Episode 71: Her Own Commander

Featuring Jessy Muller

It won’t take long for you to realize that Jessy Muller likes to do things on her own terms. That’s why, when she was ready to adopt a more mobile lifestyle in October of 2017, she found a vintage 1978 Commander motorhome and moved her and her two cats right in, which kicked off not only an adventure on the road, but also an adventure in learning how to work on the 24-foot-long camper she just purchased.

Since moving into her RV, Jessy has been a growing voice for taking charge of your own direction, especially when having an older vehicle means that sometimes things break down and in order to get yourself back out there, you have to learn to do things yourself.

Find the episode below, on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, GooglePlay, or wherever you stream podcasts.

In this episode, you'll hear:

  • Why Jessy chose the Commander over any other camper

  • What it took for her to learn skills and confidence in mechanics

  • When Jessy has seen sexism emerge on the road, and when she’s received some of the kindest help

  • What it’s like to drive a 24-foot-long RV

  • What Jessy has learned about herself from learning to work on her vehicle

  • The reason behind her creating a guide for beginner road travelers

Other resources mentioned in this episode:

Some starter resources on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in road travel:

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Music is by Josh Woodward.
WOTR is hosted and produced by Laura Hughes.
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