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RiverCat Journal

Join The Ramblin RiverCat as he prepares for The Ultimate Journey! This part of the journal chronicles the “process” leading up to the dream lifestyle — living on the road as a full-time RVer.

RiverCat Journal : Demon Cat With a Credit Card

Current Venue: Spring Branch, TX Campground: Spring Branch RV Park Click Any Photo To Enlarge! ” * ” Denotes A Definition Available on the Common Terms Page I finally shaved my back… Actually, I shaved Jeepers’ back.  He developed a bacterial infection that made my life miserable a couple days ago.  A few months ago … Continue reading »

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RiverCat Journal : Birthday, Winter Storm, and Good News

Current Venue: Coffeyville, KS Campground:   Buckeye Mobile Estates Click Any Photo To Enlarge! ” * ” Denotes A Definition Available on the Common Terms Page My birthday was last Monday.  I typically forget my birthday, and holidays for that matter, except when I have a girlfriend (my girlfriends are acutely aware well in advance).  But … Continue reading »

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RiverCat Journal : The Jewel of Coffeyville

Current Venue: Coffeyville, KS Campground:   Buckeye Mobile Estates Visiting:  Roosevelt Scenic Drive Click Any Photo To Enlarge! ” * ” Denotes A Definition Available on the Common Terms Page I found the jewel of Coffeyville!  Incredibly, less than a mile away I found the trail I’d heard about.  It’s not easy to find, but well … Continue reading »

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The Uphill Battle : Tough Decision, Autumn, Fishing, and Football

Current Venue: Coffeyville, KS Campground:   Buckeye Mobile Estates Click Any Photo To Enlarge! ” * ” Denotes A Definition Available on the Common Terms Page I made a tough decision this weekend.  I informed my December employer that I’d be unable to go to North Carolina to work.  I probably burned a brand new bridge … Continue reading »

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RiverCat Journal : Elmwood Cemetery

Current Venue: Coffeyville, KS Campground:   Buckeye Mobile Estates Visiting: Elmwood Cemetary Click Any Photo To Enlarge! ” * ” Denotes A Definition Available on the Common Terms Page It’s not that there aren’t plenty of things to do in the Coffeyville area on a budget.  It’s just that I’ve been quite content to fish and … Continue reading »

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RiverCat Journal : Graveyard Shift at the Factory — Really?!

Current Venue: Coffeyville, KS Campground:   Buckeye Mobile Estates Click Any Photo To Enlarge! ” * ” Denotes A Definition Available on the Common Terms Page It’s been a challenging week at Amazon.  I’m mostly struggling with the overnight sleep cycle.  I also get an uneasy feeling my particular shift won’t see much overtime until I … Continue reading »

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RiverCat Journal : Third Time’s a Charm

Current Venue: Coffeyville, KS Campground:   Buckeye Mobile Estates Click Any Photo To Enlarge! ” * ” Denotes A Definition Available on the Common Terms Page I tried to embrace the idea that Big Chief is a worker’s campground and “it is what it is.”  But there were a couple things I just couldn’t accept.  First, … Continue reading »

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RiverCat Journal : “Gloomy” Day in Kansas

Current Venue: Liberty, KS Campground:   Big Chief Campground Visiting : Dalton Gang Reenactment Coffeyville KS Click Any Photo To Enlarge! ” * ” Denotes A Definition Available on the Common Terms Page We had a bit of rain and fog this weekend… I LOVE gloomy weather!  I get all full of energy.  And even though … Continue reading »

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RiverCat Journal : Big Red Band-Aid

Current Venue: Liberty, KS Campground:   Big Chief Campground Click Any Photo To Enlarge! ” * ” Denotes A Definition Available on the Common Terms Page “A Traveling Worker’s Home Away From Home.”  That’s the Big Chief Campground slogan.  This is a worker’s campground.  No trees.  No picnic table.  No amenities.  It’s one large field nestled … Continue reading »

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RiverCat Journal : 48 Uglier

Current Venue: Altamont, KS Campground:   Idle Hour Lakes Click Any Photo To Enlarge! ” * ” Denotes A Definition Available on the Common Terms Page I had gone 10 Travel Days Without an Incident.  With wind gusts over 30 miles per hour, I was uneasy about leaving Halstead.  The next day would have much of … Continue reading »

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