Free 7 Day Trial RV GPS App RV Trip Planner Campground Reviews RV Maintenance Free 7 Day Trial ×
RV Trip Planning Discussions

Go Back   iRV2 Forums > COMMUNITY FORUMS > Just Conversation
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
View Poll Results: Where do You Live?
Rural 56 31.82%
Small Town 43 24.43%
Big Town 11 6.25%
Suburbs 48 27.27%
City 18 10.23%
Voters: 176. You may not vote on this poll

  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 06-12-2011, 09:41 PM   #29
Senior Member
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Kingston, Wa. USA
Posts: 1,221
I now live near Kingston, Wa on 15 acres. I grew up in Id. then lived in Eastern Wa. and Western Wa. (2 times each). We have mild weather year around.

'01 3500 Ram QC HO 6sp. BD Exhaust Brake
CD is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free! RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 06-12-2011, 09:54 PM   #30
Senior Member
Barbara S.'s Avatar
National RV Owners Club
Texas Boomers Club
Solo Rvers Club
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Texas
Posts: 1,716
Send a message via Skype™ to Barbara S.

Actually I live just down the road from both Madame Boomer & Rusty and TXiceman & his lovely wife Susan in the Cypress area, NW of Houston. I was born in Wharton, TX and grew up in SW Houston, so I am a Native Texan.
Barbara Spade
Jaymie (Sheltie/Pom) and Luke (Sheltie/mix)
35' Sea View (Class A) MH & Honda CR-V toad.
Good Sam Charter Life member/FMCA/SI/Escapees/Thousand Trails
Barbara S. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-2011, 10:09 PM   #31
Senior Member
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Anacortes, WA (Stick & Brick)
Posts: 2,643
DW and I are originally from a small industrial town in the county of Lancashire, in northwest England, called Leyland.

We came to the Seattle area in 1968 after I landed a job with Boeing. With the exception of just under three years in the Hampton/Newport News area of Virginia, we've lived in Washington State ever since.

After retirement we moved from Everett (home of the 747/767.777/787 factory) to Anacortes, a small seaside town of about 16,000. It's called "the gateway to the San Juan islands" and is a very pretty spot. My sister, who lives in England, says it's where God goes on his vacations.

Sure, the climate can be messy. There are a good many days with low clouds and fog. In summer, though, it's magnificent. The deep, cold water (it's over 600 feet deep just half a mile from our house) keeps the temperature around 80F, even when Seatlle is pushing 90 or more.

We're a bit further from our kids and grandkids than is ideal (60 miles for one, 75 miles for the second, 125 miles from the third and about 4500 miles from our son and his wife, who live in Tokyo).

We're down to just two close relatives in the UK, my brother and sister who are both younger than me. We visit occasionally, but airline travel is a lot more hassle than firing up the motorhome. Pity there isn't a bridge from NY via Iceland to the UK!
Frank Damp -Anacortes, WA,(DW- Eileen)
ex-pat Brits (1968) and ex-RVers.
frankdamp is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-2011, 10:26 PM   #32
Senior Member
rgvtexan's Avatar
Winnebago Owners Club
Freightliner Owners Club
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: NE WA or S TX
Posts: 3,733
Live on Lake FDR (40 miles above Grand Coulee Dam) in the summer. It is rural 25 mile to the Safeway and Post Office. In the winter on the Golf course at Martin Valley Ranches Mission, TX (not rural).
04 Horizon QD, 12 Ford Flex, Excalibar, Brakemaster, Winter Texan, RVin! since 1974
Norm, Donna & Tinker Kat 74 MGB-GT, 75 MGB, 01 Z3
Life is a Timed Event, you only get One Go Around!
rgvtexan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-2011, 11:17 PM   #33
Senior Member
historyljc's Avatar
Tiffin Owners Club
Freightliner Owners Club
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Pensacola, Florida
Posts: 5,173
Originally Posted by hondo122 View Post
Just wanted to see where we all call home and why we live there. Born and raised in Philadelphia the birt place of Liberty
I don't really know if P'cola is a small city or big town. Just be sure to set your watches back twenty years when you pass through or stay here.

I don't know where you got the erroneous information that Philadelphia was the birth place of liberty. The truth be known, the first bourbon whiskey was brewed in Virgina in 1619. That was, IMHO, the true beginning of liberty in America.
Travel well, travel safe,
2006 Tiffin Phaeton - 2011 Cadillac SRX
historyljc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-2011, 11:26 PM   #34
Senior Member
Ford Super Duty Owner
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Kitts Hill, OH
Posts: 2,203
Rural country side here in southeren Ohio is where I currently live.
Born here in the Oh,KY,WV tristate area.
I want to relocate to SW Co. (it is where I vacation every year)
(RVM#26) THE U-RV 94 F-700/24 foot U-haul box home built RV
Mekanic is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-13-2011, 05:12 AM   #35
Senior Member
Tallyrver's Avatar
Heartland RV Club
Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 695
The DW and I both grew up in Key West ,moved to Tallahassee in 97.
DW owns her own Grooming shop.

