Category: blog info

Fire In The Hole!

June 19, 2017

We’re within days of reaching home so I was waxing philosophic about our year.  Specifically, I’ve been having fun reliving the challenges we’ve had. We had engine trouble (that time when the alternator died and I thought we were going to, too, in Houston), brake trouble (when they caught on fire in Vermont), overheating issues (in…

A Day in Memphis, TN

June 13, 2017

We had less than 48 hours in Memphis, TN.  But we made the most of what we had. First priority:  After a couple of weeks without a real, honest-to-goodness shower we decided it was time.   We busted out the solar shower.  It may not be a full shower in the traditional sense, but when you’re…

The Northern South

June 10, 2017

We pulled up to the city campground office and I got out of the RV to draw in my first breath of fresh Arkansas air.  This is my first visit to this state.  It’s about what I expected – hot and sticky.  There is moss again… we haven’t seen moss since we left the Redwoods….

Monument Valley

May 31, 2017

In order to see Antelope Canyon, I routed us through Denver thinking that surely the weather would be good by mid-May.  As we were heading in that direction, they got 3 feet of snow.  Fluke.  I wasn’t worried. One of the unexpected benefits of this route was a trip through Monument Valley, AZ and/or UT…

Alcatraz and Trolley Rides

April 21, 2017

A lot of folks have told Scott and Mom that they’re good sports about the blog. Anyone with a thin skin might not have an easy time around me. I would like to point out, however, that, more often than not, I’m the butt of my joking.  I would have told this story anyway, but mom…