Camping Etiquette

Camping! Better yet, RV’ing. Striking out away from home can be fun, exciting, and full of unforeseen escapades. When encountering any endeavor though, there are procedures and policies (formal or informal) to make yours and other’s adventures enjoyable. We call them “Camping Etiquettes”. When at a commercial campground, they provide you with rules and regulations … More Camping Etiquette

The Birds

Just the mention of “The Birds” to people of my generation conjures up images from Alfred Hitchcock’s movie by the same name. I assure you, this place is the furthest place from a horror movie. Wood storks have been commonplace this year. Gorgeous birds of white, black, multi-color and pink dot the landscape. Some live … More The Birds


Traveling for over 2 years exploring America, I think it’s time to reflect on those travels. Certainly landing in south Florida for the winter is a great way to spend the very “cold & snowy” winter months. And our jobs as campground hosts enables us to sit and have our minds comprehend the many amazingly … More Reflections

Thing 1, Thing 2

As we leave Maine in the middle of October, an early Nor’easter bounds up the coast. Somewhat unexpected but not totally unusual, rain and snow mix with a bone chilling northeast wind. It is a great day to be headed to the sun and fun of south Florida! And so our winter adventure begins. Thing … More Thing 1, Thing 2

Schitt$ Creek

As winter inches closer, the northern tier states go through a beautiful transformation. The nights get longer and colder. Maples, oaks, aspens, and other hardwoods display a beautiful rainbow of yellows, reds, greens, and browns across the landscape. Nature’s artwork will give way to barren trees and a carpet of dead leaves just before the … More Schitt$ Creek

Spencer Bay

You drive to the end of the earth then go north for another 30 miles. Here is a most secluded beautiful area imaginable: It’s God’s Country! Nestled in the upper east side of Moosehead Lake is Spencer Bay. It’s remote. TV coverage is nonexistent. Cell coverage is almost as bad. The paved road ends at … More Spencer Bay

The Lodge

The morning of June 20 started cool with plenty of sun. It was clear that today, and the next few days were going to be hot and steamy. After doing some early morning errands, Deb and I packed to head up north… without the camper. And so our weekend started as we headed to spend … More The Lodge

Walnuts & Buttercups

In our travels we have come across a lot of different experiences at the camping sites. In their own right, each type and place were special…mostly. This blog will focus on the last two places we have camped, and they are as different as night is to day. Walnut Hills Campground and our setup near … More Walnuts & Buttercups


In a time of the new normal, which means social distancing, wearing a mask, and avoiding people, there are some options when it comes to shopping. Most grocery stores have a curb-side pickup plan. All are limiting the number of shoppers in a store at one time. And when it comes to material goods, almost … More Shopping