Those of you who are knowledgable nature types will get the punch line long before I finish this story. We’re staying in a campground in a rural area of the Florida panhandle. The campground is on the edge of the Gulf; there are no streetlights in this area and nights are inky black unless the moon … More A Croc full of Heebie-Jeebies!
I am in Eastpoint Florida with a flat bike tire. You might wonder why I chose to tell you about such a mundane event. Last summer I bought new tires for my bike. I have a road bike, but I wanted to be able to ride on gravel paths that are more common in other … More For Want of a Tube
We recycle, and we usually have more recyclable trash to the point where we don’t put the regular bin out weekly. I scrapped our Kerurig coffeemaker (I have a zillion of those refillable K-cup things if anyone needs them) and went back to a regular coffeepot so that we wouldn’t be tempted by plastic K-cup … More Hide and Recycle
We spent a week in the Charleston area. We stayed at a lovely county park with a campground located between Folly Beach and Charleston. It had hiking and biking trails, a dog park, RV and primitive campgrounds, a boating lake and water park. If we weren’t tooling around the park, we were at nearby Folly … More Two Citadels
Just before we left for this trip, I bent our car. I was trying to pull around a friend’s car and mis-judged the turning ratio of my the Subaru, resulting in a creased door panel and a dent in the wheel well. A few days later we pulled into a campground to stay for one … More Bernardo
Woe to the person who sits in the passenger seat, because the role of navigator will be thrust upon them whether they have the aptitude or not. I am known for my tendency to take impromptu “tours” wherever I go. I find going into big box stores and malls disorienting, especially true off those stores … More Point A to Point B via Point Z
I’ve mentioned before that dogs are ubiquitous among RV travelers. To be sure you will also find cats, birds, ferrets, guinea pigs, real pigs and all manner of other critters cruising the highways with their owners, but the predominant companion animal is the canine. Traveling with a dog or any animal requires infinite patience on the part … More Some Dogs Are Like That: A Love Letter