Monthly Archives: September 2013

Week 23: Sep 8 – Sep 14, 2013 Homeless Trio Departs, Cayucos, and New Friends…

In Lompoc, the Homeless Trio departs. Sad. They were a lot of fun, and we became rather good friends while they were here. First time I’ve lived, dined, swapped stories with people who live full time outside. They came to … Continue reading

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Week 22: Sep 1 – Sep 7, 2013 Lompoc, Beaches, Hearst’s Castle, and the Homeless Trio

    Bicycle rides with Sherry are fast! Wow, she really pedals. Bicycle riding nearly every day. It’s nice to be out riding again. Some beautiful countryside. At Lompoc River Park RV campground, the neighbors Tom, Rosie, and Kenny are quite the trio. … Continue reading

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Week 21: Aug 25 – Aug 31, 2013 Lompoc, CA: Murals, Missile Launch, and Secluded Beach…

    Arrive at our next destination: River Park RV in Lompoc, CA. Very nice. Grass areas. Cool weather. Great neighbors Pasco and Barbara. Enjoy margaritas several evenings with them. Our first missile launch! 11:00 am from Vandenberg AFB in Lompoc. … Continue reading

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Week 20: Aug 18 – Aug 24, 2013 Solvang, Rancho Oso, Los Padres National Forest

Departed Soledad Canyon Campground, traveling to Paradise Campground in the Los Padres National Forest. Quickly met by William, camp host. A little too quick. Their management company has their own unpublished rules about payment methods that are not consistent with … Continue reading

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Week 19: Aug 11 – Aug 17, 2013: Soledad Canyon, Swimming, Bicycling, and Pinochle

After ten great days at Frank and Debbie’s, we head toward Acton, stopping briefly at Camping World to have solar panel system installed on trailer. Alas! Power to keep our laptops and cell phones running (and so Bob can see … Continue reading

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Week 18: Aug 4 – Aug 10, 2013 Airshows, Egyptian Hieroglyphics, Guacamole and Margaritas!

Santa Paula airport hosts a “Must See” antique airplane show first Sunday every month. Dale was repeatedly National Aerobatic Champion in the 1960’s, and gave us a personal tour of his excellent collection of antique radios and TV’s. Paul, designer … Continue reading

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Week 17: July 28 – Aug 3, 2013 Other Travelers, Life Stories, Fender Guitar Factory, and New Friends

This week we meet several people who have been on the road, and they shared great stories of places they’ve seen, things they’ve done. We maintain our focus of meeting and getting to know wide variety of people, knowing we … Continue reading

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Week 16: July 21 – 27, 2013 It’s been Fun, but it’s Time to Move on…

  Our weeks at Chuparosa Vineyard provide great memories.  The vineyard prepares to bottle the wine that has been aging in barrels for the last two years. Always plenty to do at The Vineyard. However, it’s time to move north. On … Continue reading

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Week 15: July 14 – 20, 2013 Vineyard Netting Time, Cinnamon Rolls, and Desserts…

This week we continue to enjoy friends and work at Andy and Carolyn’s Chuparosa Vineyard. Tim nicknames me “Shade Maker” because of how much shade I’m making by trimming up the oleander bushes and other trees. This is netting week … Continue reading

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Week 14: July 7 – 13, 2013 Fire in Wine Country! Food and Wine Tasting…

Wrapped up the weekend at Perris Skydiving Center, and return to Andy and Carolyn’s vineyard in Ramona, CA.  Need groceries, so we stop at a grocery store we are not familiar with. As soon as we walked into Vallarta SuperMarket, … Continue reading

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