On January 15,2003 we passed our 6 month anniversary. We didn't celebrate
or do anything differently but it is important to note that we are still
talking to each other. Some of you might be interested in our expenses
for the period so I have listed listed them.
Campgrounds include our nightly fees which run from
$10 an night at some National Parks to $37.44 at the KOA in Billings, Montana.
- Trailer Maintenance and Repair
- Miscellaneous Expenses
- Truck Service
- Medical (including medicine)
Propane provides heat hot water and runs the electric
Trailer maintenance includes annual maintenance and a
new set of batteries
Truck Service includes manufacturers recommended service
including oil changes as well as painting of the wind deflector and louvered
tailgate. We have driven approximately 15,000 miles.
Dining includes our visits with our kids when we
are not with them we don't eat out often.
Entertainment includes the digital camera I bought magazine
subscriptions, books and attraction admission as well as the National Park
Pass and the Golden Age Passport.
Miscellaneous includes RV Driving School and other
incidentals that don't easily fit into any categories.
Telephone includes out two cell phones and not the phone
Other costs not included because they were paid prior
to our trip include the approximately $80,000 we paid for the truck and
trailer in September 1999 and insurance $356 trailer insurance we paid earlier
in the year as well as $788 for auto insurance and $79 for roadside assistance
also paid earlier in the year.
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