soaringsun

Age: 55-65

Member since April 2013

57yo semi-retired & 68yo retiree with 1991 Class A Holiday Rambler

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We (Sue and Steve) are full-time RVers based in Why, AZ, during the winter, and Truth or Consequences, NM, for the rest of the year.

Sue was a law librarian working in the legal publishing field, but now does mixed media artwork and sells vintage designer scarves on eBay.

Steve became a full-time RVer much earlier in life than Sue and has worked all over the West as a RV park manager, marina manager, cook, maintenance man, ranch hand, etc.

We have a 35-ft 1991 Class A Holiday Rambler motorhome that we live in most of the time. We also have a 5th wheel at a primitive campground in Why, AZ, but we don't drive that rig around anymore. We just leave it there and use it as a home base, mostly in the winter.

We like the quiet of Why, AZ, where you're more likely to hear coyotes and wild burros than people, and we also enjoy the small town artsy atmosphere of "TorC," where Sue shows her work in several galleries. Since Why gets very hot in the summertime, and TorC gets rather cold in the winter, we like to travel other places about half the year to avoid these weather extremes. We have friends and relatives along the West Coast, in the Midwest, and in Florida, so those are the areas we usually head for when we're not in the Southwest.

Skills & Expertise to Share

Sue is pretty good with computers, and Steve has lots of RV knowledge, having lived in RVs for about 25 years.

Favorite Boondocking Locations

We love Coyote Howls, a primitive campground in Why, AZ. It's not boondocking, because there are water hookups, shower rooms, etc., but there are no electrical hookups so everybody has solar panels. It's very affordable, and Steve has spent over 20 winters there.

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soaringsun's Rig

Before meeting Steve a couple of years ago, Sue traveled all over the country in a little Toyota Dolphin ("the Guppy"). We just upgraded to a 35ft 1991 Holiday Rambler Class A motorhome ("the Beluga") which has been beautifully maintained both inside and out. We don't have any slide-outs.