Visiting Family in Japan was Awesome!

January 29, 2018 (by Angela) We’re back. Man, oh, man, what an adventure! First and foremost, this trip was about seeing our daughter, son-in-law, and two grands, Sammy and Abby. When the family is at a military base half-way around the world for at least three years, it is so hard not to see them…

The Family Thing While Sitting Still (Holidays & Wedding)

January 4, 2018 (by Angela) Jim and I have been very busy while sitting still in Columbia, Tennessee. Of course, he’s been working full-time, and I’ve stayed busy caring for my mom and visiting family as much as possible. I wrapped up (pun intended) Christmas, birthday, and shower/wedding gifts. Then the traveling from the RV…

Grands and Grandeur

November 24, 2017 (by Angela) This last month has found Jim busy with work and me busy taking care of family, visiting with family, and trying to get the camper ready to endure the colder temperatures of winter that Middle Tennessee actually does have. In addition to helping Mom with her needs, Jim and I…

Another Bucket List Check

September 18, 2017 (by Angela) Mackinac Island in Michigan is a place I’d hoped to visit for quite some time. The idea of an island that doesn’t allow motorized vehicles on it was intriguing to me. Because of our stop in St. Ignace, located at the Straits of Mackinac in the southern portion of Michigan’s…

Upper Peninsula Experience with a Splash of Canada

August 31, 2017 (by Angela) Last week, we camped in the Upper Peninsula (UP) of Michigan. To get there, we edged Lake Michigan until we reached what is known as the Straits of Mackinac, which is where Lake Michigan joins Lake Huron. This location was chosen because visiting Mackinac Island was on my bucket list.…

Around We Go at Lake Winnebago

August 14, 2017 (by Angela) Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Have you ever heard of it? We hadn’t until we were looking for a camping site for a week with the following guidelines: somewhere in Wisconsin between our location in Iowa and where we hope to be next week, with a drive of 250 miles give…