Family, friends, and so much food!

above: Opie and Jaxon surveying our beautiful camp site in Reston VA. After six weeks in Northern VA, it’s time to lift up the jacks, say bye to family and friends, and head toward warmer climes. When we originally scheduled six weeks back home (technically it is no longer home, but I think I’ll always consider...
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A hail of a storm

Yesterday started out as another beautiful day here in Custer, South Dakota. Hot (high 80s), clear blue skies, and some moderate winds, just like every day here. The forecast called for a 50% chance of rain in the afternoon, and by around 4:30PM the sky got very dark, winds picked up, and some intermittent sprinklings...
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Someone turned up the sun!

above: the walking bridge between the RV sites and tent sites at Tolt River We decided to try the Kingston-Edmonds ferry to get from the Port Angeles area to Seattle. It would save us 50 miles of driving, although any gas savings is more than canceled by the ferry cost. Still, we thought it would...
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Northward We Go (To Los Angeles)

After our four-month journey west(ish) from Florida to San Diego, we’ve finally turned north once again. Thus begins our slow crawl (so that we don’t catch up to winter) up the Pacific coast. Once we reach Seattle we’ll turn east for the summer. We split our Los Angeles stay into two parts: first, we stayed...
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Phoenix is for Friends and Doctors

above: the fountain in Fountain Hills can reach 560′ in height. After Tucson we made a relatively short three-hour drive north to Phoenix. Phoenix wasn’t really on our list of places to visit, but we had two good reasons to go. First, some friends from home were planning to attend the Super Bowl in Phoenix,...
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2014 Year In Review

Our first year of RVing is over, so it’s time to take a look back at a few milestones for 2014. First, some events leading up to our life reboot: January: Ordered our Tiffin Allegro 36LA motorhome at the Tampa RV Super Show. February: Lots of work to prepare the house for sale, and lots...
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