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Our Summer Vacation 2018…

From Southern California “hippy days”, to lounging in Bev’s backyard hammock… or being “cool” indoors… and taking care of “Lucky” in Arizona… even getting car stuck in sand while driving backroads near Tucson… fun making a totem pole with friends… or going to San … Continue reading

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AZ-CA-NM-AZ-CA-where? (Oct-Dec 2017)

Hectic, Fun, Sad, Hectic, Fun, Hectic, Fun… yep, that sums it up!  FUN! Last blog we were preparing for October wedding in Arizona. Beautiful bride and groom plus a super fun time.   HECTIC – Sherry flew to Colorado to bring her … Continue reading

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On the Road… Again! (Aug-Sep 2017)

It’s great to be On Our Adventure again. After six weeks in Colorado,  we drove briskly using the northern/cooler route to Northern California. US 6 across Nevada is mighty desolate: Barely a car was seen. Nearing Reno, traffic increased and many … Continue reading

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Life On Our Adventure: What’s it like?

Recently a friend emailed to us asking questions like: What has life been like living on the road? Challenges, surprises, inconveniences. By the time I finished typing the reply, I chuckled, realizing it’s an entire blog! I hope it’s not … Continue reading

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Arizona, Colorado, Little Grand Canyon of Texas: April 3-30, 2016

Winter in Tucson was fun and relaxing, then the whirlwind of travel began. Visit with cousins Mike and Belinda a few days. Plan to visit cousins on Peg’s side of the family, but wildfires and a family funeral send us … Continue reading

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Relaxing in Tucson for the Winter: Jan 24-Apr 2, 2016

  You may recall from the last blog, we stayed a couple months in Southern California near the Salton Sea, then traveled to Tucson for the remainder of the winter. “Settled in.” Watched the Super Bowl. Found musicians to jam … Continue reading

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Bashford, Angel Tree, and Horseshoes: Nov 23 – Jan 23, 2016

There’s a quaint RV park called Bashford’s Hot Mineral Spa, located an hour southeast of Palm Springs, near the Salton Sea. The people that gravitate to this out of the way spot are crazy fun. Laughter continually, soaking in the … Continue reading

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Burros Rule! Kitchen Chemistry, Cowboy Church… (Oct 18 – Nov 22, 2015)

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The weather changed dramatically after the warm, sunny days bicycling in Utah. Returning to Moab, we now view lightning storms at night, followed by rain for days. Nevertheless, Arches National Park, rain or shine, is quite the sight to see. … Continue reading

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Friends, Small Towns, and Remodels (Aug 6 – Oct 7, 2015)

After Yosemite, we travel east through Nevada on US Hwy 50, nicknamed “The Loneliest Highway in America”. Arrived in Austin, Nevada, on a Saturday afternoon to the sound of live music in the park. This small town of 300 people … Continue reading

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Weeks 89-93: Florida to Texas (Dec 7, 2014 – Jan 10, 2015)

A ton of fun in Florida playing cards, riding bicycles, swimming, soaking in the hot tub, playing guitar at jam sessions, and meeting new friends.       Beware hiking Florida trails   where the ‘gators and snakes play, at … Continue reading

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Weeks 83-88: New Jersey to Florida (Oct 26 – Dec 6, 2014)

Sherry celebrates her birthday with some of Brenna’s cookies that arrive to the local post office via General Delivery. Yum. Visiting long time friends Virginia and Doug in Virginia was fall weather for sure, including snow. Decide we need to … Continue reading

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Weeks 67-70: From Texas and Oklahoma to Colorado! (July 13-Aug 9, 2014)

Texas is great! Especially playing Texas Hold ’em with friends while in Texas.         We visit Bob’s nephew Michael, Michael’s wife Pam, their children, and Michael’s father Ronny. Great catching up on their lives.     Benbrook … Continue reading

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Weeks 63-66: Texas! (Jun 15 – July 12, 2014)

