Californication

It's been about seven weeks since we left The Golden State, but I honestly started feeling the pangs of leaving immediately after crossing the state line.  I'm pretty sure that it's not the traffic congestion, high gas prices, outrageous camping fees, the gangster neighborhood we did our laundry in or the constant thought of earthquakes … Continue reading Californication

A Tale Of Trees

I can remember Christmas Tree shopping as a kid when my father would drag us to at least six lots before finally settling on the perfect tree. I remember the feeling of excitement as we drove from the lot across from Quick Check to another lot in Westfield, then maybe over to Bowcraft (was there … Continue reading A Tale Of Trees

Summertime

Summertime Blues just hit me. Not because of the weather as I do so enjoy the crispness of the autumn air and the beautiful colors the season brings with it.  Here in Montana (where we are working a sugar beet harvest until mid-October), it's almost as comparable to Maine.....almost.  But let's be factual here. Living … Continue reading Summertime

Experience Music Project

Being in the Northwest, we  decided to visit Seattle, Washington. One of the main reasons being that Mercy wanted to go to the Space Needle. While we were there we went to the EMP (Experience Music Project) Museum. Most of the exhibits were based on musicians from Seattle, but some were not. We managed to … Continue reading Experience Music Project

The Black Hills…”Native” vs.” American” History

MOUNT RUSHMORE VS. CRAZY HORSE The Black Hills of South Dakota behold many miles of impressive scenery and a wealth of wild west history.  It is also home to two majestic stone mountain carvings drawing millions of tourists annually to marvel at the beauty and perhaps embrace the history that so inspired these masterpieces. And … Continue reading The Black Hills…”Native” vs.” American” History

Vegas, Rated G

  Believe it or not, Las Vegas can be both family friendly and affordable and with some diligence and planning we were able to spend four nights and five days taking in a little of  the fun and craziness the city of sin had to offer. The total expenses for this family of four? $271....and … Continue reading Vegas, Rated G

A Life of Changes

These days, the morning view out my window changes, but the window does not.  My window is not cracked or broken , nor is it tinted  or streaked.  It is a permanent fixture in my life of constant change. Some mornings I wake up in a parking lot, the bright lights still illuminating the stillness … Continue reading A Life of Changes

And We’re Mobile

"When I'm driving free, the world's my home, when I'm mobile" We are currently  in Fayetteville, N.C. It is 7am and for the first time I am walking Daisy in a tee shirt and sandals.  We left Maine 10 days ago. One week too late as the October snow storm made for some frigid nights … Continue reading And We’re Mobile

Don’t Stop Us Now

It all seems surreal. For two years we've been dreaming of this time to come and it is finally here. Focus and determination has not come without  anxiety and stress but we've done it!  Here's the update.... Packed up, sold, donated and stored the majority of our belongings (vehicles included, which profited us a whopping … Continue reading Don’t Stop Us Now

Moving Along

Yes friends, the ball is rolling.  After nearly two years of planning we are in the beginning phases of putting it all together. Up until now, we haven't been able to make big progress. You see, each step in achieving this dream has been, and still is, contingent upon the previous step. It goes something … Continue reading Moving Along