Sunday, August 16, 2009

Retired couple gives up house for life on wheels

You can't hide from a spouse in a camper. Good thing Jim Caverly and wife Jeanne Meyer-Caverly usually get along so well.

The couple, formerly of Stroudsburg, now of Everywhere, U.S.A., live full time in a recreational vehicle.

"Let me give you a tour," Jeanne, 62, chuckled, "Here's the living room, here's the kitchen. That's about it." She had not moved a step.

A walk-through bathroom and bedroom in the back completes 320 square feet of living quarters in the 40-foot Country Coach diesel-pusher. The rig is parked on a farm outside Bangor while they visit family.

They pared down 25 years worth of household accumulations and kept just what would fit in the RV. After two years in the RV, they sometimes compare the differences between stationary and mobile life, but say they have never regretted the decision.

"We knew if we were ever going to do this kind of thing we are going to have to do it now," Jim said.
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