Chapter’s End

We are coming to the end of a chapter. After careful consideration of finances and health issues, we’ve decided that our focus needs to shift away from travel to other matters. There is no doubt that last year’s adventure helped improve my health, however; it was more a step up (or out of bed, in […]

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Hans & Pat Suter Wildlife Refuge

“What kind of camera is that?” “A Nikon.” “What are you doing?” “Taking pictures of the birds. Do you like birds?” “Yes. Which ones?” Our inquisitor is no more than five, a tiny boy in blue windbreaker, jeans and running shoes. He climbs atop a wooden bench to get a better look. “Whoa, there are […]

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Re-evaluating Plans

Over lunch, we google places of interest nearby.  Aransas Pass is just north of Corpus Christie on the Gulf Coast.  Every major road takes us by waterways, and we have seen numerous shore birds, and even dolphins, just in our drives.  I am making mental notes of all the places I want to visit. “I’m […]

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RV-Able: 600 Miles From Home

The cold is unrelenting, and sleep does not favour us this first night out, so at 4:00 a.m. we decide to take advantage of Walmart’s 24-hour service and get some groceries.  The sight of food stirs hunger and from there we find an all night Denny’s and order an early breakfast. That Ric is overtired is […]

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Buying Time

Dreams of distant lands,adventures enhancing hope –future insurance. (Written for Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Challenge: future/hope) In a week’s time we are setting out on another RV adventure.  

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Reflections on Tiny House Living

Four-hundred and fifty square feet has defined our living quarters for the past year.  Less space when we are on the road with the slides pulled in.  Front to back, the motor home is forty-one feet.  It is less than half of the size of our former home, which was a considerable downsize from the […]

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Home, For Now

The familiar barren landscape of highway 402 confirms that we are home.  It is clear that winter has lingered well past her time, and spring is only beginning to stretch her wings. We have just driven close to 1,000 miles to get here – partly to avoid the approaching storms, and partly pulled by the […]

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