Saturday, January 31, 2009

Home on the Roam

RV Lifestyle draws enthusiasts for different reasons.
The romance of the open road, footloose and fancy free -- a perfect chance to scratch a serious case of wanderlust.

Or not.

In the case of Lou Stevens and Deborah Hochban, residents of Cle Elum's Whispering Pines RV Park, it was a chance to downsize -- and simplify.

Hochban and Stevens, both 60, are former Auburn High School classmates who fell in love a few years back. He's a former auto body worker. She sewed window coverings and did design work.

Now retired, they sold her home in Auburn last year and moved into a used 32-foot fifth wheel they bought from a friend.

So far, their total miles are those they logged coming from the West Side to the park in Cle Elum.

They traded in the annoyance of traffic congestion and a faster pace of life for a quieter, simpler life in the Upper County.

"It just kind of lightens things up," said Deborah, nestled into an attractive couch in their living area that folds out into a bed.
Full Story...
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