Would You Live In A Boot? ~ Sad Train Cat
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Would You Live In A Boot? ~ Sad Train Cat

November 4, 2019

good morning everybody it’s a good
feeling heading north again it’s been a while it’s been a nice
little break I am filming on my Canon and 50 again because I do believe by the
end of the day I’m gonna have some new equipment in my hand to be able to edit
video so today’s gonna be a good day no matter where we had I’m currently on a
dirt road here you guys actually remember back in the
day railroad tracks is where they they put everything next to because the
railroads is what brought everything in and just outside of Livingston Texas
Here I am at a little meet little historical stop here that is still
standing so what we got right here is Thomas mercantile a very very small town
grocery store it does look like they are closed I don’t know what their hours are
or if they open any more but it is just a little country store the locals would
come in but be cool and interesting part of this is is any time customers were in
the store in past years if you heard the rumbling from the railroad tracks over
here customers shoppers would dash outside and they would run out here to
the tracks and they would try to get the engineer to toot his conductor horn
twice if he does if you get twice every customer in the store at that time gets
20% off their purchase here at the mercantile I know about you but that’s
pretty quirky but like I said it doesn’t like this country stores been open for a
while trains don’t really bother me they never have trucks idling and and air
brakes readjusting and stuff like that that bothers me but but trains now I
like trains I grew up around trains who you mowing at are you are you the
country store cat yeah are you friendly you look very
fluffy Tim’s a good boy it was a good boy a country store kitty
yeah buddy no you can’t come with I already talked to Jax he doesn’t like
cats I know I’m sorry if you were a dog he might go for it but no he’s he’s not
a cat person I am no there’s there’s no room
you can’t stow away dude no we’re not doing all those crazy things you’d be
good it was one cat that I paid Jax just one cat I didn’t even bring him with me
cuz my hands smell funny here we go guys we’re back on the road we’re heading
north towards Dallas but don’t worry I got lots of stops to make what are you
doing on the dash still I’ve never seen him ride up here on the dash at freeway
speeds okay that’s cool he’s not in my way he’s lower than the steering wheel
and the dash and everything but I can still see him down there with his butt
up against the windshield you’re a putz you’re a putz with a bus and now you’re
done okay so we’re heading to Dallas come along with me guys we’re gonna have
a fun day today I’m in Huntsville Texas is quirky and full of larger-than-life
stuff now and you’re gonna live in a house do I live in a normal house if you
don’t have to you guys see this because wouldn’t you rather live in a boot
it’s an actual house y’all somebody lives in there in that window and next
door their garage is a cowboy hat oh my gosh yeah this homeowner is doing it
right I love it I’d love to see the inside of that boot house darn it is a
private residence though man Texas is quirky holy cow it is windy out
here you know change of plans it’s 2:15 and I still haven’t gotten
confirmation than my MacBooks ready to pick up at the Apple store in Dallas so
I’m in no rush to head up there because there’s nowhere to park up there it
looks like I’m gonna be stalled an extra day so I’m still gonna shoot this video
out to you when I get the MacBook and edit it and pop it out I’m just gonna
split it up into two videos but I’m gonna overnight park here at the Walmart
of Huntsville Texas that’s the plan and we’re gonna freeze tonight 31 degrees is
the low tonight and up north in Dallas Fort Worth they broke a record yesterday
the how do you put it 44 degrees was the high in the daytime and that was the
lowest high temperature in 33 years so it’s cold in Texas it’s supposed to be
like 74 degrees and instead 40s needless to say we’ll be will be turning on that
