Getting Started

Life is a Journey

By On March 14, 2019

Life is a journey and Nelson and I have been through some transitions on our journey the last eight years. Nelson and I met on the internet in 2011. And when you’ve… Read More

Getting Started

Stationary (for now)

By On January 17, 2019

Well, this is a hard blog to write. Life has thrown us a curve ball and it looks like we will be stationary (for now). Without getting into too much detail, a… Read More

Bryce Canyon NP

Escalante, Utah

By On October 31, 2018

It’s been a hot minute since we’ve shared about our adventures. Between the two week road trip getting out of Alaska, through Canada (stopping for two nights at the incomparable Liard Hot… Read More

campground hosting in Alaska

Campground hosting in Alaska – what we do

By On July 13, 2018

Lots of folks have asked us questions about what we do as campground hosts in Alaska. This blog is our attempt to share most of the details of our daily and weekly… Read More

Trail River Campground Host Site 2018
Getting Started

Campground hosting in Alaska – How we live

By On July 10, 2018

Yukon and I were talking this morning about needing to get water today on our way back in from town. I told him I was going to write about how we live… Read More

wilderness systems and perception

That ONE regret from selling almost everything we own

By On June 20, 2018

If you’ve been following our journey for the past year or two, you know that we’ve spent a lot of time and effort selling almost everything we own and downsizing our life… Read More

harbor in seward, alaska

So you think you want to be a campground host?

By On June 5, 2018

In the world of full-time RVing, there’s this thing called campground hosting. A lot of retired folks do this and we thought here at Yukon and Bean we’d give it a shot… Read More

Kenai Lake Alaska

The long road trip to Alaska

By On May 28, 2018

We made it! All 4,609 miles of the long road trip to Alaska. All 10 tanks of diesel. All the money that diesel cost (ouch). We stayed in rest stops, truck stops,… Read More

copyright 2018 Nelson Stegall Photography Rest Stop for the Night

Driving to Alaska Part 1

By On May 10, 2018

Yesterday we started a 4,000+ mile drive to our campground hosting job in Moose Pass, Alaska. It has (knock on wood) been uneventful so far. Traffic has been heavy through the big… Read More

Denali (c) Perry Blickenstaff

Prepping for Alaska – the 4,500 mile drive

By On April 17, 2018

We leave for Alaska in about three weeks!!! Eeeeeeek!!!! And our To Do list is growing as our time is shrinking. Happily, most of our To Do list is of the “fix… Read More