After accepting the volunteer position with Imperial National Wildlife Refuge 40 miles north of Yuma, Arizona, for almost five months we would live among five other couples, all strangers to us, all experienced full-time RVers. Never having left home for more than a few weeks at a time, this was our first exposure to life on the road in a neighborhood of full-time RVers.
Living and meshing with others is one aspect of volunteer life on a refuge. The other is work.
As our first season at Imperial National Wildlife Refuge progressed, we discovered more interpretive opportunities. Sue McDonald drove us down Red Cloud Mine Road, past the Painted Desert Trail, to what one volunteer had named “The Bee Wash” after a pocket of bees he’d observed nesting in a crevice of the rock wall.
Many people travel in RVs, and some even live full time in their rigs. When we decided on such a lifestyle in 2005, we determined to maintain a purpose in our lives and travels. Welcome to our blog that follows our challenges and adventures while traveling with our collection of snakes, working and living at …