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I hope you’re enjoying the cooler weather and had a nice Thanksgiving! We were on our own this year, but we had a nice quiet fall day starting at our local park. We prepared an early Thanksgiving feast and played games while everything was… Continue Reading “Forty”

Busy Bees

I definitely waited far too long to write an update, and now I’m overwhelmed at where I should begin. So, here’s a quick recap of what we’ve been up to since May. Most recently we made our way back to Maryland, for the first… Continue Reading “Busy Bees”

The Mountains Were Calling, So We Answered

We made it to North Carolina in early April and have been busy working on settling into our new home. The drive down from Maryland was pretty casual. It was the first time, aside from picking up Homie Roam-o from storage, that we drove… Continue Reading “The Mountains Were Calling, So We Answered”

I Like to Move It Move It

Happy New Year! Thank you for continuing to follow along. I know I’ve been fairly quiet, but with very good reason. We bought a house in North Carolina! We’ve been keeping that exciting news close hold for awhile until we were sure it was… Continue Reading “I Like to Move It Move It”

A Wedding, The Mitten State, and Kentucky Bourbon, Oh My

I’m overdue on writing an update. Every time I sit down to do it, I get distracted with other projects. So, here I am! There’s a lot to catch up on. I was in a wedding in mid-October, 3-weeks after returning from our Virginia… Continue Reading “A Wedding, The Mitten State, and Kentucky Bourbon, Oh My”


I wanted to take a moment to say Happy Thanksgiving! I truly appreciate each and every one of you, and I hope that you have a wonderful holiday season. This time of year always has me feeling sentimental. Between October and January, much of… Continue Reading “Gratitude”

Virginia: Alpacas, Philpott Lake, and an Early Exit

Ridge Valley Alpacas – Fairfield, VA (1 night) Salthouse Branch Campground– Henry, VA (5 nights) Box Office Brewery – Strasburg, VA (1 night) Home via Harpers Ferry Our September trip to Virginia didn’t exactly go according to plan. During the planning phase, we were… Continue Reading “Virginia: Alpacas, Philpott Lake, and an Early Exit”

Pennsylvania: Ohiopyle and Keystone State Parks

Ohiopyle State Park – Ohiopyle, PA (4 nights) Keystone State Park – Derry, PA (4 nights) HOME! We recently returned from a trip to two Pennsylvania state parks. Initially we intended to go to the Finger Lakes in New York, but they had a… Continue Reading “Pennsylvania: Ohiopyle and Keystone State Parks”

First Major Trip Report: The Mitten State and Beyond

Ohiopyle State Park – Ohiopyle, PA (2 nights) “Ohio Green Acres” (Harvest Hosts) – Helena, OH (1 night) Family Visit (Andy’s side) – Tipton, MI (2 nights) Family Visit (my side) – Grayling, MI (5 nights) Log Lake Campground to visit more family (my… Continue Reading “First Major Trip Report: The Mitten State and Beyond”

Happy Camper

We’re currently planning a long trip in our RV, and I figured it was probably time that I wrote about the first trip. I’ll backtrack just a bit first. Just over 6 months after my retirement, we brought our new RV, dubbed Homie Roam-o,… Continue Reading “Happy Camper”