heater today yeah man Jax we’re gonna park here stay here for the night kay
and get that heater going and keep mr. kitty kitty warm you still mad at me I
didn’t take that other kitty I wouldn’t get him do that to you let’s see what we
got we got apples and Bud Light put it in my murse yeah I just closed the
curtains up there and who knew were at Walmart
it could be in a beautiful gorgeous campground with a view too bad about the
Astros though they’ve what a terrible game 7 for
Houston that was embarrassing man huh oh I got a few new candles I don’t know why
I just really love bath and bodywork candles they’re the best ones but Paris
cafe was a good one this one is like you walk into a coffee shop and there’s a
leak of stairs in the Chocolate Factory leaking down into the coffee shop that’s
what this smells like yeah and some friends of mine from Lola
Palooza the Nortons and I get that right guys they they left me something outside
my door some Shiner Bock from Texas beer and blueberry maple pancake candle and
this is actually my all-time new favorite even better than campfire
doughnut when this burns inside the RV ermahgerd haven’t decided if I’m going
to do custom plates on the RV and and the motorcycle yet but some have asked
me what I’d done with some of my older plates they’re right here so when I
enter the RV I just screwed them right into this little dresser cabinet that I
have my youtube from South Dakota and my original nomadic from Washington State
neither of these are available with personalized plates in Texas but there
are some other ones available the problem is that if you order them
through Texas it’s a little different they don’t mail them to you they mail
them to the tax office in four weeks not your address so you physically have to
be there in Polk County when you get the email to pick them up in person at the
office and then they transfer them over you have to you have to give them your
other Texas plates to get the custom ones so it’s no secret that I’ll be
coming back down to Texas the very beginning of the next year after
Christmas so maybe I’ll come up with something then we’ll get that figured
out for 2020 yeah all right getting ready for dinner here checks is such a
clown though this is really usually my seat my preferred side but when I get up
to go to the bathroom or get a drink or work on something he moves to the warmer
seat where my butt was just at so I said here half-hour later I get up
from this chair he moves over to the hurt seat we play musical chairs all
night he’s such a GU you goof man he’s like man I’m the kitty cat and you
wouldn’t want me and came in and I’ve been slaving away at dinner for the last
few hours minutes okay actually it’s one of those cafes steamers I really like
these things they’re easy in the microwave they do take up a lot of space
in the in the freezer but I just get a couple of them what’s that green stuff
it’s a green stuff that’s not like me I’ll just work around it
the first time for everything I’m gonna eat a green on camera y’all ready for
this now you know it’s possible no you
wouldn’t like it Jax and Jackson are gonna watch some Longmire here we’re
just starting season 3 oh yeah oh yeah man you got the itchy twitches
okay don’t even look over here you wouldn’t like it I really love traveling
I love seeing new spots boondocking and yes you can see I’m okay with parking
lot boondocking it doesn’t affect me at all
it really doesn’t because I could be anywhere else and I’ve got this place so
comfortable here tomaters ready for Christmas season and sorcerer Mickey
Mouse and and Merlin over there and on the big 55 inch TV yeah I got fireplace
going this is a free app on the lg tv just have a fireplace going in here
non-stop that’s awesome with the sound to working with my blueberry maple
pancake candle here and the the heater is on although there’s not much evidence
you can see a little bit of red down here oh yeah puts off a lot of heat so
it’s pretty comfortable then Jack’s you need a blanket no it’s warm enough all
right buddy y’all take care Jack’s and I will see
you in a couple days I guess


