A short but lovely stay in Cobleskill, wish we could visit longer with our wonderful host.