Blog Posts

Falling for Banff – Posted September 17, 2018 – Awesome shoulder season in Banff, British Columbia.


Breakthrough on The Icefields – Posted September 3, 2018 – Not sure what words to use…. except SPECTACULAR!


From Here to Drumheller – Posted August 20, 2018 – In the four hundred miles between Jasper and Drumheller, the land speaks every language under the sun – sand dunes slithering with lizards, vineyards that look like Northern Italy, high desert oozing with hoodoos, brooks gurgling through alpine meadows and goats frolicking upon hillsides.


A Walk In The Pork – Posted August 11, 2018 – By popular demand! Here is our pork carnitas recipe.


The Little Things – Posted August 1, 2018 – It is by studying little things that we attain the great art of having as little misery and as much happiness as possible.


Canadian LIB Moment – Posted July 19, 2018 – Celebrating our full-time traveling 2-year anniversary while attending the Calgary Stampede in Alberta, Canada. After 730 days, 24,074 miles, and 157 different overnight locations in 37 states and provinces, we feel we’ve only begun to explore this vast continent.


Legacy, Lost and Found – Posted July 8, 2018 – On our way to Canada, Beauty joined more than 650 Airstreams at the Wally Byam Airstream Club International Rally in Salem, Oregon


Safe Harbor at Depoe Bay – Posted June 23, 2018 – Cocooning in Depoe Bay Oregon.


Trinidad: Finding Silence on The Lost Coast – Posted June 12, 2018 – Trinidad! Northern California’s gateway to the Redwoods.


Same House, Different Paradise – Posted May 29, 2018 – We’ll soon enter our third year of a location independent retirement as seasonal exploiters of the most beautiful places in America.


Brewing in Beauty: Crafting Beer On The Road – Posted May 5, 2018 – My Dad was a home brewer, so I’d already fantasized about brewing in our Airstream well before Craft-A-Brew invited us to participate in National Home Brew Day, May 5, 2018.


Home, Home On The Range Hood – Posted April 28, 2018 – In small spaces, it’s important that everybody get along. Relationships thrive on communication, so Carmen and I talk about everything – food mostly. How replacing a noisy stove top fan with a quiet fan changed everything!


Campground Review – Chula Vista RV Resort, Chula Vista, California – Posted April 12, 2018 – It’s where migrations of floaters and rollers from all over the world gather on the southernmost end of the beautiful San Diego Bay to luxuriate in the blessings of the Baja California / San Diego lifestyle with fresh air, wildlife, sunshine.


A Far Horizon – Posted March 30, 2018 – It’s that time of year again! We’re almost back to our home base in San Diego where we legally reside, register our vehicles, receive mail, pay taxes, vote, bank and visit our docs.


Disney's Mickey's Backyard BBQ

Campground Review – Fort Wilderness, Disney World, Florida – Posted March 8, 2018 – It should be no surprise that our first 5-Bambi rating goes to Disney’s Fort Wilderness!


Magic Carpet Ride to Disney World! – Posted February 24, 2018 – Boondocking our way to Disney World’s Fort Wilderness.


Flamboyant Flamingo Buns! – Posted February 12, 2018 – No fancy restaurant dinners for us. Big ol’ hot pink buns are the LIB way to say, “I love you.”


Am I Dreaming, Or Is This Savannah? – Posted February 6, 2018 – Do you sleep better and dream happier in your RV?


Campground Review – Outdoors Resorts of America – Melbourne Beach, Florida – Posted January 26, 2018 – Wintering in Florida with no reservations.


Sunny Daze – Posted January 8, 2018 – What is your inspiration for traveling in your RV?.


Groovin’ to the 4-3-2 – Posted December 31, 2017 – More about Jim’s 4-3-2 Rule.


Campground Review – Hilton Head Harbor RV Resort and Marina – Hilton Head Island, South Carolina – Posted December 12, 2017 – An enchanting getaway on Hilton Head Island.


Over the Rainbeaubeaux – Posted November 30, 2017 – A 2-minute mini-documentary about traveling full-time in our Airstream AND just in time to celebrate our 500th day on the road!


Campground Review – Dreher Island State Park, Prosperity, South Carolina – Posted November 24, 2017 – A little known gem of a campground in South Carolina.


Be Home For Dinner – Posted November 14, 2017 – Does Airstreaming make you feel like a kid again?


The Footpath Way – Posted November 6, 2017 – What’s your definition and motivation for “full-time” RV living?


Campground Review – Myrtle Beach State Park – Myrtle Beach, South Carolina – Posted October 21, 2017 – Is Myrtle Beach too commercial for you? Check out our review of the State Park.


Roadside Debacle Busters – Posted October 14, 2017 – Are you prepared for a roadside emergency? Don’t be scared, be prepared! Here’s what we’ve learned in 15 months full-timing on the road.


The Other Side of the Mountain – Posted October 1, 2017 – Are you escaping your current reality or just trying to create a new one?


Big Life, Small Footprint – Posted September 21, 2017 – A tour of our no hassles carbon credentials and our “clean living is clean leaving” philosophy.


Locked Out – Posted September 14, 2017 – Locked out of our trailer! What a messy business.


Wait and See – Posted September 7, 2017 –  Waiting out the storm and making the best of it.


