Scenes from Rend Lake

We are currently back at Rend Lake, more specifically Wayne Fitzgerald State Park. We have come here for the past several years at the end of our trips and have always enjoyed its immense peace and beauty. This year we are here early and plan on staying as long as we possibly can. Our goal… Continue reading Scenes from Rend Lake

What’s in it for me

RV’ing from a kid’s perspective. Recently a co-worker had commented on all the renovation work we have been doing to Betty Deux, our Keystone Outback travel trailer. She made the comment that she’d like to go camping, but didn’t think her kids would like it. Let’s face it, with the way kids are “plugged-in” now… Continue reading What’s in it for me

Ribbit -Write it Down

One of the best things we ever bought was a camping journal. We have gone back and referred to it many times, sometimes just to reminisce and others for important information. I try to journal for each trip, writing down the weather, name of campground (even if it’s a Walmart), things we did, saw, and… Continue reading Ribbit -Write it Down

We’re Off…….

well maybe tomorrow. Every summer we take off as soon as school is out.   As long as we don’t leave on a Friday.  That’s bad luck. So we leave on a Saturday. Well, we would have,  but after celebrating the last day of school with dinner and wine we decided on….SUNDAY. Now, I think this… Continue reading We’re Off…….

Take Time to Smell the Roses

Then take time to process the pictures! Our summers are so precious to us, filled with wandering, wonder, resting and lots of love. I see so much during these times and strive to capture as many memories as possible. I see the new world through my husband’s sense of excitement, my son’s careful considerations and… Continue reading Take Time to Smell the Roses

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

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

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