Thoughts on Value

Value is in the eyes of the beholder. More importantly, value is in the eyes of the buyer.  It is … More

Honoring the Fallen

Memorial Day is a “holiday” for remembering the people who died while serving in the Nations Armed Forces.  I remember … More

Port Mansfield

A cloudy day gave us a good excuse to enjoy a drive through back country roads to Port Mansfield. It’s … More

Gas Buddy Improvement

I don’t know how many RV’ers use Gas Buddy to help with their fuel plans but I wanted to mention … More


I’ve been hesitant to write this directly, but I’m tired of normalizing the ridiculous. I don’t want my blog to … More

Surreal Real Beauty

I’ve never messed around with time lapse photography, but this is brilliant. The Grand Canyon

The Battle with Sand

One of the realities of living near the Texas coast or South Padre Island is dealing with sand. I love the … More

Too Good

My parents lived through the Great Depression.  You’ don’t have to be a rocket scientist to figure that one out … More

I’m just a lie

So, this morning, as I’m pouring coffee for the both of us I wondered to myself…. In nearly 49 years … More

when we escape

“When we get out of the glass bottle of our ego and when we escape like the squirrels in the … More

Alone, in silence

“Only by going alone in silence, without baggage, can one truly get into the heart of the wilderness. All other travel is mere … More

Travel Far & Fast

“If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fears.” … More

Electability Strategy

As we travelled across the country I couldn’t help but ponder about the craziness of our world political situation.  As … More

Home Again…. Finally

We turned into the drive at Palmdale on Saturday about as originally planned.  Not we had much of a plan, … More


It’s been a couple years since our last visit to the Missouri Botanical Garden in Saint Louis, and as long … More