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Wifi Hell – Who is Throttling My Bandwidth?

It is the 2.4Ghz band which is especially problematic in RV communities.  To cut to it, people often speculate that bandwidth issue are between wifi access point and the internet provider.  “The cable isn’t the problem,” but a clogged 2.4Ghz wifi band is the cause. […]

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Vacation? Can We Actually Vacation?

We went on a 10 day Windstar vacation wondering if we could escaper the surly bonds of the internet and cell phones to emerge with the outline of a new book Really! After 15 years, we finally took a real vacation form people, phones and the internet. …and we actually survived! Read about our exploits. […]

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Summer Clouds And Storms – Chill Travelers

A Chill Travelers presuppositions is to look up and see what you are missing in life. Sometimes when you see something, you have to imagine what it would be like to speed things up or slow them down. Technology lets us do that if you are patient.

Spring warm weather clouds and thunderstorms make for a spectacular show. Even more spectacular when animated at one frame every three seconds. This was shot from our lagoon over a time of one hour. […]

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Sometimes You Have To Make Left Turns To Chill

Making left turns is part of our everyday life. And yes, three lefts make a right and you see a whole lot more. Eyes up and when it is right, everything falls into place. Read about a decision to avoid I-75 and what turned out to be a stellar weekend with new friends added […]

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SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch – January 10, 2015

We are working on some very exciting new developments for Keys at the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral. This morning we had the opportunity to get up close and personal at the SpaceX Falcon 9 launch. At 4:55am, this is the picture I got. […]

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20 Years of Defining Moments

20 Years of Defining Moments: It is coming up on the 20th anniversary of when we met at a team building event near Santa Fe at Larry Wilson’s ranch on the Pecos River. A chance meeting that changed our lives. Read our book, it might just change yours into a hunting expeditions for Defining Moments. […]

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Cooper’s BBQ in Llano Tx. The Best in America!

As we travel around the country visiting our dealers and customers, we happen upon some really fine cooking.  As Paleo types, this usually restricts us to more conventional restaurants.  Sometimes, we will go out of […]

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Chasing 70 and Some Politicians

We are lucky to be able to chase 70 degrees in our adventures.  We have to stop once in a while to change locations for the better good and to take a stand.   We […]

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The Summer Tour Begins

This has been a uniquely demanding and interesting beginning of our annual summer tour.   The business is growing again after a year long battle to regain dealers and end user confidence.  Strange times indeed. […]

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Bob & Wendy’s New Stand-Up Routine!

Our simple rule for the motor coach is that anything that comes on board must be able to do at least two things and hopefully more. A fine chef’s knife wins over a food processor and a roll-around computer cart has to double as a dinner table, snack table or movable outside drink table. It is a good rule even if you do not live in a smaller space. […]

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16 Years Full Of Defining Moments!

Yep, 16 years ago we were standing at sunrise looking out at Wheeler peak in Taos New Mexico. After all these years we can reveal that we were married by Shirley MacLaine in a quiet ceremony with a few friend and the deep sounds of native American flutist Alex Maldonado. […]

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How We Spent Christmas & A Porsche In Our Future?

A great philosopher named Hen3ry (the three is silent) once said that you can tell an imminent purchase by the size of the smile. Well, if Wendy’s smile is an indicator, there is a Porsche racing track car in our near future. […]

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Disney’s Test Track – Opening Day & Ray Kurzweil

This has been an interesting few days with the end of the world coming on the 21st (;-]) and Ray Kurzweil being named Director of Engineering at Google. Since leaving the corporate world more than 15 years ago, I cannot imagine Ray tolerating employism. […]

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Union Pacific 844 – Cheyenne WY

We have been in Cheyenne, Wyoming establishing our new corporate entity here.   While we were visiting our bankers and the economic development people, we heard that the UP steam shop was based here.  A little further investigation and […]

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Applied Alchemy Wandering, Wondering & Happiness

So, it is Christmas day, edging 70 degrees and sunny in California’s Anza Borrego Desert. We are not much for the commercial aspects of the holiday. In fact, we mostly enjoy the peace and quiet that the day brings. There is not much in Borrego Springs to begin with and what normally is open here is not today. […]

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CNN and Terrorists

I have come to believe that CNN is a terrorist conspiracy to depress America and send us into eternal negativity.  Well, maybe FOX News as well.  Okay, NBC, ABC and CBS as well.  Not Dianne […]

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Bliss!

When I was creating the video of Jasper and the Beach Soccer, within the editing process, I noticed some interesting things during the  frame-by-frame transitions.  It is funny and interesting to view a video in […]

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Jasper’s Beach Soccer….Texas Style

Well, ever since the realization that Jasper is a true Texan, we decided to see how this horse chasing head strong critter would deal with the Pacific Ocean.   In true fashion, the score is […]

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California State of Mind

Our accountant Jim reminds us to never never offer any positive comments about California because of the California State of Mind tax rules that make our income taxable if we even infer any kinship to […]

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A Day in the Life of Jasper and Isabel

Our life is certainly eclectic and never boring. When people visit us on the coach, they see a bit of our lifestyle at SeeLevel. Jasper has been a wonderful new addition to our family filling […]

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John Deere!

