First Night

Current Temperature: 70° Current location: Manning,SC Walmart Parking Lot Approximately 370 miles from home. We used our Allstays app to find a Walmart that would allow overnight parking and are pleased with the results.   It’s not overly huge, but still ample room for parking.   We are near the garden center, along the side.   There are… Continue reading First Night

Camper do overs

APeek of Before Couch, cushions and valances done in camper. If I were to do it again I would open the couch out to redo it.   Hopefully it will last a couple of years. We need new greenery along the top and I think we will be good to go.

Boondocking Reality #1

One must have water!   Part of boondocking (which is cheaper than upscale campgrounds) is giving up electricity and water.   Fortunately our campsite is near a water faucet. Jim came up with a clever way to funnel the water into the water inlet of the camper.  Jim figures that he carried 108 pounds of water on… Continue reading Boondocking Reality #1

A Boondocking We Will Go

After much preparation we are off to Juniper Springs and Alexander Springs for a much needed spring break. We will be practicing boondocking some more to prep us for the long summer trip.   We created checklist which should hopefully have prevented many forgotten items. Except for the tiny bungee cords to hold together the canoe… Continue reading A Boondocking We Will Go

Northward Bound this Summer

I said we had a plan!  And what an adventurous plan it is.  At this writing our summer will consist of approximately 3500 miles, at least 12 reserved campgrounds, hiking, swimming, canoeing, train riding (and dinner in a train car, if Lesa gets her way) and of course lots of campfires and marshmallows.  I will… Continue reading Northward Bound this Summer