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

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 🎵🎶

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

Wanderlust

Wanderlust settles in me like a too tight favorite jacket.  I’m excited about wearing it, but it pinches all the same.  School wraps up this week and the countdown begins.  With that comes intense anxiety.   Can I get everything done in time?  What will I forget?  I’m adding to and amending my packing list constantly. … Continue reading Wanderlust

Flat Tires and Jonathan Dickinson State Park (Old Post, Never Published!)

We headed to Jonathan Dickinson State Park via 95 then in Jupiter switched over to the turnpike. Most of this trip was unevenful except that near Titusville we had a flat tire on the camper. I say flat but truthfully it didn’t go flat. The outer tread was stripped completely off the tire, hanging by… Continue reading Flat Tires and Jonathan Dickinson State Park (Old Post, Never Published!)

Here we go again

Friday 6/2/2017  Away on another adventure exploring the unknown and revisiting some known. The traveling Willoughby’s leave the misty, overcast humidity of Florida and head for Roan Mountain, Tennessee. Days of last-minute appointments, end-of-year school prep, airport excursions, family visits and of course, packing, has left us subdued, but most definitely ready for the peace and… Continue reading Here we go again

DC Statues

One cannot help but notice the thousands of statues and sculptures that are scattered throughout Washington DC.  Notice one and you are probably missing half a dozen more.  These are great subjects to photograph as they don’t move.  They can be challenging in that you have to get your shots without people in them.  The… Continue reading DC Statues

Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

The first place we visit when in Washington DC is, of course, the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.  This is a must due to my very nerdy men.  My husband, a fifth grade teacher, loves science almost as much as he loves me and that’s a lot.  Our 8 year old son, gifted, cute… Continue reading Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum