Giving Thanks

We are so thankful for this amazing opportunity to travel and see more of this beautiful country.  It is so wonderful to have all of your support and friendship cheering for us.  We have made it back to the Dallas area for the holidays and hope you are all enjoying your Thanksgiving with those you…

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Halloween Treats

One of the interesting aspects of the RV Life is choosing the type of place to stay along your journey.  There are a wide variety of places to park a motorhome, from “resorts” complete with water parks and putt putt to simple wooded areas with few amenities.  We have stayed in Corps of Engineers campgrounds,…

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Oh what a time!

As we wind down the trip, we have learned many things and had a wonderful time. We so appreciate all the lovely comments and having you “along” for this ride. As we wrap this trip and look to the future, stay tuned to this site as the journey might not be over.  This trip was…

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Route 66

Route 66 For a lot of our trip, we were near or on the historic Route 66. A lot of it is gone now, but pieces remain and some spots are even thriving. We started seeing part of it as we passed through Amarillo and the famous buried cars. Barry shared his experience in Winslow,…

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Cooking with Gas

You learn a lot when you live in a camper. One of the more interesting adjustments is learning to cook and clean up after in a space the width of my kitchen sink at home. We had a small sink and two burner stove with about one inch of space between the two. To have…

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Sedona Photography – Part II

When traveling with a professional photographer, you get a bit spoiled, knowing he will capture great memories of your travels.  And when you are traveling in a place like Sedona with so much natural beauty, it is hard not to stop photographing.  One thing I have learned though about photography is that it isn’t about…

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Spirit of Sedona

The rocks tell stories, the crystals heal, and the people proudly discuss their connection to the earth.  Sedona is a town well known as a place for great spiritual awakening and attracts many people for this aspect of its history.  I was excited to open myself to these possibilities and explore the many aspects of…

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Art of Sedona

As you can imagine from a city surrounded by natural beauty and very spiritual energies, the artist scene is a key part of Sedona.  In fact, there is one section, Tlaquepague, that was built and curated specifically as an artists’ haven.  It was built to resemble a Mexican village and has beautiful architecture with lovely…

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Hiking Sedona

Sedona has beautiful vistas, iconic rock formations, and electromagnetic vortexes, which are said to have great energetic power. Many of the vortexes were located near the famous rocks, so we were excited to hike and experience both the sight and the energy. Now, let’s also set the record straight – when I say hike, I…

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Photographing Sedona – Part 1

Sometimes, plans just don’t go as planned! With such gorgeous scenery, we were looking forward to hiking and capturing beautiful images. However, Mother Nature was feeling a bit mischievous during our stay and didn’t want to cooperate with our schedule. It started with our first morning when we got up early to capture sunrise at…

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Sedona by Afternoon

I have been so excited to get to Sedona and see this place known for great spiritual energy and beauty.  So far, it has certainly lived up to expectations and we haven’t really even done much more than get our bearings! Due to my flight back from California into Phoenix, we didn’t get back to…

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Weekend Away

As noted by Barry in his post, I flew off and left him to drive Route 66 on his own this weekend.   As some of you know, I am training through the Martha Beck Institute to be a life coach or as some call it a Wayfinder – someone who helps others find their…

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Santa Fe

Note:  We forgot to post this last week so forgive our tardiness.  This was written last Friday, Nov. 3. One of our favorite places is Santa Fe.  There is something about this town that refreshes our spirit and inspires us.  While we did not do a long day of hiking in the desert mountain today…

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Taking the Plunge

Well, we finally had to do it.  The time had come, the campsite we chose for Santa Fe had shut down their showers and bathroom facilities for the season.  Our only choice was to shower in our camper bathroom. I cannot tell you how much I dreaded this.  The space of the shower is 2…

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