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

Hipcamp Craziness

It saddens me that one of the first post for this summer’s trip is going to be a sad one. But, unfortunately, that is the way it is sometimes with this way of life. Can’t all be sunshine and Kumbayas. We have had many days of point A to point B travel. We’ve stayed at… Continue reading Hipcamp Craziness

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

Time for a Change

Finally figured it out. It was time for a change. I have changed the name of our site domain. Although 2bikes1boat.com served us well for many years, it’s just not as relevant anymore. Yes, we still have 2 bikes, however, we just don’t get to use them as often as we used to. We do… Continue reading Time for a Change

post rock 🎵🎶

No seriously, rock, not Rock! Don’t ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.      Robert Frost One of the coolest aspects of the travel we do is learning. Always learning. And with internet literally being at our fingertips, we learn a lot. Of course, there are also the occasional historical… Continue reading post rock 🎵🎶

How do you know you are in Kansas?

When there is Dust in the Wind! And oh my, Toto, there was a lot of wind this day. But it didn’t stop us from enjoying a few moments of fun in front of the Kansas Originals Market and Gallery. What a neat, unique gift shop. So many cool things to look at inside and… Continue reading How do you know you are in Kansas?

Funky chicken

Well, someone made chicken salad out of chicken poop. I can just imagine all these gears laying around rusting and filling up a scrap yard. And then comes along some Rooster with a creative brain and voila you have a made from scratch yard art!! This was one of the neatest shops we have been… Continue reading Funky chicken

Goodbye yellow brick road

When are you gonna come down?When are you going to land? Elton John Swallows were common sights during our travels, often seen flying over fields, barnyards, and frequently right in front of our truck. According to https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Barn_Swallow/overview “Barn Swallows often cruise low, flying just a few inches above the ground or water. True to their… Continue reading Goodbye yellow brick road

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