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Age: 55-65

Member since August 2019

Curly Redhead Nurse and Retired Army Husband.

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Retired RN (myself) and Retired Army Veteran (husband). Full-time RVers. We are from Northern Indiana and still have our family roots there, and we became FT RVers the middle of September 2019.
We absolutely love our road trips and taking our time crisscrossing this great nation! Between the 2 of us we have a total of 5 grown children and 6 grandchildren (so far!). We enjoy trail hiking and bicycling, campfires and the out of doors.

Skills & Expertise to Share

Nurse of 40 years.
Husband - Army, also works VIP Security at Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the active seasons of the year.

ajbowman's Pets

No pets traveling with us.

Favorite Boondocking Locations

So far we have loved them all, and really enjoy getting acquainted with our hosts from other parts of the country. What a great way to share life’s experiences!

ajbowman's Hometown

Garrett, Indiana


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ajbowman's Guest Details

ajbowman's Rig

Rig Type: Class A

35 feet long

Newmar Ventana pulling a Jeep.

ajbowman's Travel Preferences

  • Has a tow vehicle
  • Has slideouts

ajbowman's References (49)

References from Hosts (49)


September 2021

Highly Recommended

Welcome back anytime.


July 2021

Very good guests

Have not had time to visit my guests for the last week and a half, but they have been wonderful 👍😊


July 2021

Perfect guests

AjBowman were awesome guests. They were out enjoying the local attractions most days. Quiet and courteous. Enjoyed a nice visit with them at a Taco Bar dinner along with all my other boondockers. Very interesting couple. I would definitely have them return.


June 2021


We just love to host this couple. Second year they have stayed with us. Become good friends. Welcome back anytime.


June 2021

short and wet

Managed to arrive while still light (a definite advantage) and more importantly - ahead of the weather. The weather was a downer as we did not have a good chance to visit. There were even Tornado watches during the night but no severe weather, just heavy rain. I would have liked to have learned more about the Indy track. But we did find out that we had a mutual acquaintance via my basset hounds. A person that I knew of thru a basset rescue who had recently lost his bassets. I hope that the rescue can find him another good companion. Hopefully, they will be back thru the area gain as they are most welcome. We'll try to tame the weather a bit ;-)


June 2021

Great Guest

They only spent the one night but really enjoyed their company.

Nick Olmsted

June 2021

Great couple.

Stayed with us last season. Wonderful couple. They're welcome anytime.


March 2021

Passing through

Super happy to have A & J stop in again. Smiling faces make happy places. See you in the fall. Be safe.


March 2021

Friendly Folk

We enjoyed ajbowman’s visit with us at Heaven Hill. We were able to visit on the porch and hear about their adventures. They are a friendly and engaging couple and we welcome them back any time!


March 2021

Fabulous Guests

Although we did not get to spend as much time socializing as we would have liked, we really enjoyed hosting, ajbowman. They were fantastic guests by all measures and people we now consider as friends. I’m hopeful our paths cross again! They are welcome back anytime!


March 2021

Nice couple


It was my pleasure to host this couple, They are welcome back in the future.


March 2021

New members of our RV family

Had a great visit and time exchanging stories and experiences. Know we will get together when we head north. Great excuse to go North....when not so cold.
Welcome back any time and by any hosts.


March 2021


We were gone a lot but they seemed to enjoy their stay. Very nice folks welcome anytime.



March 2021

Super Nice People, Hope to See Again

Easy guests, with a beautiful all electric motorhome. Spent 3 evenings on my deck, when space shots were supposed to happen, but all three nights they were delayed. Maybe next time.


February 2021

short but sweet

great people. only with us 1 night but able to talk for a short visit. Very respectful and genuine. welcome back anytime. good luck on your travels.


February 2021

Great guest

This was the second visit from ajbowman. They are great guest friendly, considerate and appreciative and we would welcome them back.
Safe travels
Butch & Judy


January 2021

Nice Couple

I hosted ajbowman for 3 nights. I found them to be a friendly and pleasant couple. They are very welcome to return any time.


January 2021

perfect guest

a pleasure hosting the bowmans, for the second time enjoyed the time spent around the campfire enjoy hearing about their travels, welcome back anytime


January 2021

My first guest returns

Ajbowman was my very first guest and their return was like old friends getting back together. Their first visit was confirmation that I had made the right decision hosting. Their return visit was awesome confirming a friendship for life. I look forward to many more. Highly recommend

A former member

January 2021

Stuck in the Mud

Great people and I will welcome them back anytime. I didnt even notice they were here. You guys be safe and we will see you next time.


December 2020

If We Could Choose "Double Positive", We Would

They were our first boondocker guests and now our first second timers. They are family now. Feel like we've know them forever. We got to visit and share dinner twice. We have grown to love these folks in the short time we've known them. I know know we will see them again, either in Indiana or Mississippi. Maybe even at another boondocker location. These folks are the perfect example of why we love hosting.


December 2020

Nice guests

Due to covid, we weren't able to interact with these guests as we normally would, but enjoyed having them anyway. They were great with communication, appreciative, and welcome back at anytime!


November 2020

What A Delight To Host These Guests!

We are so happy we had the opportunity to host these Boondockers Welcome guests. We feel very blessed they chose to come to Candy Cane Corral. We now have more new friends and look forward to many return visits. We wish them Godspeed and safe travels as they continue to follow their dreams.


