Bless the Simple Things

We took a walk this morning from the campground over to the city park and back around through the hatchery. Had fun feeding the fish like so many thousands of others have done this summer. Couldn’t help but catch a short video of this little fairy enjoying life and her time with Mommy & Daddy … Continue reading Bless the Simple Things

Bike Week at Sturgis

Well, here we are at Spearfish South Dakota nestled in the cradle of the northern Black Hills. The DC Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery and Archives actually sits in Ames Canyon at the south end of town right next to the beautiful Spearfish City Park and across the street from City Campground. We’re continuing to … Continue reading Bike Week at Sturgis

Is It The Places or The People ?

We are closing in on finishing up our 3rd year of living the full-time RV lifestyle. The road has been a good one to us. Not that it’s been all fun, frolic, and laughs but it has brought us closer together – not only physically but emotionally as well. Kathy and I just celebrated our … Continue reading Is It The Places or The People ?

Our Visit to Deadwood and Lead

Just want to let you know, it’s pronounced “Leed” not like pencil lead, but to “lead” a horse to water. The reason the town is called Lead is that there are quartz-like veins in the rock that “lead” the miner to the gold in the mines. Back in the day these were sometimes called Lodes … Continue reading Our Visit to Deadwood and Lead

Glacier National Park

Recap of our Amtrak train trip to Glacier National Park celebrating our 45th wedding anniversary in late May 2019. Pictures and Video

Camp Hosting at Fort Peck, Montana

Kathy and I spent early spring 2019 as Camp Hosts at the Fort Peck Downstream Campground – Fort Peck Montana. This is a U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (USACE) Project and our campground is just one of the recreation areas at the project which includes Fort Peck Reservoir, Fort Peck Dam and spillway, the Interpretive … Continue reading Camp Hosting at Fort Peck, Montana

So Just What Is Fort Peck?

Fort Peck – It’s a small town (about 250 residents) and it’s an Army Corp of Engineers “Project” that includes a dam, a campground, an Interpretive Center, and multiple fishing/boating/hunting recreation areas. Oh, and I almost forgot … the reason all of the above is here … the Fort Peck Reservoir. The reservoir (man made … Continue reading So Just What Is Fort Peck?

Great Time at Escapade ’19

As members of the Escapees RV Club, Kathy and I attended our 2nd “Escapade” this past week. The first one we attended was in Essex Junction (Burlington area), Vermont back in summer of 2016. This year’s Escapade was in Tucson at the Pima County Fairgrounds. The annual Escapade is held in different locations around the … Continue reading Great Time at Escapade ’19

It’s the people that make the difference.

As I’ve said before, we love seeing new sights but more than that, we so enjoy meeting all these fascinating people and listening to their stories. Enter Jerry and Pat who hosted us at their home just north of Springfield, MO. These folks are retired educators, Pat having been a school secretary and pre-school age … Continue reading It’s the people that make the difference.

We Love Our Motorhome, But …

We’re closing in on 2 full years traveling and living in our “classic” 2002 Airstream diesel pusher motorhome .. and we love it. We bought her as a pre-owned motorhome from an older couple in W. Virginia who had posted the ad on Craigslist.  We’ve driven her from what was our home base in Ohio … Continue reading We Love Our Motorhome, But …

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