Artisans and Adventures – Williamsburg, VA

My last post was all about the settlement of Jamestown, VA in 1607. The City of Williamsburg was founded as the capital of the Virginia Colony in 1699. At the time Colonial leaders requested to relocate the capital from Jamestown to Middle Plantation, five miles inland between the James and the York Rivers. The new city was renamed […]

No one lives here right? – Jamestown, VA

Original lines of the Jamestown Fort Virginia Nestled on a small island on the James river near the Chesapeake Bay… lies the original English Settlement of Jamestown, Virginia.  Why was this spot chosen?  Well, they thought it was a pretty secure location.  It was mostly an island separated by just an isthmus made of a […]

Costco and a Smart Car

Who says you can’t shop at Costco when you have a Smart Car? As an RVer, we get questions about living in a small space and why on earth would we shop at Costco?  We are not often in an area to get groceries reliably.  We like Costco for the consistency of a budget (price) and reliability […]

A little bit of History … ooo ice cream – North Carolina

I can’t say as ever I was lost, but I was bewildered once for three days. – Daniel Boone In 1750, Daniel Boone moved from Pennsylvania to the Yakdin River Valley of North Carolina with his family at age 15.  He was well known for his outdoor hunting talents.  Daniel even created a business based […]

The Waterfall – Greenville, SC

For most of Greenville, South Carolina’s history the waterfall on the Reedy River has been the centerpiece of downtown.  A great piece of beauty and can be considered a center of social activity.  While we were here on a Sunday in May, the park was alive with picnics and dog walking. Absolutely everything  from dining to […]