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Give the Gift of Green with Renogy’s Best Solar Deals of the Year!

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What are your Green Goals for 2023?  Whether they involve reducing your home energy bills, living lighter on the planet, or finding your off-grid happy place, digging into your solar DIY project this winter is a sure way to brighten your outlook for 2023!   For over a decade, we’ve been living and traveling with solar in our little vintage camper named Hamlet.  We’ve been lucky enough to explore all 50 states, 10 Canadian provinces, and have visited nearly every U.S. national park and more public lands than we can count…all powered  nearly 100% by solar!  We kicked off 2022 with some van camping in Hawaii, spent the summer/early fall in Alaska and northwestern Canada, and are now helping some friends in Oregon build out a new REGO solar powered system on their travel trailer.  Whatever environment brings YOU joy, Renogy solar components will power your way forward!   Have we inspired YOU to get your solar DIY groove on?  Your timing is right!  Prices on some customer favorites will s

October 2022 Canlife Correspondence, Our Almost Monthly Newsletter

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Back in the Lower 48! As we re-entered Washington state just a few days ago, we reflected on all that we'd experienced along the way to and from our 50th state.  It's a humbling and impossible task to try and encompass, in a few words, the enormity of this experience.   We feel so fortunate and grateful to have been able to go and explore it for ourselves.  Gas prices be damned, we aren't going to remember the extra money we spent, but seeing the sun shining on the Matanuska Glacier as we drive into autumn along the Glenn Highway -- that's with us for the rest of our lives.   Many of our worries about traveling along such a long a road,  just the two of us, simply didn't become an issue.  The road surface was rough at times, but nothing close to our imagination when we heard fear whispering in our ears.  The bears were plentiful, but seemed uninterested in our presence.  And Hamlet, our 65 year old trailer, handled everything the road threw at him with the same old

Creating Community on the Road

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A Smile and a Parking Spot We hear a few muffled words emanating from the car behind us, sounding something close to a frustrated,  "You Can't Park There!"  S he's just getting warmed up, and she hasn't even rolled down the window -- this ought to be good.  I prepare for a local tongue lashing involving a lot of "You people!" and something disparaging about respecting private property -- even though we're just trying to get out of her way.   Ginning up a big smile, she confirms our suspicions by repeating herself, only this time much more demurely.  I can see the tired frustration in her eyes, this is not the first, nor the last time, she'd had to do this.  I lean out to where her fluffy Pomeranian practically licks my nose and say, "Hi there!  We're not going to park here, we just need to get turned around and figure out where we can; we just want to go out for a paddle."  Our collective smiles, and eagerness to stay positive steer

September 2022 Canlife Correspondence, Our Almost Monthly Newsletter

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“I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have  ended up where I intended to be.”  ~ Douglas Adams Our 10th Nomadiversary: Celebrating Ten Years on the Road together! Just a month before our launch date in 2012, this quote by James Belasco & Ralph Stayer gave Hutch the nudge he needed to make the final leap of faith into the next chapter of our life; "Change is hard because people overestimate the value of what they have – and underestimate the value of what they may gain by giving that up." Looking back 10 years later, it was a great trade. On September 3rd, while enjoying our time in stunning Seward, Alaska and Kenai Fjords National Park , we officially celebrated our 10th Nomadiversary and 22nd Wedding Anniversary -- on the same day.  It was intentional that we kicked off this solar powered, midlife-venture on the day that we exchanged our vows.  Those days, both 10 and 22 years ago, are still etched into our brains.  Driving away from our home in the