Update time

I want to start out with an apology for not posting in a while. but I’m back. So big things happening in ThePrudentTraveler’s world. Videos will be rolling out on Tuesdays every week and you can find new Instagram posts on Sunday night and Thursday morning. I think Wednesday will be blog post day. I still have to figure out my twitter posts, I have really neglected it. This last weekend we went to the Ray Bradbury Art and Music festival, you can find that in the next YouTube video along with a couple big announcements. Take care and talk to you next week. Remember, travel, explore and live life to it’s fullest.

Quick Update

I just wanted to give everyone an update on the channel. I spent the winter researching buses and diesel engines. Oh, so much to learn. We went a looked at a couple buses a few weeks ago but no luck. We are still searching and hope to be building soon.

Botanica Garden Of Wichita and Sedgwick County Zoo

This is video 2 of 3 from my trip to Witchita to see family. We spend sometime at the Botanica Garden in Witchita, they had a really cool butterfly exhibit and then we went to the Sedgwick zoo. We had a lot of fun and I want to thank my cameraman assistant Bently. He did a really good job. You can check out the video here: https://youtu.be/Pe5fM5k_sZE

Fall Colors in Door County

Hey everyone, I’m Russ and I love to travel and explore this great country. I currently, work a full time job in higher education so most of my traveling is between terms, long weekends and semester breaks. Working on going from part time travel to full time. This weekend Paula and I took a day trip north to Door County to look at the fall colors. We had great weather and we saw so much beauty. Of course we took back roads all the way. Along the way we stopped at the Wind Point light house and in little pub in Kewaunee, WI. When in Kewaunee check out Rick and Sally’s Bucket House. I had the Bucket burger, it was awesome. I hope you enjoy it. As always you can find the video on my YouTube channel. Here is the direct link to the video: https://youtu.be/VZDTDAnqw2o

Crazy week

This week has been crazy for me. Since deciding I had to let the campervan go I needed to find a new daily driver for work. Although I found one pretty quickly, I needed a bit of work and had some puzzling symptoms. Well after a lot of trouble shooting it is finally good to go and I can reliable get back and forth to work. Now I can start to think about my next camper project.

In this weeks video I want to share a bit of the weekend I had with my daughter a Universal Studios Orlando. We both had a great time. I hope you enjoy the video, you can find it here: https://youtu.be/pNqO7NF84FYp

Really Cool Idea

Last night Paula and I went down to the lake to enjoy the lakefront and have a picnic. BTW, awesome food sweetie. So we were walking around afterwards and taking a few pictures of the Kenosha skyline at sunset, when I noticed something strange next to a vase. Paula picked it up and it was a painted rock. So apparently, this is a thing. PeoplePaint rocks and hide them. When you find it you post a picture and then re hide it, a very cool idea. So here is the one we found.


I really liked this idea, I may even paint a rock myself. Paula’s daughter will re hide the rock today. If you are interested in more information I will like to the facebook group Kenosha Rocks.

The lift Project

I had this great idea to build a box to place on top of the van to carry all my camping gear. I could then just pull the box down when I’m not on the road and all my gear could easily be stored in one place. I ran into an issue with raising and lowering the box, it was heavier than I expected it would be. So I decided to build a lift for that purpose. Here is the video for that project.