Florida Take Two!

I spent more than a month under a rain cloud in Florida last spring, from Navarre Beach near Destin, down into the Keys, and all the way up to Flagler Beach on the northeast corner of the state with several … Continue reading

Drawn Back to the Sea

The picture of Elissa below was taken a month ago while celebrating her twentieth birthday in Asheville, North Carolina. I don’t know if I’m more astonished that my little girl is twenty, or that a whole month has already gone … Continue reading

Along the East Coast with More Friends Than Fair Weather

I’m not even going to try to candy-coat it… I’m feeling skunked by my autumn in the northeast. I’ve dreamed of seeing this part of the country ablaze with color for many years, and had high hopes of adventuring through … Continue reading

Catching Up With Family from Nebraska to Wisconsin

At the time of this writing I’m sitting along a lovely shoreline on the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, looking out the windows of my motorhome at perfection… blue skies filled with dramatic clouds… and wanting so badly to go out … Continue reading

The Utah I Never Knew

Until a few months ago I never knew any of Utah beyond the Salt Lake City airport. Last fall, during the “baby steps” of my journey, I squeaked through the very northeast corner of the state. After leaving Colorado on … Continue reading

Georgia On My Mind

I have to admit, even after all the storms I muddled through during my weeks in Florida, I felt a bit melancholy about leaving when I crossed the border into Georgia. Despite the nearly constant rain I found some very … Continue reading

Final Days in Florida

The first thing I have to say about Florida is… well, I was going to say it rains a lot here, but upon reflection what I really need to say is that I will be back. It did storm a … Continue reading

Between Spring Showers in Florida

I always have the best intentions of being consistent about posting on my blog, and when I’m not I can usually blame lack of good internet connection for my delays. Most of the parks I stay at offer free WiFi, … Continue reading

Bird is the Word!

OK, I have to admit… I’m as capable as anyone at ignoring the work that has to be done when I can go outdoors and play, but to be stuck inside my RV for days on end, in the pouring … Continue reading