November 2020

Great couple, great time!!!

Just hosted them for 3 nights. Very nice, down to earth, and fun to hang out with. We will be staying in touch with them, and they are welcome back any time!


November 2020

Great guests!

Friendly and self sufficient couple. No trouble at all and left the spot like they found it. We enjoyed visiting with them while giving them a quick tour of the farm and animals. They are welcome back and recommend to other hosts.


November 2020

Friendly couple

Great couple traveling through the area. Parked correctly and we barely knew they were here on our property.


November 2020

Wonder Guests!

Love having AJ as guests. Ordered up two great sunsets 🌇 just for them. Welcome them back anytime and if in their neck of the woods I would love to see them again!


October 2020

Nice folks

This couple was fun to talk to and sounded like they had lots of adventures in front of them. Please welcome them to your space. They are friendly and considerate.

Nick Olmsted

October 2020

Very nice folks.

Although we did not personally meet them, our daughter was very impressed. They left the site nice and clean. They are welcome to visit again any time.


October 2020

Thank You for Your Service!!

Always a pleasure to host fellow vets and swap war stories. Great people. You are always welcome to visit our location anytime!

Mountains and Prairies

October 2020

Glad to host them!

I was happy to host these two. Fine people! No fuss, no muss. Come back again.


October 2020

Easygoing fulltimers

It was so easy to host this couple! We knew they would be arriving when we were away, and they followed my Parking directions perfectly. We all enjoyed sharing stories about composting and beer. What’s not to like about those two topics? We look forward to staying in touch, and having them visit again.


September 2020


Awesome couple. Really enjoyed their visit. Hope to meet up again sometime, somewhere.


September 2020

Another proud veteran

I like to chat with our Veterans since I am one as well. They always have fun stories. Please help them out when you can. We were not able to spend time together other than a few monutes when they arrived.They were very good about messaging ETA s and we happy when folks do that because we do like to know when folks are at our property.
Stop back if you're in the area.


September 2020

Glad I could host you while in Green Bay

Sorry we didn't get a chance to meet. I'm glad I could provide a place for you to park while you where your in Green Bay. Your welcome back anytime! Tracy


April 2020

From guests to friends

Really enjoyed having A and J as guests. We had nice walks and talks. Just a little jealous, they are enjoying the freedom of full time life on the road. We will be glad to have them back any time.


April 2020

Nice couple

We only got to visit for a very short time. I know they had to be tired from traveling. They seemed very friendly. They only stayed over night, but I never know they were really there unless we looked out the door. Safe travels.


April 2020

Our First Guests - Gonna be hard to be better guests than ajbowman

We had a wonderful time visiting with ajbowman and their granddaughter. Beautiful weather Saturday and got to tour the farm and get to know each other. Since they are experienced boon dockers they were able to share a lot of good information with us. We are now really excited and anxious to begin our boondocking experience.

We hope to see these folks again soon.

alabama vagabonds

March 2020

great guest

Got a few minutes with these folks and wish I could have spent more time talking RVing or just about anything, so nice and kind. Hope to see them again when we hit the road. Always welcome guest!


March 2020


Enjoyed their conversations and time here. Very quite couple. WELCOME BACK ANYTIME.


December 2019

Can only hope they will try again...

Sadly, between their reasons for being in the area and our commitments to church and such, we had no time for a visit. So, I'm gonna look forward to these folks returning for another try!

Great sound...Unless I looked out the window, I would never have known they were here!!!

GA Gypsies

December 2019

Wonderful Couple

Great fellowship and good times with ajbowman while sitting around the fire. What a delight it was getting to know this wonderful couple. Our wish was for them to stay longer.

They are extremely courteous, thoughtful and very respectful. We are hoping that we will get a chance to see them again someday. In the meantime we will be looking for you all out there on the highways and byways. They are welcome back here any time, and we highly recommend them.


November 2019

Wonderful guest

We really enjoyed A & J's visit and looking forward to their return. They arrived when we had nice weather and they were able to enjoy the river view. We had fun playing games and socializing .
Yes we have developed another great Boondockerswelcome friendship.
Safe travels to you on your journeys.
Butch & Judy


October 2019

My first guest

They were great guest hardly knew they were here. We had a very good visit and found we had a lot in common. They gave me a loaf of bread they baked and it was fantastic. I wish them well on their travels and hope they come back. Highly recommended.


October 2019

perfect guest

friendly couple enjoyed the conversation and sharing of adventures they shared welcome back anytime


October 2019

Wonderful couple

Though we did not get much time together as they stayed during the work week and they took day trips we had great conversations and it was a pleasure hosting them.


October 2019

The long dirt road

We are fortunate to have met and hosted this wonderful couple. Due to the much needed rain they brought with their arrival we didn’t get to visit as much as we would have liked. We look forward to a return visit in the near future if your in our area. Safe travels and avoid long dirt roads.


October 2019

Come back anytime!

Ajbowman’s stay was cut short by mechanical issues. We hope they come back someday to enjoy what southern New England has to offer! Wishing them safe and trouble free travels.


September 2019


Great to meet, and share a campfire. Would have liked them to stay a extra day and share the area.
Privileged to be their first BW spot.