Dennis & Sara

A gem of a campground in Island Park

Buffalo Run RV Park and Cabins

 

Currently

We're hanging out in Florida, where I'm happy to report we see sunny days more often than overcast ones! I don't say this to inspire envy in anyone, and I want to remind you that spring really, truly is coming! We are glad to have only briefly experienced wintry weather - two bouts of serious cold and one ice storm. . . .

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February 06, 2018

Wildlife memories, Part 1

Our favorite encounters

Aminals! (misspelling intentional) In Idaho!

I think the number one reason life on the road is so attractive is the guarantee that you will see and experience things you never have before. Diversities of people, food, nature - so many aspects of life to experience! I find that the new sights and sounds and memories don’t take away . . .

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December 03, 2017

Through the car window

The merits of riding slow

Currently

We’re back in Georgia and enjoying some very nice fall days, and the opportunity to unwind after several weeks’ travel. We left Island Park seemingly at just the right time: we woke up to a thermometer reading in the high 20s the first day of our trip!

 

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Montana morning hayfields

Riding . . .

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November 15, 2017

Warm, dry, and almost always sunny

It's summertime in Island Park

Might I introduce you?

It is my great pleasure to (virtually) welcome you to Island Park, Idaho! I'm enjoying a beautiful sunny summer day from the second floor of the Island Park Library. Wide-open windows and two hard-working ceiling fans circulate the fresh mountain air. It's a great setting from which to give you a brief first glance . . .

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July 12, 2017

Radiator fans/Elk City

Hippie buses and bike races

 

We've done quite a bit of work on the van and finished one very exciting (for us) project in the camper. Today's article will take you through our radiator fan project, and tell you a little about the areas we stayed in when we did the work.

 

Our story begins in Oklahoma

Lake Park in Elk City was a . . .

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April 12, 2017

Hydronic heater

Installation and testing (with pictures)

Since this article is long and picture-heavy, I've published our travel update with pictures in a separate post. A link at the bottom of this post will take you to that article.

Finally!

Our 16’ Casita now has a permanent heater powered by propane and electric. 

 

I hope I can accurately express how amazing it . . .

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April 01, 2017

We made it!

Rock Springs WY to Montpelier ID

 

 

We are in Idaho. IDAHO! The state where Dennis has spent the last two summers, the place he's been telling me about since we first started talking. All our travel plans were made with this state in mind. It's very exciting to have crossed the state lines! We have a very few (double digits!!!!) more miles to go . . .

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April 01, 2017

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