Fulltime RV Living . . . The Magic of a Campfire

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http://NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com When I was younger, long before I began living full time in an RV, traveling the open road, camping in nature and building a campfire . . . I dreamed about living in a house with a huge front porch . . . the kind of porch that graced the houses of the early 1900s . . . with porch swings, rocking chairs, and porch rails to sit upon . . . a good book to read in one hand, a glass of lemonade in the other.

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Fulltime RV Living . . . The Magic of a Campfire

  1. 1. Fulltime RV Living . . . The Magic of a CampfireWhen I was younger, long before Ibegan living full time in an RV, traveling Life isthe open road, camping in nature and Toobuilding a campfire . . . I dreamed about Shortliving in a house with a huge front Toporch . . . the kind of porch that graced Waitthe houses of the early 1900s . . . with Forporch swings, rocking chairs, and porch Someday!rails to sit upon . . . a good book to readin one hand, a glass of lemonade in theother. NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com
  2. 2. Fulltime RV Living . . . The Magic of a Campfire Life isThose glorious front porches provided Tooan open invitation to neighbors strolling Shortby on a summer evening, a place to Tovisit with family and friends, a retreat Waitfor relaxing and reading, for sitting and Fordaydreaming, a perfect setting for Someday!intimate conversations and romanticfirst kisses. NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com
  3. 3. Fulltime RV Living . . . The Magic of a CampfireAnd then, the influx of air conditioning Life isclosed all the doors and windows, Tooeveryone was drawn inside to escape Shortthe heat . . . and the design of modern Tohouses eliminated the massive use of Waitthis “unnecessary” space to add a few Formore feet of living space inside . . . and Someday!the era of open and welcomehospitality was over. NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com
  4. 4. Fulltime RV Living . . . The Magic of a Campfire Life isEven the decks that adorn the houses Tootoday, which provide a fantastic space Shortfor grilling and fun, fall short of Toproviding the kind of instant welcome a Waitfront porch had . . . no one just walks to Fora backyard deck unless invited. Someday! NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com
  5. 5. Fulltime RV Living . . . The Magic of a Campfire Life is TooWe have become recluses of sort . . . Shortsheltered inside our houses . . . shut off Tofrom leisurely serendipitous Waitconversations with passerbys . . . Fordisconnected from getting to know our Someday!neighbors. NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com
  6. 6. Fulltime RV Living . . . The Magic of a Campfire Life is TooLuckily, for fulltime Short ToRVers – the campfire Wait Forbecomes their front Someday!porch. NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com
  7. 7. Fulltime RV Living . . . The Magic of a Campfire Life isBuild a campfire and watch the magic Tooof the early 1900s return as people Shortbegin to gather round. It happens Toevery single time . . . the campfire Waitbecomes an invite to pull up a chair, Fortalk for a while and relax . . . just as the Someday!front porch used to do. NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com
  8. 8. Fulltime RV Living . . . The Magic of a Campfire Life is TooThere are no strangers around a Shortcampfire . . . there is just a sense of Towelcome and acceptance for anyone Waitwho cares to join us. For Someday! NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com
  9. 9. Fulltime RV Living . . . The Magic of a Campfire Life isThe sharp crackle of the fire, the Tooinvigorating smell of the wood burning Shortthat permeates your clothes and hair, Tothe serene setting as darkness settles Waitin under the starry sky all make for an Forevening of hearty laughter, intriguing Someday!conversations and memorable storiesfrom new friends and old around ablazing campfire. NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com
  10. 10. Fulltime RV Living . . . The Magic of a Campfire Life isA campfire sets the stage for an even Tooplaying field. The couple living in the Shorthuge Class A motorhome plops down Toamong those camping in tents and Waitpickup campers and popup campers or ForScamps without any regard for status or Someday!boasting. Everyone is equal around thecampfire . . . every story is captivatingand inspiring. NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com
  11. 11. Fulltime RV Living . . . The Magic of a Campfire Life isGather around a campfire and watch Toothe miracle of loaves and fishes appear Shortright before your eyes . . . food to grill Toand share appears out of thin air, Waitbranches are trimmed to hold a hot dog Forover the fire, beer and iced tea are Someday!shared freely, and someone alwaysfinds the fixins for smores. NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com
  12. 12. Fulltime RV Living . . . The Magic of a Campfire Life is TooThis is when I realize my dream for a Shortfront porch has come true . . . not by Todesigning a house to live in for thirty Waityears in the suburbs, but by living Forfulltime in our RV and building a simple Someday!campfire on a cool evening. NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com
  13. 13. Fulltime RV Living . . . The Magic of a Campfire Life is TooSometimes, it’s the simple things that Shorthave the most profound effect on us . . To. a simple campfire draws us to relax . . . Waittake an easy pace instead of the rushed Forfrenzy of day to day living most people Someday!know. NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com
  14. 14. Fulltime RV Living . . . The Magic of a Campfire Life isA simple campfire reconnects us to Toonature . . . the great outdoors, the Shortsunsets, the stars, the sounds of owls Toand coyotes and frogs. WaitA simple campfire opens our hearts and Forminds to listen to our neighbors and Someday!friends and strangers. NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com
  15. 15. Fulltime RV Living . . . The Magic of a Campfire Life is TooWe take our front porch with us Shortwherever we go . . . and the result is Toalways the same . . . if you build it, they Waitwill come! For Someday! NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com
  16. 16. Fulltime RV Living . . . The Magic of a Campfire Life is Too Short Tohttp://NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com Wait For Someday! NakedHippiesRoadTrip.com

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