We travel to the San Francisco Bay Area about two or three times a year for business. Finding a place to park the hulk Grizzly is challenging in this area because there are so many […]

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OZZY and Friends

Being a car guy is somewhat difficult to explain given my treehugger work life. Growing up as a car guy in the 60’s was an extraordinary experience.  My dad and I customized cars, built them, rebuilt them […]

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The Springs at Borrego RV Resort

We travel North America on business 365 days a year.  During parts of the year we like to find a place to rest and work at a little slower pace.  The Springs at Borrego in […]

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Lunar Eclipse – Winter Solstice

Borrego Springs has been full of adventure for us and we plan more excursions into the desert and mountains.  Bob used to off-road race in the are and made the trek over the mountains when […]

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Defining Moments & “Spaces”

If you have been following us, you know that the second half of 2010 has been hectic for us.  So, when Wendy had the idea of spending the holidays and the end of 2010 in […]

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Malibu Jasper

There is no question that our normal is on the move. Jasper is learning to discover, explore and enjoy all the things that we experience. Jasper went from a whirlwind first month traveling over 2000 […]

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Jasper’s First Four Weeks…Chronicles

Jasper’s first four weeks with us was an adventure for even an adventurer. Can you imagine being a young puppy of just 11 weeks and being whisked away from you family, loaded onto an RV […]

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Bichon Bash, California Style

Jasper is now growing like a weed, shedding his baby teeth and starting to discover all that this world has to offer him. We had been in Malibu for a short while and were invited […]

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Foolish Pride…Santa Barbara

We have been in the process of creating a video depicting Jasper’s first month with us. We have planned all along to create a series of videos that capture his life and growth. Camera on […]

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Jasper! Our New Family Member

Introducing Jasper!  Affectionately known as Jasper, Jibby, Buckwheat, Zydeco.  Its a long story! Okay, let’s try and capture this in an understandable way! When we lost Disney, friends in the Bichon community rallied.  Most specifically our friend Myrna.  The […]

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Balloons and Space Ships

October is quickly becoming a month of exploration for us.  Early in each October is the International Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  This was our second year and we park on the balloon fiesta […]

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Traci’s Seattle Fun – Food – Friends

On our trip south from Canada we stopped in Seattle to visit our dear friend Traci.  We arrived on a weekend that was forecast as sunny and warm….we thought Seattle Washington…Sunny and Warm?  It was. […]

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Yellowstone at SeeLevel

Wendy has always wanted to see Yellowstone National Park and I have wanted to go back and spend time just exploring it rather than a quick auto tour. So we made that left turn on […]

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Left Turn – Yellowstone National Park

We left Rapid City with hopes of punching through the rain and the snow with a weather forecast predicting the 70’s in Coeur d’Alene Idaho. A conversation while heading for Billings caused some left turns. […]

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Chasing 70 – Snow May 12 Rapid City SD

Well, it is snowing in Rapid City on May 12, 2010 We are heading to Canada for business.  History and our plans should find 60’s to 70’s.  We left Topeka being chased by Tornado’s and […]

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Official Storm Chasers?

Official Storm Trackers?  Yes! We recently made a quick run back to the factory after visiting our newest sale team member in Texas.  A quick stop in Knoxville to vist old friends and then onto […]

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No Bad Days

  What can you say when you have lost your best friend of 16+ years.  Disney ,our ball of energy Bichon who traveled throughout the country with us, died on Valentine’s Day 2010.  He was […]

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Happy Birthday Ronnie!

Happy 99th Birthday Ronnie! By Bob Root They say you can tell a lot about a person based on their birthday.  Wendy’s mom, the Gypsy, introduced us to a Dutch book titled apply, “The Birthday […]

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Grizzly In Sheepskins!

When we built the Grizzly, we had the option of adding some special RV style driver and passenger seats.  We opted to stay with the standard Freightliner Cascadia seats because, they came with the truck […]

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Up In The Air

Up in the Air…Movie Review For all of our friends that emailed, called and contacted us wondering if the new George Clooney movie “Up in the Air.” was written by or about our lives prior […]

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Chill Travelers at SeeLevel

Chill Traveling is a state of mind, lifestyle and philosophy. SeeLevel is a made up word that describes a chosen mode of transportation. They are mutually exclusive and inclusive. […]

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Black Sky in New Mexico

Bob & Wendy’s Galactic Adventures at Spaceport America Near Las Cruces New Mexico by Bob Root   New Mexico, The Land of Enchantment the license plates and signs say!   As the Christmas Holiday approaches […]

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Big Toys for Beach Boys

By Bob There is nothing ordinary about us.  In fact, we have gotten use to being 180° from ordinary.  We just seem to stumble on things in life.  Situations, things and unusual people are just the norm […]

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