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  1. I also took a photo of my vaccine card. Also took a photo of the receipt from Walgreens where I received the one shot vaccine which is listed on the receipt. I do not agree with requiring a national vaccine passport. If businesses or whomever require it on their own then we will all see how the market handles that in terms of loosing or gaining business. My wife does not trust the vaccine. I do, having received all kinds of shots in the Army without ever asking what they were. She does not wear a mask as much as I do. I suspect it could be common within a family that one is more con
  2. I don't have much to offer in terms of answering the original posters question but want to comment that I'm watching this thread. Great question..... and I appreciate the chance to learn from it. We live in a 5th wheel and owned a travel trailer before. I would think the travel trailer would be easier to get around in while recovering because of no stairs inside. I have also recovered from a back injury, although we were not living fulltime in an RV. The emotional side effects are note worthy as well. It can be depressing when you are not able to do the things you have done in t
  3. Wow, thanks for the story. Never know what is at the next turn in this journey.. Keep us posted and thanks for the heads up on Vegas.
  4. Bill&Anneli - Heading over to try and find your post in Beginning RV section.... All things considered, we are still enjoying our time on the road as well. Takes living the life to figure out what things are the larger issues. M
  5. Kirk,

    Hope all is well. We domiciled in Texas last year and have Escapees mail service where this might be a better question to ask;

    We do not have our mail envelopes scanned and get our mail delivered as infrequently as one month. I worry about getting a notice for Jury duty and not having time to respond.  Did you ever have a concern?

    I might call Escapees because this surely has come up before. 

     

    Mark

     

     

  6. We domiciled in Texas in November of 2019. We moved from Missouri. Filed a partial yearly state income tax return in Missouri so they get the idea we moved. Our auto and trailer insurance went down with the move to Livingston Texas from Missouri. Geico rocks! Also considered Progressive and USAA. I've used my auto insurance already and am 110% satisfied with Geico in Texas. We also considered South Dakota but was advised by Kyle of RVer Insurance Exchange to stay clear of South Dakota for our healthcare needs because they lack plans. We had no pre-existing conditions and nine mont
  7. Welcome to the class of 2019 SteveCampsOut!
  8. Sounds like you are setup for longer boondocking stays. That's a plus in that it gives you more choices on where you stay. We are setup, or making adjustments, trying to hit a 2 week goal for electric only hookups. So far we would just have to add about 30 gallons of fresh water as our waste tanks will handle it. We have a 30 amp generator but still try and find at least 30 amp connections in a park. We decided so far not to plan to far out ahead of us, so the ability to take a spot with less services is a plus as the parks we like fill up such as state and corp. of engineers. We don't
  9. Got a new truck and it came with a nearly new Curt Q20 slider fifth wheel hitch. Currently in a Ram truck but I believe you can change out the base to work in other models puck systems. Got to get rid of it asap as we are moving Thursday and I want to but my own hitch in the truck. We are staying at the Escapees park in Livingston TX. Selling it for $500 which is less than half it's value. Posting it here just in case someone is near and can use it. Mark 816-985-9280 - texting or phone call is fine. I'm in a hurry to sell it.
  10. We just completed our 5th month as fulltime. Wife and I also worked through having a cold which in her case even included a call with a doctor through a telemed online service. Had to replace the truck while stopped, fortunately at a decent park. So some big things as well. We definitely like the decision to go full time although there are briefer times when we still stop and wonder if this was the best thing. Life goes on like normal. Sickness and truck issues or whatever. I agree the ability to be flexible and remembering this is not a vacation makes us more full-timers than not.
  11. I take a photo of most numbers I need to remember and just save them on my phone or the cloud. For example our account number, locker number and security code to get into our 10x5 storage unit. I don't miss my sticks and bricks home even in the least. Too excited about seeing what is ahead. Most of the emotional stuff for me is just the rush to get things finished up. We still have our Missouri driver's licenses for a month or so. Feeling rootless is part of the thrill of it all. The guy parked next to us and his wife have been on the road 7 years and hoping for 10 more. He correc
  12. Well I knew there was no state income tax but now I know I don't even have to file a return with them. Bonus!
  13. Thank you Kirk for the continued input into our class of 2019 thread. I just learned something from your post - about it being a good idea to do a partial tax return to your old state. We are arriving in Livingston the first of December to finalize our domicile. I'll make sure to do an 11 month tax return for Missouri from where we are moving. And then a state return for Texas on that last month. Mark
  14. I'll cross mine also. Good luck. That final month or two of getting ready was crazy. We are taking the next couple days to heal!
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