Category Archives: Celebrating Holidays

Hunkering Down in Bad Axe, MI – June/July 2020

We arrived in Bad Axe, MI on April 23rd. This was our “safe harbor” during the pandemic, thanks to the generosity of Pat’s brother, Geri, and his wife, Marcia. We parked the trailer in their backyard and plugged into the … Continue reading

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Christmas Holidays in Florida, December 2017

Having grown up in Michigan, enjoying winter activities such as skiing, sledding, and snowball fights, it has been strange to have celebrated the Christmas holidays in warmer climates since we have been fulltime RVers. This year we stayed at Wickham … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving in Myrtle Beach, SC November 2017

Most impressions of Myrtle Beach are of large resort hotels and RV resorts. However, in the middle of this extremely commercial tourist area is a true gem known as Myrtle Beach State Park. The park has a beautiful beach, picnic … Continue reading

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Camp Hosting in Raleigh, NC

We typically serve as Camp Hosts at the Holly Point Campground in the Falls Lake State Recreation Area near Raleigh, NC in April, or October, or both. We do this so we can spend more time with our daughter, Elisabeth. … Continue reading

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Pleasant Memories of Boston, May 2017

In my last post I described the Revolutionary War history that can be seen in almost every nook and cranny of the Boston area, but there is more to see than the Freedom Trail and the Battle Road. We stayed … Continue reading

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Tampa and Home for Christmas, 2016

Tampa has a lot of good things going for it as a place to stay in December. It’s warmer than North Carolina (which we left the end of October). Our niece, Robin, and her two kids live here. The RV … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving in Savannah, November 2016

I once told someone that Thanksgiving was my favorite family holiday.  I still have fond memories of past Thanksgivings at my grandparent’s home in Flint and playing with my cousins.  Now our parents have passed on and our children are … Continue reading

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Tampa and Home for Christmas, Dec 2015

We stayed in the Raleigh area longer than we planned, and had to revise our trip south. The RV park where we wanted to stay in the Jacksonville, FL area was full so we spent a couple of days at … Continue reading

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Pensacola, FL and Home for Christmas – Dec 2013

As the weather up north gets colder, we head south.  Our plans were to spend most of the winter in Key West and we planned for some stops along the way.  The Orange Beach, AL/Pensacola, FL area of the Florida … Continue reading

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Back to Michigan, Part 2

It has been our tradition to spend the week of the Fourth of July at Pat’s brothers’ cottage.  The family turns the cottage into a campground with our fifth wheel trailer, Welton and Mary Lee’s fifth wheel, and a number … Continue reading

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