Monthly Archives: January 2017

Back to the South

It’s cold and rainy and we’re all still feeling a bit puny. But, we are continuing our journey back to the south.

It’s a good work day, though. I can get a lot of work done while Brodie drives toward my next meetings.

I am so excited to be spending a week in the Pigeon Forge/Gatlinburg area where my very best friend is coming to celebrate our birthdays. 


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The Day After…

Well, we made it here for our first inauguration. Everyone that we ran into was very nice and happy to be here. Fortunately, we were not whiteness to any of the riots.

Honestly, we watched most of the official inauguration live on TV from the comfort of the RV. Why?

This is a picture of me today. You don’t want to know what I looked like yesterday!! I don’t even know what I looked like yesterday because I was so sick and congested that my eyes were swollen.

But, it was fun to be here and meet folks from all walks of life. No matter what you may hear or see on TV, this really is a diverse crowd of supporters. Everyone just wants the best for our country and we are hopeful that wise decisions are made for our future.

There are some large groups here at our park that have come from all over the U.S. You may have seen these buses on Fox and CNN. This is a group of 70 people from Georgia. I was interviewed by their radio station.

We also had several bikers with “The Wall of Meat” here in the park.

Overall, it has been a fun experience and I’m so glad we made the trip. Plus, we were able to add 4 more states to our RV map.


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We made it to Washington D.C. and picked up our Inauguration packet and tickets. The lines are long and the wait to get into the Cannon Building was about an hour.

Of course, we spent some time on the Metro. 

Here is one of the many lines to get into the congressional buildings to pick up ticket packets.

Many areas are already closed off in preparation for tomorrow. 

Signage is great!! No question how to get where you need to be.


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Washington Post

Stop the presses!! We were just interviewed by the Washington Post!! They will be doing a story about people making the trip to the inauguration by RV. They are coming to our Campground tomorrow to take some pictures and speak with fellow RV’ers.

I’ll keep you posted on article release dates.


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Colonial Williamsburg

Colonial Williamsburg, VA has been fun! It’s pretty quiet here since it’s off season but, that’s how we like it! It gives us the opportunity to explore in peace and without long lines.

The weather has been perfect and has only required a sweatshirt and no umbrellas. The town is huge!! For my Indiana friends, imagine Conner Prairie x10!! 

As you can probably imagine, the Colonial buildings and homes are beautiful and have been maintained with the highest degree of detail and respect.

I really wish I would have taken a picture of our lunch as it was a true Colonial feast of Beer Cheese soup with toast triangles, Corn Chowder, and a plate of mixed greens with grapes, sausage, ham, boiled eggs, sharp cheddar cheese, beets, pickles, and pickled onions. Oh, and the homemade root beer and ginger ale were fantastic!!

The church and cemetery are awe inspiring with efficient, beautiful design and history. Williamsburg is a must see!!


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Off to Nowhere NC

We enjoyed our evening in Myrtle Beach and we’re headed to somewhere in North Carolina. But, we have added Ocean Lakes Family Campground in Myrtle Beach to our list of resorts for future long term stays. It’s a huge RV and residential community right on the beach.


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Myrtle Beach, SC

After two weeks in a beautiful tree covered (squirrel filled) park in Savannah, we are headed north to Myrtle Beach, SC. 

We are DONE with squirrels! Daisy just CAN’T EVEN!! She was sure to have a stroke if our time in Savannah didn’t end soon.

Peace has been restored and we are about 4 hours away from our next beach stay. No squirrels on the beach! Thank goodness!!


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Welcome to 2017

These are the states we’ve visited by RV.

We’ve covered a lot of ground in just six months since we added the Motorhome to our mix of housing options. Since it was in the shop for two months getting repairs and upgrades, most of this travel happened in just 4 short months. By the end of January, we will have added 7 or 8 more states to our U.S. sticker.

We hope to visit many friends in 2017!


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