It’s all about the cheese

Driving the Oregon coast can make you really crave cheese.  Why not stop for a tour and some delicious cheese samples?  Where you ask? The Tillamook cheese factory, of course! The parking lot is huge and plenty of RV parking with easy in and out of the lot. I was really surprised on how busy […]

Morphing Dunes- Oregon Coast

I have a new ultimate favorite place! If you know me, I always wonder what it would be like to live any new place we explore. One of the many reasons I love traveling in Thor, our motorhome. Florence, Oregon you are absolutely breathtaking! Ok, I know what I said about a sandy beach in earlier […]

Mmmmmmmm! Blackberry Pancakes!

Free food is always a great surprise…What is better than free food? Ripe ready for pickin’ blackberries right outside your Motorhome front door! I thought …hmmm…. why not make some muffins for breakfast?  Then I looked in my tiny RV cabinets and said….I think I could do pancakes. I walked outside selected about a cup […]

Little Victorian town in the Redwoods

Driving north on US-101 thought the rolling hills and dark dense California Redwood forest we stopped in a tiny town called Fortuna for the night (Riverwalk Rv park and Campground While talking to some local residents (thank you Cindy!) we got a great tip that just five miles down the road was an even […]

Manifest Destiny – AKA the great adventure!

The great adventure has begun! We spent the second night of our adventure about 15 miles east of Kingman, AZ. The Blake RV Park and Horse motel was a great stop… super clean… great WiFi (we actually got a spot directly below the WiFi connection!) It is Arizona… so lots of rock but completely functional […]

We Didn’t Start the Fire or did we?

We Didn’t Start the Fire or did we?

OK, bad Billy Joel reference! In this case, we did start the fire with these homemade fire starters! How did we accomplish this magnificent project? We gathered a bunch of cardboard egg cartons, cedar saw dust (from a gate project), recycled left over smoker pellets, and a few blocks of paraffin (purchased at This […]