Category Archives: Animals

Rapid Review

Last July, after spending some time in Sioux Falls, we crossed the state to spend time in Rapid City. When you spend so much time in unfamiliar places, getting into areas you know your way around is can be a … Continue reading

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Way Above Zero!

After our January trip north into the world of snow and freezing temperatures, we spent a good deal of time relaxing outside in sunny Southern California over the next couple of months. Okay… relaxing in between all the chores living … Continue reading

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Below…Zero?!? Part 5

[Our non-RV road trip in the dead of winter continues… To catch you up, we’d left southern California in January to drive our Jeep to South Dakota to trade it for a new one we’d ordered. At this point in … Continue reading

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Below… Zero?!? Part 2

[Our winter adventure from January 2016 continues….] Our second night, in Pueblo, Colorado, we found a room (pet-free! These are increasingly rare, which is too bad, given our allergies….) and walked to the nearby Cactus Flower restaurant, where Bob ordered … Continue reading

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Where Wild Horses Run

Exploring the Spring Mountains in southern Nevada last November, Bob spotted something. We stopped the Jeep on the gravel trail, and I pointed my camera. Snap. Snap. But the view wasn’t quite right. We drove a little further, parked the … Continue reading

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Same Old… But New

When you live on the road, you learn pretty quickly there’s no such thing as “same old, same old…” as in “same old thing, over and over.” Even re-visiting now-familiar places gives us a chance to experience new aspects of … Continue reading

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Sleeping By the Water

On every visit to Port Townsend, Washington, we talked about staying at the Port Hudson Marina RV park and in September 2015 we finally booked a week. Our site faced out onto the water, giving us a front seat to … Continue reading

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Surrounded!

Back in August, we debated about whether to stay in Trout Creek, Montana, the full three weeks we’d reserved or cut out early. Why? Wildfires. Not just one. Many. Surrounding us on all sides. Everybody in the northwest was near … Continue reading

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Unexpected Rodeo

We’ve been to rodeos before — most notably in Cody, Wyoming, more than fifteen years ago — but when we came upon this one, we had to go. This was a small-town affair, but no less important to those competing: … Continue reading

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The Full-Timers Motto

Along Route 93, just south of the Montana border, sits the tiny town of North Fork, Idaho. The town has a small restaurant, store, and fuel. If memory serves, they’re all in the same building. And just south of there, … Continue reading

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