• Travel

    Camping Season, Where Are You?

    Some five to ten years ago, my hubby and I entertained the idea of becoming full-time campers when we retired. As we approached retirement, however, health issues dictated that we maintain a “sticks and bricks” but camp whenever possible. I…

  • Life,  Relationships

    An Experiment Comes to an End

    Meet Glenda, our camper.   On September 13, 2018, we embarked on a month long camping trip. It started out as a possible week long trip to Northern Illinois for my youngest son’s wedding, but it soon morphed into a…

  • CAMPING

    5 Top Reasons I Choose Camping

    Although there are number of ways and places to spend an evening when you are exploring the world, my husband and I choose camping over a night in a hotel. These are the top five reasons I would rather spend…

  • Life

    Gardening, and Grandkids, and Summer! Oh, my!

    The weather has finally warmed enough to take the coffee out on the porch. I have sugar and creamer and that new dairy case latte maker if you need some; I take mine black. I started “Conversations and Coffee” a…

  • Travel

    Memorial Day Weekend Camping

    When we decided to go camping for Memorial Day weekend, I didn’t think about the fact that everyone else might have the same idea. Oops! The campgrounds near home were full, so hubby gave me a 5 hour driving limit.…