Author Archives: Michigan Traveler

About Michigan Traveler

Bob and his wife, Pat, are fulltime RVers. They sold their home in Michigan in June, 2011 and now travel the country, living on the road. Home is Where You Park It!

Recreating at Recreation Plantation – Jan-Mar 2021

Throughout our stay at Recreation Plantation COVID-19 was always a factor in our planning and decision-making. We formed an informal “bubble” with our friends. On occasion, we did participate in community events, but did our best to be friendly and … Continue reading

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Knee Surgery as a Full-Time RVer – Again, December 2020

In 2018 I underwent surgery to have partial knee replacements on both knees. A lifetime of running and parachute jumps had finally caught up to me. On my left knee I remember my doctor telling me that the knee would … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day 2021

There’s nothing that says Happy Valentine’s Day like a Dove chocolate!

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Welcome to the Recreation Plantation, November-December 2020

The Coronavirus Pandemic has caused many changes to our normal routine. While for most people that means wearing masks and maintaining social distancing, in our case it affects where we live. We normally spend our winters in Key West, but … Continue reading

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Enjoying Friends and Fun at Cherry Point – Havelok, NC October 2020

Our decision to stay at the Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point was not just a whim. It was the right distance along our route to Florida, we had never stayed there before, and we had friends in the area. … Continue reading

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Hanging Out in America’s Historic Triangle – October 2020

We traveled from Maryland to Virginia and camped at the Kings Creek RV Park at the Yorktown Naval Weapons Station. This is a very nice park with concrete pads and full hookups. It is well off the beaten path which … Continue reading

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The Ghost Fleet of Mallows Bay – October 2020

It’s amazing what you can discover searching the internet. I can’t remember what I was looking for, but I stumbled across a discussion of kayaking on Mallows Bay in Maryland. The more I read, the more I was intrigued. There … Continue reading

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Flight 93 Memorial – September 2020

On September 11, 2001 forty passengers and crew of United Airlines Flight 93 fought the first battle of the War on Terror. We don’t know, but believe the terrorists intended to fly Flight 93 into the Capitol Building. Because of … Continue reading

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Wandering Around the Michigan Mitten – July/September 2020

We had a nice visit with our family in Washington and returned on July 25th Just in time for me to join a picnic of a veteran’s group I belong to, the 425th Regimental Association. Almost everyone there was wearing … Continue reading

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Hiking Medallions

Hiking medallions have been a long-standing tradition in Europe and have become increasingly popular in the United States. I have been hiking and backpacking for years. One year I was with my Boy Scout troop (I was the Scoutmaster) and … Continue reading

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