Top Eleven Favorite Places from My Three Year Long Road Trip


As many of you know, I’ve relinquished my “full-time road warrior” status in order to be closer to my parents in my hometown of Longview Washington. Here, I am within minutes of my Dad’s house as well as my Mom … Continue reading

Oh Canada! Crossing British Columbia

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Early morning on July 3rd I left Purden Lake Provincial Park and headed west toward my next destination… the town of Smithers. Along the way I found a place to leave my motorhome behind in Vanderhoof so I could make a … Continue reading

Venturing back to British Columbia

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It was with mixed feelings that I rolled out of Jasper National Park in late June; sad to be leaving one of the most amazing places I’ve EVER experienced, but looking forward seeing more of Canada. While planning my route … Continue reading

Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks Revisited… Again!


My arrival back to the Tetons was something I’d looked forward to for months. Not only is it one of my all time favorite places for its beauty, hiking trails and abundance of wildlife, but I was about to reconnect … Continue reading

New York- Lake Champlain, Lake Placid, Ausable Chasm and Brasher Falls


I didn’t know whether to laugh or cry when I arrived at Cumberland Bay State Park on Lake Champlain in the pouring rain. Because there were so few people there I was able to score an amazing site right on … Continue reading

Through Kentucky to Ohio’s Hocking Hills


When I left Cades’ Cove with my sights set on the Hocking Hills of Ohio, my route took me right through Lexington Kentucky. Between my love of horses, and the fact that I have friends who live there, it was … Continue reading

Another Gem… Cade’s Cove, TN


While journeying, I’m always listening (and often making notes) when people suggest places I should see along the way. The pile of notes, in fact, became so overwhelming that I put together a notebook… organized by state… of places to … Continue reading

Finally… Cumberland Island! (And a Bit More of Georgia)


As mentioned in my last post, I had a hard time leaving Edisto Beach in South Carolina. Spending time along that shoreline lifted my spirits tremendously after several weeks of cold and dreary weather surrounded by a rather bland landscape. … Continue reading

Virginia… Safe Haven and Great Friends


I’m sitting in the home of yet another photographer friend, Rainy Chastine, in Fayetteville, Georgia… here to celebrate Thanksgiving, but blogging about my time in Virginia a few weeks ago. When it comes to giving thanks I have to say … 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