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Age: 55-65

Member since April 2020

Retired - Now a honeybee farmer

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Once upon a time... a US Army 1/75th Ranger. later a gov't IT director, then corporate CIO, now retired and enjoying rural life with my Northen English wife. We operate a supply and service honeybee apiary and camp when we can. We live and host in the literal boondocks, just farmers and wildlife around.

Skills & Expertise to Share

Beekeeper, solar engineer, farmer, builder, leader, information technology and gardening

MPRanger's Pets

Chickens and two barn cats.

Favorite Boondocking Locations

Georgia mountains and North Carolina Appalachia

MPRanger's Hometown

Lodi California and Manchester England

MPRanger's Guest Details

MPRanger's Rig

Rig Type: Travel Trailer

21 feet long

A red Winnebago Mini pulled behind a Silver Ford F250. The rig uses a standard 30A 110V if available, but we do have a quiet generator that runs the rig when needed. We are a quiet couple. Depending on the travel itinerary we also have two mountain bikes and two kayaks to widen our adventures. Very seasoned campers in our 50's. We have many adventures by foot before buying our retirement camper. We now live on a farm in SE Georgia.

MPRanger's Travel Preferences

  • Has a tow vehicle
  • Has slideouts
  • Needs to run a generator

MPRanger Has 1 Host Location


Statesboro, GA, US
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MPRanger's References (16)

References from Hosts (2)


June 2021

I wanna be an Airborne Ranger!

Had a great time with MPRanger. LOVE the challenge coin! You two really must stop by again when you have more time.


April 2021

Great Boonedockers!

It was a pleasure hosting this couple, just wish we had more time to chat. They seem like they are both very interesting. Who knows, maybe our paths will cross again since they host also.

References from Guests (14)


September 2021

Excellent Hosts

We stayed here overnight. We had a few snags on the trip down there, so we didn’t arrive until after dark. The hosts were super helpful getting us settled in. Gorgeous property, and all I can say is Wow!!! We watched one of the most spectacular sunrises ever over the field across the street. As an added touch they gave us a pack of pollinator friendly flower seeds with their apiary name and info on it. Kind of a unique business card. If you have the opportunity to stay here, do not pass it up.


September 2021


Thank you so much for the stay and the extra night. A blown tire can really throw a monkey wrench in your time line. I enjoyed the tour of your home and learning about the bees. Stay safe and enjoy!


May 2021

Pleasant stay

Had a pleasant stay in a nice location. Got to have a good conversation with them in there barn out of the hot sun.


March 2021

Very welcoming

We arrived late and were able to park ourselves based upon Directions given in advance. The host came out and made sure everything was fine.


March 2021

Wonderful stay!

We had a wonderful stay at Beefield. Our hosts were very accommodating and welcoming. Easy in and out access with water and electric right there. We even noticed a bee swarm and got to see them collect the bees to move them to a new hive. Very interesting


February 2021

Such friendly and welcoming hosts!

The hosts here are so friendly and open. I felt like I got to know them very quickly and would definitely recommend staying with them. They gave me a tour of their bee farm and I learned a ton about bees and the bee farming business!


February 2021

Great new friends

We were treated like old friends as we arrived and had a wonderful time with our gracious host. My wife really enjoyed speaking with both swapping stories about her dad who is also a bee keeper In Delaware. Hopefully they will visit us in the near future.


January 2021

Great hosts

Beeutiful is right. Great country setting


December 2020

Thank you!

We loved our stay at Beefield! Perfect place to stay while checking out Savannah. We enjoyed chatting with our hosts immensely—they were incredibly generous with their hospitality. Thank you!


November 2020

Very accomodating

Power and water just an easy pull off the road. Enjoyed my stay ... and the fresh peanuts.


September 2020


Lovely spot. Hosts greeted us and helped us get settled. It is just off the road so some traffic, but very little at night and we were able to sleep well. Host gifted us with fresh eggs! What a wonderful surprise.. we will come back! Thanks for a wonderful stay.


July 2020

Wonderful and educational experience

Wonderful out of the way spot along our way to Tennessee. Hosts were very helpful and kind. A neat place to learn about everything bees. The camping spot is along the road however, it is a quiet road with little traffic and the spot is up next to a fence to plug into electric so it is about 20 feet from the road. We have a Lance truck camper and it was a great. Thank you, MPRanger and Mrs. MPRanger for your hospitality.


June 2020

Beeeautiful place!

It was so much fun getting to know the hosts. The bees and their story is fascinating! Lovely couple.


May 2020

Great Host

These host are very accommodating and interesting to talk to. We were concerned about camping ten feet off the highway pavement with every speeding vehicle shaking the trailer. If these host develop a site away from the highway, we would definately reccomend a stay with them.