  • Reply BajaGirl302 November 2, 2019 at 8:24 pm

    You both are cracking me up. Jax is one character. Love you both. Thank You for sharing

  • Reply RV Ashs in April November 2, 2019 at 8:28 pm

    Very cool Boot House!

  • Reply Living The GoodLife Rving November 2, 2019 at 8:40 pm

    The boot and cowboy hat house that is pretty cool what city is that in ?

  • Reply R Williams November 2, 2019 at 8:55 pm

    Calico cats are always females! ☺️

  • Reply Earth November 2, 2019 at 9:07 pm

    2:06 shes a girl. Calicos are female.

  • Reply Deborah Kuehling November 2, 2019 at 9:12 pm

    Love your fireplace, Eric!

  • Reply Greg Cram November 2, 2019 at 9:19 pm


  • Reply Greg Cram November 2, 2019 at 9:24 pm


  • Reply Traveling Mo November 2, 2019 at 9:31 pm

    While you are wandering around Texas, you should go to Waxahachie and see the replica of the Munster Mansion since you like quirky things!

  • Reply Joann Harden November 2, 2019 at 9:44 pm

    That grocery store kitty was so adoraboo!❤️

  • Reply JuliaB1955 November 2, 2019 at 9:53 pm

    That was fabulous, especially the tree and the TV Yule log. On the 55" screen, I bet that fire'd make you fee warm if you stared at it long enough. (Maybe not . . . but it does look convincing!)

  • Reply Peewee November 2, 2019 at 10:09 pm

    What?? No veggies in that frige???

  • Reply Carol Thiele November 2, 2019 at 10:16 pm

    What, no Blue Bell Ice Cream in the freezer! Jax is so cute.

  • Reply ronpeted November 2, 2019 at 10:26 pm

    Livin' the dream brother .

  • Reply donnalyn pompper November 2, 2019 at 10:34 pm

    Great way to ride out your tech woes. Fun stops. What kinda cat man are you, Eric:? That was a GIRL cat (all calicos are female). To boot, she looked majorly preggers! Great Jax footage. Warms my heart to see apples in your fridge and you actually eating something green. Good work!

  • Reply larryz24 November 2, 2019 at 10:46 pm

    LOVED Longmire, and remember, "Hector Lives".

  • Reply Monya Wynne November 2, 2019 at 10:55 pm

    Man your home look so nice and cozy love your no mantaince fireplace way to go I agree close the curtains and enjoy kiss jaz???

  • Reply Monya Wynne November 2, 2019 at 10:56 pm

    Love you guys

  • Reply Alfred Mandujano November 2, 2019 at 11:13 pm


  • Reply Donald Pratt November 2, 2019 at 11:27 pm

    I like it when you film inside your home. It's so cozy.

  • Reply Penny Lee November 2, 2019 at 11:27 pm

    U have fix ur RV up so cute love it see yah Eric an Jax hugs always

  • Reply Janice Crockett November 2, 2019 at 11:41 pm

    I love how homey things are, and the fireplace app is the icing on the cake

  • Reply Asphalt Adventurer November 2, 2019 at 11:46 pm

    Huntsville has a really nice campground. Thats my default go to place not far from home.

  • Reply Kim Archambault November 2, 2019 at 11:54 pm

    Love the video and quirky boot and hat house. Jax was so cute riding on the dash???

  • Reply Sidney Boudro November 2, 2019 at 11:54 pm

    The cat was a she. Only female cats are tri color.

  • Reply Wattsa Donnasaurs November 3, 2019 at 12:06 am

    LOVE the country, reminds me of one close to my Grand parents house !!! Jax need a pet heating pad and you will get your seat back, warm the cat not the house LOL

  • Reply Doug Washington bound November 3, 2019 at 12:14 am

    Eric…come to grapevine tx…we are close to the airport..mall is right across the street..lots off parking..Id love to buy you lunch

  • Reply Sophia Anatolios November 3, 2019 at 12:16 am

    Don't be a wuss I'm in the north ?

  • Reply se zaback November 3, 2019 at 12:17 am

    where is hank hill and boby

  • Reply reno flames November 3, 2019 at 12:36 am


  • Reply Enjoying Retirement November 3, 2019 at 12:41 am

    So cozy with the App. Fireplace. So Millennial.

  • Reply Valerie from Oregon November 3, 2019 at 12:50 am

    Did you get my email ?

  • Reply lesley r November 3, 2019 at 1:00 am

    man your RV is so freaking awesome can you do a new tour video in the future 🙂

  • Reply Lurker1979 November 3, 2019 at 1:01 am

    Eric, do you remember the Boot and Cowboy hat gas station outside of Seattle? That is what that house reminds me of.

