There is a road……

…..and we’re following it.

Best-Selling Author

Gerri Almand

Retired from a 40-year career in social work, Gerri Almand found her voice in humorous travel writing when her husband insisted they buy an RV and travel the country. The Reluctant RV Wife, Home Is Where the RV Is, and Running from Covid in our RV Cocoon chronicle Gerri’s transformation from initial RV reluctance to an ecstatic embrace of full-time nomadism. 

My Books

Running from COVID in Our RV Cocoon

May 2021


Running from Covid in our RV Cocoon is the humorous story of one couple’s paradoxical journey of both losing and finding freedom during the Covid-19 pandemic. Filled with tips on transitioning to full-time RVing, the author is incredulous that it took a pandemic for her to discover such a glorious lifestyle.

Running from Covid is the WINNER of the 2021 New York City Big Book Awards contest in the Travelogue category.

It is also an Award Winning FINALIST in the Travel: Guides & Essays category of the 2021 Best Book Awards sponsored by American Book Fest.

Running from Covid WON the 2021 Sunny Award from Sunbury Press for Most Notable Literary Nonfiction Release.

Home Is Where The RV Is

September 2020


Will two more years of RV travel turn a reluctant RV wife into a minimalistic nomad at last?

The Reluctant RV Wife

August 2019


Follow a reluctant wife and her excited husband through two humorously-conflicted years of RV travel. He wanted to go; she wanted to stay. They both learn, grow, and change as a new level of freedom evolves.

The Reluctant RV Wife was a FINALIST in the 2020 International Book Awards in the Travel category.

The Relunctant RV Wife WON the Sunny Award from Sunbury Press for Most Notable Literary Nonfiction Release.

The Reluctant RV Wife was the FIRST RUNNER-UP in the Royal Palms Literary Awards (RPLA) in 2018.

All three books are published by Brown Posey Press,
the literary fiction and creative nonfiction imprint of Sunbury Press.


Here are some of Gerri’s favorite blog posts from her RV travels.

Our Bat Boondoggle

Our Bat Boondoggle

Our Bat Boondoggle A million-and-a-half bats in a feeding frenzy? I couldn’t pass on the promise of such a sight. Before we arrived in Austin, Texas, I’d read that...

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Reluctant No More

Reluctant No More

RV Reluctance has been my schtick for over five years. So how did it happen that I’m now living full time in a motorhome? Flash back to 2015:  “I think we should...

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Woodstock, At Last

Woodstock, At Last

Missing Woodstock, that quintessential rock festival in the Catskills back in 1969, still leaves a hole in my soul. I should have been there. I’d been a student...

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