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South Dakota, Nebraska and to much rain. pt3

South Dakota, Nebraska and to much rain. pt3

South Dakota, Nebraska and to much rain. Sunday the 18th of August 2018 We awoke to more rain and dreary conditions so we decided early on that we weren’t going to even bother looking for another RV place. We were going to go and see the South Dakota state capital and spend the night in a hotel. I know…we’re cheaters. Ah well. We got a great deal at the Econo Lodge and they let us have our dog. The capital…

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Trip to South Dakota pt 2

Trip to South Dakota pt 2

Saturday the 17th of August 2018 If you want to read anything from part one of our Trip to South Dakota click here. Upon waking up we changed took Marley out and went in to the Casino for the breakfast buffet. I know what I said about buffets before but really how can you resist a breakfast buffet. It’s was pretty good. That day we drove to the little town of Chamberlain, SD to see the Dignity Statue. It’s a…

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South Dakota pt 1 The Royal River Casino

South Dakota pt 1 The Royal River Casino

Friday the 16th August 2018 We left on our journey to South Dakota and the Royal River Casino today. We were driving ‘Woody’ our trusty Chevy Express 1500 van which we converted to a Tiny Home. You can a tour of that here LINK and see some of how it’s built here LINK. The road through Minnesota was fine and the day passed wonderfully. Our spirits were high with the exception of leaving our dear cat behind we had hopes…

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Good News, Bad News, a Scamp, or a Bus

Good News, Bad News, a Scamp, or a Bus

Well, first off it’s been way to long and don’t forget about the video at the end of the article. We’ve wondered how you’re doing? What you’re doing? What’s happening in your life? Ours has been busy. In Minnesota, we are just finishing what we call, ‘Mud Season’. It’s an interesting time where everything melts and stays on top while the under soil still melts. Lot’s of mud. Fun times. Elissa and I have just finished some deep talking. Initially,…

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Thanksgiving Leftovers, Solar Project, the Van

Thanksgiving Leftovers, Solar Project, the Van

This week we work on Thanksgiving Leftovers, a smallish solar project, and just drive around in the van. The Solar Project is more of an experiment which left me with more questions then answers. Those are the best kind of experiments. Here’s what happened. I have two solar set ups. One is on the van and the other is on my front porch. The van has 200 watts of power, a 100 amp hour battery, and a PWM charge controller….

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