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Wreckage and Raptors – Myrtle Beach, November 2016

We stayed in Myrtle Beach in April a couple of years ago and thought a fall visit would be fun  on our way south.  November is definitely “out of season” for this area.  The crowds were almost non-existent. There are … Continue reading

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Paddling the Mississippi River in LaCrosse, WI – September 2016

Years ago I presented a workshop in Winona, MN and stayed at a hotel in LaCrosse.  As I was driving to the hotel I watched the Mississippi River and thought it would be interesting to camp along it and to … Continue reading

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Whidbey Island, WA – July 2016

Whidbey Island is located in Puget Sound, north of Seattle.  Our reason for traveling to Whidbey Island may seem a bit strange.  Many, many years ago I saw one of those disaster movies where the President and First Family were … Continue reading

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We Finally Made It To Washington

We began our journey to Washington in March and, eleven states later, we arrived at Camp Murray Beach Campground near Lakewood, WA on May 25th.  At the risk of revealing a great secret, Camp Murray Beach is a hidden jewel.  … Continue reading

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Sand Springs, OK – A City Built with a Purpose – April 2016

We decided to camp near Sand Springs, OK because it was the right distance from our last stop in Branson.  We found a Corps of Engineers campground on-line called Washington Irving South that seemed like a nice site to relax, … Continue reading

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Shows, Shows, and More Shows – Branson, MO April 2016

As we were planning our route from Florida to Washington State I noticed that we would be traveling close to Branson, MO.  I had heard stories from my dad about his visits to Branson and we decided that would be … Continue reading

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Destin and Pensacola, FL – March 2016

As spring approached and the weather grew warmer, we began our trip across the country, traveling to Washington State.  We had stayed in the Emerald Shores area of Florida before, but normally in Pensacola.  Fort Benning maintains a site called … Continue reading

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Tampa, FL -2016

It seems like we often start the new year in Tampa, FL. Normally it is our last stop before we travel to Key West for the winter. This year we planned to leave the trailer in Tampa while we took … Continue reading

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Paddling the Weedon Island Preserve, January 2016

The Weedon Island Preserve is an expansive 3,190 acre natural area located on Tampa Bay. This coastal system, comprised of aquatic and upland ecosystems, is home to numerous species of native plants and animals, and has a rich cultural history. … Continue reading

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The Leelanau Peninsula and Mackinac Island, August 2015

After spending most of the summer in Bad Axe or Rifle Lake, we decided to do some traveling on our own. Earlier this year I met (virtually) Jim and Diana Belisle.   Jim and Diana are also fulltime RVers from Michigan … Continue reading

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