Love Tallahassee

GO Gators.

Wayne and Debbie
2014 Gateway 3650BH
2008 F350 dually diesel .
Tallyrver is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-13-2011, 05:17 AM   #36
Senior Member
MickBrennan's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Playa del Carmen, Q.R., Mexico
Posts: 590
Born in NJ. In the summer we live near Lancaster, PA. The winters find us in Playa del Carmen, QR, Mexico and spring and fall are on the road.
Story here
MickBrennan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-13-2011, 05:28 AM   #37
Coleman 6's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2011
Posts: 61
I was born in the Bronx (NYC) moved to Queens (NYC) as a child, and when I got married we moved to Nassau county. Now I live out east in Suffolk County, my town is so small (unusual out on Long Island) I know most of the people in the supermarket.

I could move to a rural area, but this town suits me down to the ground.
Elle 4 kids, 1 husband and 3 dogs
2004 Keystone Sprinter 303BHS
2000 Suburban 1500
Coleman 6 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-13-2011, 06:11 AM   #38
Senior Member
AL's Avatar
Florida Cooters Club
Nor'easters Club
Solo Rvers Club
Appalachian Campers
Mid Atlantic Campers
Join Date: Mar 2000
Location: Silver Springs, FL
Posts: 2,493
Hi All,

I was born, raised and worked in Bergen County NJ, then in 2003 bought a place on a small lake in Sussex County NJ for retirement! Retired in 2007 and went to Silver Springs, FL for the winter, became a FL resident in 2009 as the saying goes "Northern by birth Southern by choice!!" Although I now spend most of my time in Silver Springs,FL. I still have that lake house, but going to sell it and go full time!!!

Remember All: LIVE, LAUGH & ENJOY !!!!!!
AL, & Mickey "The Boston"! Silver Springs, FL Camping since 1967 and RVing since 1990! A 2021 Entegra Vision 29F & 2013 Yamaha V-Star 1300 Tour Delux WATCH FOR MOTORCYCLE
AL is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-13-2011, 08:21 AM   #39
Senior Member
Go Dawgs's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Kent, WA
Posts: 1,077
Born and raised about 50 miles from our home. Lived all over the PNW and love the area.
2017 Grand Design Reflection 303 RLS
2017 Ram 2500 Big Horn 6.4 Hemi
Go Dawgs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-13-2011, 08:48 AM   #40
BigSkyBob's Avatar

Monaco Owners Club
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Western Montana on the Divide
Posts: 1,526
Been in Helena, MT for most of my life and love it. The two months of summer gets kinda old but those two months are totally awesome. We are halfway between Glacier NP and Yellowstone NP and we visit both frequently. It's only a little over an hour to the best trout fishing on the planet in the Madison River and I can be elk and deer hunting on the East slope of the Rockies in 30 minutes. Now, would someone like to trade houses for a decent place in Bullhead City, AZ LOL.
Bob Retired Army Traveling alone now, had to put Charlie the Beagle down :(.
2008 Camelot 40 PDQ 4 slides ISL400 towing a 2020 1500 GMC Sierra Denali 4x4 Crewcab
Western MT in summer, AZ, NV in winter
BigSkyBob is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-13-2011, 10:55 AM   #41
Registered User
Fleetwood Owners Club
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Back in Philly for the fall heading to Sunshine before the snow flies
Posts: 1,485
Originally Posted by Tallyrver View Post
The DW and I both grew up in Key West ,moved to Tallahassee in 97.
DW owns her own Grooming shop.

Love Tallahassee

GO Gators.

If I had been born in Key West they would have needed a shotgun to get me to leave. Second favorite pace in the world after the Maine coast in summer.
hondo122 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-13-2011, 11:47 AM   #42
Registered User
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: SW Florida
Posts: 933

Live on a small island in back of Sanibel Island in SW. Fl. Everyone knows everyone else (people that live here not the tourists). No crime, no pollution, no traffic, 12 bars, 9 restaurants and best fishing in Fl. Just another day in paradise.
Billieg is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
CoPilot Live Disappointment byoslandry Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 7 01-25-2010 04:00 PM
Brake Issue Poll Results Oemtech Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 11 09-12-2008 04:24 AM
Proposed Brake Failure Poll Oemtech Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 34 09-04-2008 06:43 PM

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:31 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.