  • Reply Hunter November 3, 2019 at 1:04 am

    Longmire is such a great show! Hope your doing well Eric!

  • Reply Mad Max November 3, 2019 at 1:14 am

    Cool setup.

  • Reply Olie, Lena and the RV November 3, 2019 at 1:17 am

    I think we might be passing on the highway. I left the Huntsville area almost 2 weeks ago going to Hot Springs. Now I’m headed back that way in my way to MX for the last portion of my dental work. THEN…off to FLORIDA ?
    No Arizona this year. This will be the 3rd year I have missed it!
    Hope you enjoyed the cold snap..that was WINTER ?

  • Reply Greg Cram November 3, 2019 at 1:25 am


  • Reply Harold November 3, 2019 at 1:27 am

    You are the best

  • Reply satinlace12003 November 3, 2019 at 1:35 am

    I guess you forgot "Thanksgiving" comes before Christmas

  • Reply Taz Mod November 3, 2019 at 1:46 am

    Howdy. That store reminded me of the one in the movie “Fried Green Tomatoes “. All it needed is a BBQ out back. Pretty friendly kitty. Where I live in Oregon it has been in the low 30’sF in the morning.

  • Reply markperroni69 November 3, 2019 at 2:08 am

    Google Earth found the Boot House for me, and it says it's a shoe store…….

  • Reply Margie Emack November 3, 2019 at 2:10 am

    Put a heating pad in Jax's seat!
    , he won't move then !

  • Reply John Coumbs November 3, 2019 at 2:12 am

    Have you ever gone down to the Rio Grande Valley in McAllen or Brownsville area? It's nice down there and over on South Padre Island also, Take Care from John & Argie

  • Reply RV Mush November 3, 2019 at 2:18 am

    FYI calicos are female ?

  • Reply Lena B November 3, 2019 at 2:25 am

    Thomas Mer… looks more like someones home now lol

  • Reply Lena B November 3, 2019 at 2:29 am

    Blue berry maple pancake mmmmmmmmm.

  • Reply Layton Haese November 3, 2019 at 2:29 am

    someone there lives in a boot, My wife boots me where I live… go figure!

  • Reply Charlene McDaniel November 3, 2019 at 2:46 am

    Hey Eric, ? the video. Thank you!! I have an idea for your personalized tag. JAX'S DAD.?

  • Reply Classics Customs and Hot Rods of Perth November 3, 2019 at 2:59 am

    I thought the youtube plate would be the prized possession. Wouldn’t you put it back on once you get into the state again?

  • Reply Todd Ramsay November 3, 2019 at 3:02 am

    He's riding on the dash, cuz you cheated on him. He's keeping an eye on you now mister!

  • Reply CitizenX November 3, 2019 at 3:10 am

    That sounds dumb giving them 20% off that's why they're not in business anymore.

  • Reply Michelle Castaneda November 3, 2019 at 3:12 am

    That’s funny, my dad was truck driver and my grandfather a engineer on the Erie railroad. I love the sound of both, Airbrakes trains. But I love more being away from it all!

  • Reply Paula Bradley November 3, 2019 at 3:35 am

    31º here in Arkansas tonight too!

  • Reply Mary Olson November 3, 2019 at 3:42 am

    What is the name of the harness Jax uses?

  • Reply George Douglass November 3, 2019 at 4:13 am

    Like seeing you HAPPY again lately!

  • Reply Matthew Bistram November 3, 2019 at 5:05 am

    You don't own Jax He owns You. At least that's what My Cat's have always told Me. Anyway in Seattle there's a Hat and Boots in Georgetown they've been Moved just a few Blocks away the Hat was a little old Gas Station and the Boots were. Restrooms.

