May 2, 2020
Settling In
Settling In

With over 40% of campgrounds closed and shelter-in-place orders in effect, Marshall is coming to terms with putting the breaks on nomadic life and hanging....

Rural Internet
Rural Internet

Our first order of business has been getting internet back up and running on our property. In the past we’ve had success with our directional....

The Long Haul Home
The Long Haul Home

Even though we travel full-time in our Airstream, we technically have a home in Washington state where we own 20 acres of land. With the....

Week 33 – Getting out in Nature – A couple Hikes and a Good Drive! – Full Time RV Family
Week 33 – Getting out in Nature – A couple Hikes and a Good Drive! – Full Time RV Family

This week we didn't do a ton but Saturday we had a great day! We went on a couple quick hikes including a very small....

Week 32 – Drawing up New Plans….    Full Time RV Family
Week 32 – Drawing up New Plans…. Full Time RV Family

This week we said "See you later" to family and hit the road again, but not before drawing up some new plans. We were going....

Week 31 – Moochdocking it’s Blazing Fun!! – Full Time RV Family
Week 31 – Moochdocking it’s Blazing Fun!! – Full Time RV Family

We are Moochdocking with family for a couple weeks before we head towards home. Not too much to do so we were mainly just hanging....

Everything is closed anyway, so why not work more
Everything is closed anyway, so why not work more

Yea, we are still stuck in Bellingham due to lock-downs at both the state and international levels. We could have sailed off, but with all....

Not a single seagull about
Not a single seagull about

We decided to get out of the marina for a few days. Mostly to get rid of the stationary-itch that has been plaguing us the....

Wrapping up our pre-season projects
Wrapping up our pre-season projects

With the Canadian border closed to all non-essential traffic, the stress to leave Bellingham by our arbitrarily-set-by-us-date has been released. Although there has been no....

Social distancing is our jam
Social distancing is our jam

We got back to Meriwether a month ago, just as people started taking this whole virus thing seriously. Since Kerri and I already live on....

The 2020 plans
The 2020 plans

This year we have planned to make the trip North via the Inside Passage to Ketchikan or Petersburg Alaska. The route will bring us up into....

Off-Grid and Airstream Living: Our summer plans are “heating” up
Off-Grid and Airstream Living: Our summer plans are “heating” up

On this Airstream Life vLog, we are revealing our heated summer plans. We originally were going to stay in Arizona and migrate up into higher....

Off-Grid Living: We just doubled our fresh water holding capacity at the house
Off-Grid Living: We just doubled our fresh water holding capacity at the house

On this Airstream Life vLog, we show you exactly how gravity equilization works and our expanded water holding system that doubled our water collection capabilities.....

Off-Grid Living: We are stuck as quarantined desert dwellers; here’s what our day looks like.
Off-Grid Living: We are stuck as quarantined desert dwellers; here’s what our day looks like.

On this Airstream Life vLog, we take you through a typical day for us as quarantined desert dwellers in our little off-grid home. Want more....

Off-Grid Living: A cold departure to March, and yes, we finally fixed it!  :)
Off-Grid Living: A cold departure to March, and yes, we finally fixed it! :)

On this Airstream Life vLog, we are finally able to show you two more major improvements to the homestead (one involves a long-overdue fix to....

Off-Grid Living: Steve spent a soaking wet day manually collecting over 200 gallons of rain water.
Off-Grid Living: Steve spent a soaking wet day manually collecting over 200 gallons of rain water.

On this Airstream Life vLog, we are showing you how we maximized rainwater collection during an unexpectedly big rain storm. OUR DOG'S INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT: https://www.instagram.com/abarkinlife/....

A Tribute to Kreture – You are dearly missed.
A Tribute to Kreture – You are dearly missed.

This week we had the hardest day of our lives. We had to lay Kreture to rest on 4-30-2020. She really was the best dog....

Week 34 – Our Last Week on the Road?  Big News!! – Full Time RV Family
Week 34 – Our Last Week on the Road? Big News!! – Full Time RV Family

Not much of a video this week. We left Virginia and finally went back "home" to do a few months of driveway surfing in western....

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