Campground Review – Hocking Hills State Park, Old Man’s Cave Campground, Logan, Ohio – Posted August 26, 2017 –  A hiking wonderland, Found!


Harvest Hosts – An Elegant Alternative – Posted August 2, 2017 –  Harvest Hosts – a membership model that joins old-world hospitality to grass-roots commerce resulting in complimentary camping.


The Trees Are Falling, The Trees Are Falling – Posted July 24, 2017 – Is any place really safe? Carmen listens to her instincts and saves LIB to live to survive another day.


The Facts of LIB – Posted July 19, 2017 –  One year on the road – Just the Facts!


Campground Review – Theodore Roosevelt National Park – Cottonwood Campground, Medora, North Dakota – Posted July 12, 2017 – Small, but ten times better than Yellowstone.


It Just Gets Better – Posted July 1, 2017 – Reflecting on one year of retirement and full-time Airstreaming.


When Beauty And Beauty Meet – Posted June 21, 2017 – Beauty dislodges us from the conventional, the static, and the tedium so we can range wide and hunt down moments.


Café Beaubeaux – Posted June 9, 2017 – How to make the perfect cup of coffee on the road.


Campground Review – Miracle Hot Springs, Buhl, Idaho – Posted June 5, 2017 – Two for the price of One! Camping and 2 hot springs!


Campground Review – Water Canyon Recreation Area: Winnemucca, Nevada (or BLM for Beginners) – Posted May 29, 2017 – The big solar test to survive one week on NO hook ups in rugged BLM sorta-Wilderness.


Vinnie Lamica and That Lucky Old Sun – Posted May 17, 2017 – Meet our technician Vinny, at Vinnie’s Northbay Airstream Repair in Wilton, CA. Our first Excella Cafe interview!


One Year in Beauty – Posted May 5, 2017 – Reflections of our first year living full-time in our Airstream. Begin Year two!


Diva Ex Machina – Posted April 24, 2017 – A riveting triune love story of Frank DiBona and his trailer, Diva, and Everyone Else’s images.


You Know The Song – Posted April 17, 2017 – Stumbled onto Route 66. Change of plans!


Retracing the Past – Posted April 5, 2017 – Traveling The Natchez Trace. Four-hundred and forty-five miles of peace, quiet, history, free camping and great food!


Rx: Learn To Play – Posted March 13, 2017 – Bellingrath Gardens near Mobile, Alabama. A southern pilgrimage.


Pico’s POV  – Posted March 3, 2017 – He’s been Everywhere, man, and he’s bit everyone!


Data Bing-Data Boom! – February 24, 2017 – Data connectivity on the road and Verizon goes Unlimited …. well, kinda.


Campground Review: Chassahowitzka River Campground, Homosassa, Florida – Posted 


It’s Just Stuff  – Posted February 9, 2017 – Carmen’s dad’s 3,500 square foot home burns down and we discover deeper lessons about “hanging on.”


Smokin’ Sheep Head!  – Posted January 24, 2017 – This is how we smoke enough fish for a week on our small Weber grill


Kentucky Bourbon Trail – 2016  – Posted January 16, 2017 – Yep, our first-ever but NOT last-ever visit to the Bourdon capital of the World


Campground Review: Ho Hum RV Park, Carrabelle, Florida – Posted January 5, 2017 – Located right on the Gulf of Mexico where the best oysters in the south are harvested!


Paradiso Trovato – Posted 


The Clearing  – Posted December 9, 2016 – How we got rid of all our possessions and prepared for full-time Airstreaming.


Close One … – Posted 


When You’re in Loves, the Whole World’s Delicious  – Posted November 17, 2016 – Catching up with an old friend I hadn’t seen for 40 years.


Six Months In Beauty  – Posted November 5, 2016 – Reflections on our first 6 months of living full-time in our Airstream, Beauty.


Trouble With a Capital “T”  – Posted October 27, 2016 – Truck problems. Solutions.


Color and Connectivity: Rare Treats – Posted October 20, 2016 – Delights and challenges of adapting to changing weather and changing cell signals.


Our Kayaks – Posted September 29, 2016 – We love our kayaks! A quick look at our top-notch, lightweight inflatables.


We’re In Hot Water! – Posted 


The 4-3-2 Rule – Posted 


Introducing: Our Travel Map – Posted 


We Met the Enema and It Is Us – Posted 


Pushing North – Posted 


The Blowout of Destiny – Posted 


Frying High! – Posted 


Saying Goodbye – Posted 


Retired! – Posted July 1, 2016 – We are standing at the threshold of a new and wondrous beginning.


Are We There Yet? … Are We There Yet? – Posted 


Wherever You Go, There You Are – Posted 


Trailer Fairies – Posted 


Square Peg/Round Hole – Posted 


All Hell Broke Loose  – Posted 


Breaking Out!  – Posted 


Need vs Want  – Posted 


00094  – Posted 


Tell The Beaubeauxs Where To Geaux  – Posted The day we pull out we will go … Our coordinates are “Second star to the right and straight on ’til morning.”


Trapped!!!!  – Posted 


The Elephant In The Trailer  – Posted 


Campground Review: Silver Strand State Beach RV Penitentiary, Coronado California  – Posted 


Let There Be LEDs  – Posted 


You’re Living In … What? – Part One  – Posted 


Da Plane! Da Plane!  – Posted 


The Rig  – Posted