Hitting the (Air) Brakes?

A form of “enterprise risk management”  – the automotive insurance industry – seems to be exacting a growing toll on the popular and innovative practice of buying an old school bus and turning it into a motor home, or just a home. It is growing more difficult to insure a “skoolie.” Continue reading

Stop for Flashing Lights

IMG_3848When I tell people I want to live in a school bus after I retire, reactions run the gamut. But it’s OK. I’ve already driven a bus – The bus I was riding home from school one Spring day in 1972, in 9th Grade, supervised. Actually, I wasn’t supervised at all, but only watched by the licensed bus driver who gave me her seat so that I could drive my bus down my street. Continue reading