Jay Gentner Sr.

Age: 55-65

Member since April 2012

We a retired/disabled couple who full time either in a Toyota mini motorhome or 27 foot travel trailer

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My name is Jay , my wife is Patti. I became disabled in 2003 because of an industrial accident. I tried to continue working for 7 years before I was forced to retire. I'm 60, Patti is 67 both are years YOUNG not old. We believe age is mind over matter, if you don't mind, it don't matter. Jay is retired from a metal fabrication plant, while Patti is a retired daycare teacher. We full time in the winter to warmer climates in a Toyota Dolphin & in the summer to Wisconsin in travel trailer. Currently we are unable to offer a camp site because we are buying a hobby farm with another couple. The other couple get the house because they are there full time. Patti & I park "out behind the barn" & love it. Our children believe mom & dad have entered their second childhood because we choose to live on the road. News flash, kids, we never left our first childhood. We want to be Peter Pan & Wendy forever, never growing up! We are the Gentners (pronounced Getner, e as in egg) and we live (sometimes) in Waupun Wisconsin.

Skills & Expertise to Share

Jay is not an expert in anything. He can turn a wrench but not on newer vehicles because of all the new electronic gadets. He can do most manual labor type work such as yard work, given enough time for short breaks. Now Patti is a wiz with small children, she can clean house ( or anything eles) like nobodys bussiness, and loves to cook. The only drawback is she still thinks she is feeding 6 growing children instead of just the 2 of us.

Favorite Boondocking Locations

Jay likes west Texas around the Big Bend country while Patti prefers more civilized locations where she find a WalMart. We are more like wild flowers that don't care where they grow. Being together is more important.

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Jay Gentner Sr.'s Rig

We have a tiny 21 foot 1987 Toyota Dolphin mini motorhome. Nothing special about it, it's just cozy enough for 2. While it isn't big enough to tow anything with, we do tow a small 3ft x 5ft trailer. We keep it light, with just extra clothes, spare propane bottle, & canned food. This is because we live Social Security check to Social Security check. There always seems to be more month than money.