  • Reply Wes Krakowski November 3, 2019 at 5:08 am


    Christmas? Eric! It was just Hallowen! Next is Thanksgiving and later is Christmas! Christmas! It is about Jesus Christ! Not about your YouTube channel. Are you getting crazy on the road? Lonely? Sometimes I think that you got a problem young man.

  • Reply Lisa Wenzel November 3, 2019 at 5:10 am


  • Reply RVrebel Girl November 3, 2019 at 5:43 am

    Nice, cool story about the country store! Safe Travels Eric!

  • Reply Cindy Schroyer November 3, 2019 at 6:08 am

    word of the day: quirky

  • Reply kcblues2 sherwood November 3, 2019 at 6:13 am

    I love your channel!! It is so happy all the time, it's a great way to end my day! So many other travel channels are just always griping and saying how it's not as good as it used to be out here and people aren't as friendly, and different type of travelers now ect, so after several viewing times I just cancel them. I think aren't U guys traveling the same USA? How can some be so negative and IF U feel that way why would U keep doing it?! So just a big thank you to Jax and you for such a pleasant viewing trip!

  • Reply Laissez Faire November 3, 2019 at 6:48 am

    I'll bet you anything the cat at the country store is female. It is almost unheard of for a calico to be male.

  • Reply Mark Mere November 3, 2019 at 7:10 am

    Looking good and comfortable ?

  • Reply Matt M November 3, 2019 at 7:20 am

    You should get him a heated blanket.

  • Reply paul shea November 3, 2019 at 7:27 am

    How about them Nationals waving from southern maryland

  • Reply ThoseBackPages November 3, 2019 at 7:30 am

    Yankee Candle is the BEST!
    JAX FTMFW!!!

  • Reply Mike Sandberg November 3, 2019 at 7:41 am

    Excellent video!

  • Reply Debbie Povlock November 3, 2019 at 7:47 am

    A boot! Wow! What an imagination. And then a hat. I also like the country store.

  • Reply jennifer sentin November 3, 2019 at 10:37 am

    Watching from riyadh ksa?love jax the healthy cat lol

  • Reply Laughter On Water November 3, 2019 at 11:54 am

    Eric gets 5000 candles from YouTube followers for Christmas because of this video. Has to open storage facility contract. Ha ha! Safe travels, Eric!

  • Reply Dan Sonne Hansen November 3, 2019 at 1:19 pm

    It´s nice to follow you. Hope you have a great journey with your new Mac 🙂
    Sincerly Dan from DK

  • Reply Pebblemoon crafts November 3, 2019 at 1:27 pm

    ahh that poor cat (female, very very rarely do you get tri coloured males) it looked so emaciated and hungry, it looked thin i would have fed it, I couldn't have left it until i knew it had a full tummy. ???

  • Reply Earl Cornett November 3, 2019 at 2:36 pm

    I think cat is female, it looked like a calico. Not good boy like Jax

  • Reply Janes Dough November 3, 2019 at 2:48 pm

    That hat and boot are so cool. Quirky, Oh yea! Your RV looks so homey and comfy. Yes, cats do get jealous. If I am away for a day, my cat gets mad at me. 🙁

  • Reply Tara Renee November 3, 2019 at 3:01 pm

    Your new tag would be JaxxMan ?❤️

  • Reply Steve Davis November 3, 2019 at 3:06 pm

    Welcome Home!! [teXas that is] Word is we might be in for a tough winter. Been very mild last 5 years or so………

  • Reply Rollin' Rocks November 3, 2019 at 3:06 pm

    TATER FAN for the plate. Good vids on this trip!

  • Reply L Graves November 3, 2019 at 3:32 pm

    Suggestions for a future visit Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum & Park in Alabama. World largest collection of motorcycles.

  • Reply Adventures with Gnomie November 3, 2019 at 3:32 pm

    We have snow in Cleveland Ohio and love the boot house.

  • Reply Dean Warnock November 3, 2019 at 5:38 pm

    Eric, you are a nut. Anyway, welcome to Texas residency, took you long enough.

