Grousing about Grouse Mountain

nounnoun: grouse; plural noun: grouse a medium to large game bird with a plump body and feathered legs, the male being larger and more conspicuously colored than the female. verbverb: grouse; 3rd person present: grouses; past tense: groused; past participle: groused; gerund or present participle: grousing complain pettily; grumble.”she heard him grousing about his assistant” Grouse Mountain Dispersed camping is part of the Wyoming Forest Service land.… Continue reading Grousing about Grouse Mountain

Our Cup of Tea

Say the words “Let’s go camping,” and each person will conjure up a different scene in their head. When I was younger with small children, camping meant pulling out the tent, sleeping bags, coolers full of ice and goodies and of course, lots of bug spray. Not any more. I’m too old for sleeping on… Continue reading Our Cup of Tea

Chennault Aviation and Military Museum

Stayed overnight at a really cool Harvest Host. Chennault Aviation and Military Museum. Took tour this morning. The docents were amazing and so passionate. Kaye and Roy were so kind and really knew their subjects. And, yes, Kaye you made me tear up a little. You watch a short video that makes you understand what… Continue reading Chennault Aviation and Military Museum

Rainy Day blues

Jim looking out of the back window of Betty Deux at Limon, Colorado KOA.

I have decided to change my format of my blogs. Keeping it simple. One photo, a tid-bit of information and a personal connection. Nothing more, nothing less. Willie Nelson sings that “If you don’t like this rainy weather you better pack your bags and move.” The wind howls and screams past our little home, rocking… Continue reading Rainy Day blues

(Plan) Prep Pray

Planning for a normal camping trip can be daunting. Planning for a two month adventure is beyond intimidating. So many things to do. Months before a trip, Capt’n Jim will haul out the navigational charts (Google Earth and Allstays) and plan our destination. This takes hours and days, months even, of careful contemplation. Virtual field… Continue reading (Plan) Prep Pray

Singing Hills Campground Cave City 6-17-18

We used Passport America to find a campground near Mammoth Caves in Cave City, Ky.  Singing Hills Campground http://www.singinghillsrvpark.com/  was fairly nice campground very near the many touristy attractions in the area.  We were surprised at how many there were.  However, we were there for the caves! Singing Hills is run by a very nice couple. … Continue reading Singing Hills Campground Cave City 6-17-18

Lake Pines R.V. And campground

June 7, 2018 Our stop in Midland, Georgia was precipitated by the use of Passport America. We had a mostly pleasant drive (except Columbus) through quiet State highways. We decided to stop at Lake Pines RV and Campground for some much-needed rest. The campground overall is very pleasant. It is fairly clean, however the sites… Continue reading Lake Pines R.V. And campground

Campground Nowhere

Last night we stopped at a county park campground in Bastom, Alabama, called Neal’s Landing. This campground was an unmarked almost free campground. We found it on the site https://freecampsites.net/. We had to use their directions because Google tried to take us somewhere else. That somewhere was an exercise in determination and patience for Capt.… Continue reading Campground Nowhere

Chief Ladiga and Burning Bridges

Oh My!  What do I say about this trip?  Wow! As I stated before we are “winging it” this summer.  No reservations, just the general direction of North or Northwest as our heading and using camping apps as our guide. “Chief Ladiga!” I exclaimed while viewing Allstays.  https://www.chiefladigatrailcampground.com/ https://www.allstays.com/ “I remember seeing information about this… Continue reading Chief Ladiga and Burning Bridges

Gordonia State Park, Georgia

Gordonia State Park was hard to find due to poor signage.  We almost missed it.  There was a separate entrance that we happened on while heading to Walmart.  We followed the GPS even though the sign on the road said “Dead End.”  It wasn’t a Dead End.  Go figure. It has a lot to offer;… Continue reading Gordonia State Park, Georgia