One of the benefits of attending the Dayton Amateur Radio Association “HamVention” every year is to spend time with my long-time (notice I didn’t say “old”) friends. Dave, Ed, and I grew up together in the 60’s in Redford Township, Michigan – a western suburb of Detroit. We played together, we rode bikes together, we … Continue reading Our Visit to the “Voice Of America”
We’ve been on the road now for about 18 months and traveled from Vermont to California and the Upper Penninsula of Michigan down to central Florida and so many points in between. Here’s a map showing where we’ve been. We’ve been working along the way. We’ve been working in RV parks as hosts and workampers. … Continue reading We’re Ready For Something Different – What’ll It Be?
NOTE: We are currently back at Livingston, TX for a couple weeks while we volunteer at the annual CARE Center Health Fair at the Escapee’s RV Park. We’ll be leaving here Mar 31st and heading back to Ohio (for a bit). WOW! It’s been a long time since I’ve posted anything. Now that we’ve got … Continue reading Great February In Florida
Living full-time in an RV can be exciting, getting to travel across this great nation of ours, seeing all sorts of sights and meeting all kinds of great people. If you’re a “full-timer” as those of us in this group like to call ourselves, there are things to consider when going full-time like; Where will … Continue reading What Happens When We Can’t Travel Anymore?
Since we are spending two nights at Raccoon Valley RV Park at Heiskell, TN, we had today to do a little sightseeing. We decided to check out Norris Dam State Park and if we were up to it after that we’d drive on in to Knoxville to see the Sunsphere tower adjacent to the Knoxville … Continue reading A Beautiful Day In A Beautiful State Park
Today we took a short trip down I-17 to “Arcosanti“, started in 1970 by architect Paolo Soleri, Arcosanti is an urban laboratory focused on innovative design, community, and environmental accountability. The goal is to actively pursue lean alternatives to urban sprawl based on Paolo Soleri’s theory of compact city design, Arcology (architecture + ecology). It’s … Continue reading Architecture Meets Ecology – Arcology at Arcosanti
We married in 1974, having grown up in Redford Township, Michigan where we first met in high school. Our social circle at the time consisted mostly of friends in our church youth group and our church family has remained central throughout our adult lives regardless of where we lived or which church we attend. In … Continue reading About Us
So we started out our day trip this morning knowing that we were going to go to V-Bar-V State Historical Site (formerly privately owned V-Bar-V Ranch), but other than that, we really had no idea where we might end up. If you’ve been following along on the blog, you’ll remember that the Sinaguan people inhabited … Continue reading Petroglyphs at V-Bar-V Ranch
On our way up to Clarkdale, AZ to ride the Verde Canyon Railroad, we stopped to visit the Arizona Copper Museum. This museum is all designed, assembled, and maintained by volunteers and it represents a fabulous collection of all things copper and how important copper has been and continues to be in our lives. The … Continue reading The Importance of Copper In Our Lives
So our 2nd day found us along I-90 only a short way (about 60 miles) to our exit onto RT 365, then RT 20, then RT 8 all along the Adirondack Scenic ByWay. It was a beautiful day and there was very little traffic and we enjoyed the trip through the mountain villages (they call … Continue reading WOW! Adirondacks & Lake Champlain