Food Pantry in Willis, TX, needs help moving canned goods and shelving to prep for painting. We show up Monday morning with gloves in hand. Doesn’t take long with plenty of help. And a lot of fun. Luau time! Night-time … Continue reading

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Weeks 60-62: Project Gutenberg, Blue Bell Ice Cream, and Dog Song (May 25 – Jun 14, 2014)

Books? In a trailer? Who has room? We keep a few around, trading them at lending libraries. Mostly we’ve switched to digital for everything. A lot of the older books are available for free at Project Gutenberg. Here’s a picture … Continue reading

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Week 54: Big Bend National Park, Texas/Mexico Border (Apr 13-19, 2014)

From New Mexico, we travel south thru Texas to camp on the US/Mexico border. Destination: Big Bend National Park, with its 800,000 acres of rugged beauty adjacent to the border of Mexico. Rio Grande River creates a natural border between … Continue reading

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Week 41: Fish Puppies, Clothing Optional, and Chinese Lanterns (Jan 12-18, 2014)

    Sherry and I chuckle at the fish in the pond who are just like puppies, following as we walk around the pond! Walk one way and they swim along right next to us. Turn around and they all … Continue reading

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Week 37: Stump the Avocado Experts, Chumash Cave Paintings, Sherry Faster than a Speeding Radar Gun (Dec 8-21 2013)

As we enter Southern California, we visit friends and relatives one more time before we turn our adventure eastward. But first, Sherry meets one of those “Nice Highway Patrol Officers” when he pulls her over for big-time speeding. She is … Continue reading

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Week 35: Cousin Jennifer, Father Terry, and an Old Fashioned Christmas Parade (Dec 1-7, 2013)

We travel south in California, driving a winding, sometimes single lane road to cousin Jennifer’s home. I’m glad this is the season for good cheer because a long line of traffic follows patiently behind our trailer going up the steep grade! … Continue reading

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Week 33: Our SUV thru a Redwood Tree? 50 Year Memory Solved, Special Birthday Treats (Nov 17-23, 2013)

 Along the Avenue of the Giants, and its beautiful redwood forests, is a redwood tree big enough to drive a car through. The tree was one of the original advertisements to bring tourists into the area in 1926.  Would our modern SUV … Continue reading

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Week 29: Oct 20-26, 2013 Puget Sound, Canadian Friends, and Olympic National Park

 Slept until 10:00. Another foggy Washington morning. Stretched and exercised for 90 minutes. Ahhhh. Feels great! Wonderfully sore muscles.  We are now in upper Washington on Puget Sound. The morning fog here really is quite beautiful, amongst all the trees, birds, … Continue reading

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Week 27: Oct 6 – 12, 2013 Hissing Tire, Alaskan Halibut BBQ, Spruce Goose, Susan and Laela

 Helping people is so much fun! We pull into the Rest Area in Weed, OR. Hear hissing from the trailer next to us. Turns out to be a defective tire for Pat and Teresa. (What a God thing, parking us … Continue reading

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Week 26: Sep 29 – Oct 5, 2013 Tree Shakings, Bethel Church, Sundial Bridge, and Shasta Dam

Just north of Sacramento, we experience our first tree shaker harvesting walnuts. The tractor grabs the trunk of the tree, shakes the daylights out of the tree, and down fall the walnuts to the ground, to be picked up later. … Continue reading

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Week 25: Sep 22 – Sep 28, 2013 Traveling North through Paicines, Hiking the Bat Cave, and Eating Ice Cream

Some days are so windy our trailer shakes rattles and rolls, but Tuesday was calm and sunny so did a 66 mile bicycle ride from Cayucos to Paso Robles thru wine country and great views from inland toward Morro Bay. … Continue reading

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Week 24: Sep 15 – Sep 21, 2013 Helping People, Amazing Coastlines, and the Elephant Seals

As rains and flooding continue to impact our friends in Colorado, we are in sunny Cayucos, a quaint village along the central California coast. The drinking water is safe but nasty on pipes, so we use the 25 cent/gallon water … Continue reading

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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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