Self-Taught Lessons

When we faced retirement one of our goals was fashioning a retirement that would offer us continuing challenges and opportunities…

Map Updates

Our GPS has been telling me for several months now that my map is more than one year old and…

Longevity

I dreamt about my mom the other night.  That is worthy of comment because I rarely dream about her; which…

A little color

Best laid plans of mice and men…. Just because the husband wanted to plant drought tolerant plans doesn’t mean that…

Under Construction

The sounds of nail guns and saws hang in the air here at Palmdale.  The owner’s rehabbing of the facilities…

Ho Hum

We’re home. We’re well.  And we don’t have to go anywhere!  Boy, does that feel good. Once in a while…

Home Again

It’s Sunday morning and we’ve been home for 50 some hours.  Yesterday wasn’t good for much more than resting, although…

Back in Texas

Obviously, we are back in Texas. Another couple days drive (at the rate we choose to travel on this trip)…

You’ve Been Summoned!

Well, the best laid plans of mice and men… I’ll admit that somewhere along the way from being homeowners to…

Return Trips

Return trips always seem to be a different sort of experience than outbound trips. No matter where you might be…

Bastille Day(s) in Milwaukee

Who would have thought that the biggest, and happiest Bastille Day celebration in the U.S. would be found in Milwaukee…

Boerner Botanical Gardens

I’m way behind in answering comments… I’ll get t/o them as soon as I have a keyboard again. Thanks for…

Bay Beach Wildlife Refuge

ShWhile we were in Brown County we checked out the Bay Beach Wildlife Refuge. This 600 acre city operated refuge…

No turning back…

A valuable commodity for the RV’er is a flat-towable car. Well, after 14 years with our old reliable CR-V we…

Milwaukee Again

A few years ago Milwaukee came out with a short term slogan: Milwaukee, a great place one greatlake. I always…

Day 3

Oklahoma City to Bethany, MO.: a long-ish day of about 430 miles but interesting enough. We have had an Illinois…

Day 4

Day four: from Bethany MO to Minneapolis! The shortest drive of the trip. And the one day where we are…

Day 2

The first day under our belt, the next two will each be a little longer so that we arrive at…

Road Trip!

We’re off once more!  Can’t keep a good man down!  It’s a bit of a spontaneous trip and we’ll serve…

Get yours now!

The lifetime Senior Pass is about to get a lot more expensive !  The deal of the century has been…

July 10, 2017

Is there nothing you can’t buy online?  I’ve been toying around with the new car idea and it’s amazing how…

Change of Direction

I love dog parks.  I rarely get to them;  we haven’t had a dog in a number of years, but…

Fatigue

It’s been a couple weeks after returning from our getaway to Blanco & San Antonio and I’m motivated to right…