    I'm going to have to make a trip down to Huntsville to check out the Cowboy Hat Garage and Western Boot house.

    Wish I would have known you were heading our way to Dallas to get your Macbook. Too late now, we could have gone to Keller's or Snuffer's to have an burger and fries.

  • Reply Gold Country Cowgirl November 3, 2019 at 6:19 pm

    I see several people mentioned getting Jax a heated bed. I have five in my trailer for my three cats!

  • Reply The Good Journey November 3, 2019 at 6:35 pm

    ERKNJAX for your license plate! K instead of C for the hard sound.

  • Reply Mary Olson November 3, 2019 at 7:23 pm

    Love that boot house!

  • Reply MindiZasmr November 3, 2019 at 8:41 pm

    There's videos on here about that boot house you should check them out. That guy was pretty creative with different materials.

  • Reply lonestarrider November 3, 2019 at 8:41 pm

    Never knew the boot house was there!

  • Reply rolloverriderpgr November 3, 2019 at 8:59 pm

    The Camco heater the end?? Is it better than a Mr Buddy? Is it as or more efficient as Mr Buddy? Mr Buddy can drink the gas fast in 6 hours!

  • Reply All-your-heart November 3, 2019 at 10:08 pm

    can't believe why you didn't understand why Jax parked on the dash right in front of you! – of course he 'smelled the store/train-cat' and was jealous, you doofer, of course you didn't wash your hands after petting' – he knows that that cat was telling you that he wanted to live with you, what cat wouldn't???
    give Jax some credit, ain't no cat coming between him and his main-man CAT, for now anyway, and if such a thing should happen, it won't be a CAT that he will have to share you with!!!:) take care and be safe always, and please, for Jax's sake,
    watch who you pet with…

  • Reply Rick LaLande November 3, 2019 at 10:44 pm

    Wonderful boot ?

  • Reply Lenny Urbinek November 4, 2019 at 12:07 am

    shiner bock is the sh*t

  • Reply Etir 125 November 4, 2019 at 1:06 am

    Do ever get lonely spending your time on the road with just Jax ? Do you visit family and friends regularly? Just curious, I like spending time alone but on the road without seeing family and friends I might go a little bonkers .lol

  • Reply William Halliburton November 4, 2019 at 1:14 am

    What about thos seahawk

  • Reply Deborah Beynon November 4, 2019 at 1:23 am

    Great video. Poor Jax. He does have a tough life. Hahaha. He is such a ham. Love the Boot House.

  • Reply Robert Hudlow November 4, 2019 at 1:41 am

    GOD bless Texas! It always comes through. And God Bless Texas is a song!

  • Reply Amy Henderson November 4, 2019 at 1:51 am


  • Reply Bad-Vertisements November 4, 2019 at 2:05 am

    I eat those same chimi changas, I recognize the bag. You should try the orange and green bag ones if you haven't. They're also pretty good.

  • Reply Karen English November 4, 2019 at 2:14 am

    Man, we just missed you!! We were in Huntsville and Livingston, TX today!! Found the best place to eat if you get back in that area. Hwy 190 in Onalaska, Jerry's Restaurant. Home cooking at it's finest, TX style and pie! Will be back for hand cut steak! I've had my eye out looking for you and Jax. Staying at Lake Conroe through Fri. Have safe travels, always!

  • Reply twin sparrow November 4, 2019 at 3:39 am

    Fake fireplace app on the tv screen doesn’t do it for me, sorry, I don’t get it…no warmth. My electric throw gives more warmth than that.

  • Reply Greg V November 4, 2019 at 4:08 am

    When it gets too cold for you come to Dauphin Island Alabama I think you will not be disappointed

  • Reply srameypr November 4, 2019 at 4:21 am

    Eric, calicos are all girls. It is a deadly gene in boys and they are born dead. Just so you know.

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