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Month: March 2018

CHASING RIPE TOMATOES … (or the Misconceptions of Life on the Road)

CHASING RIPE TOMATOES … (or the Misconceptions of Life on the Road)

When people learn that we live life, full time, on the road they often ask, “So what do you DO all day?”  It’s easy to imagine living full time in an RV as being something similar to the camping trip that never ends!  You know … making pancakes every morning, spending the afternoons fishing, seeking out great restaurants in the evening after visiting fun touristy spots during the day, and roasting marshmallows every night around a campfire.  And in some…

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5 FUN things to do in Portland, Oregon + BONUS Freebie

5 FUN things to do in Portland, Oregon + BONUS Freebie

Portland, Oregon is one of our favorite places to visit.  Not only do some of our grandchildren reside here – there are loads of things to see and do.  And EAT.  Whether you’re looking for something historic, cultural, outdoorsy, nourishing or just plain quirky – you can find it in Portland and its suburbs. Here are a few of our favorite kid-friendly options: End of the Trail Museum Multnomah Falls Voo Doo Doughnut Powell’s City of Books Japanese Garden BONUS! …

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When Life Gives You Lemons …..

When Life Gives You Lemons …..

Tucson, Arizona is an incredible place to be during the winter months for a number of reasons.  Most know the warm temperatures bring in snowbirds* by the droves. *Snowbird – [snoh-burd] noun Informal. A person who vacations in or moves to a warmer climate during cold weather. The low humidity and lack of insects is certainly the draw for a good number of folks.  And Tucson is not really that crowded, with a short rush hour and minimal traffic due…

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What NOT to do when RVing for the FIRST TIME!

What NOT to do when RVing for the FIRST TIME!

(UPDATE: I originally posted this on a blog that I used to maintain. It’s appropriate to our new website so I’m including it here.  It’s okay to laugh at us … we laugh too now.) We purchased our beast of a 5th wheel (Landmark Charleston) in October of 2015 and kept it in covered storage until January 2016 when the opportunity presented itself to “fly” to south Texas with the other “snowbirds”. We had several friends wo were planning to…

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