Kerry Giloux’s small house – a converted school bus – is also retired now, thanks to the epidemic. Ms. Gaylocks, 68, had worked for and worked on a hepatitis C training program for primary care doctors in San Francisco, but after retirement she changed the school bus into a mobile home named “school”, so that she Could travel Six months before the epidemic, he hit the road.
“It was supposed to be my home forever,” Ms. Gilloux said. But it was not to be.
She had planned to stay at Mustang Island State Park in Corpus Christi, Texas, until the coronovirus curved, but after her arrival in the morning, a ranger told her that the park was closing. Ms. Giloux needed a park that had a full hookup, as she did not have a portable generator, limited funds and could not find a store selling one for less than $ 1,000.
“I walked into the bay with my dog, stood in the water and cried,” Ms Gilloux said. “It was actually one of my lowest moments.”
He convinced Ranger to let him stay for a few more days, but shortly after, the Texas government. Greg Abbott closed all campgrounds and public lands in Texas. Subsequently, Ms. Giloux’s small house was torn down and had to be towed.
today? Her beloved bus is in storage, all personal belongings have been emptied and is for sale. Once he is sold, Ms. Galoux plans to pay off the debts she has accumulated while on the road. She is currently living in Long Beach, California with a friend’s mother.
“I hope to get back on the road in some other form in the future, but for now, it’s a good place to be,” Ms Gilloux said.