Winter Maintenance Items – Get ready now

We spent the 2021-2022 winter in Pigeon Forge, TN workamping. This was our first winter living in our camper. As such, there were things we were prepared for and some that we were not. Before we got back on the road, repair work was needed – again, some we expected and some we didn’t. WeContinue reading “Winter Maintenance Items – Get ready now”

RVing “Caravan Style” Part 2

Sunday, June 19, Father’s Day found us driving north and into Oregon. One would think that the geography would be similar as we were only 43 or so miles from our last camp in California, but it was different. Northern California was mostly forest and a lot of overgrowth. Oregon opened up to rolling hills,Continue reading “RVing “Caravan Style” Part 2″

RVing “Caravan” Style – Part I

Saturday June 11, we were up early as we had a good drive yet to meet up with our SMART (Special Military Active Recreation Travels) Caravan group in Fortuna California. Camp was up Pacific Coast Highway 101 about 275 miles north. We arrived there with just enough time to get our 5th wheel set up,Continue reading “RVing “Caravan” Style – Part I”

Salem, Massachusetts

More Than Just a Witch Story August 3, 2021 Famously known for the Salem Witch Trials of February 1692, Salem MA is so much more. The first Militia Muster was organized by the Massachusetts Bay Colony Court; Home of author Nathanial Hawthorne – House of Seven Gables; First armed resistance in 1775; Home to theContinue reading “Salem, Massachusetts”

New England Whale Watching

August 1, 2021 A few years ago, several members of our family went on a cruise along the inside passage to Alaska. If you have been on a cruise (this was our first) you know there are several stops on the way to your final destination. You can explore the small towns or if youContinue reading “New England Whale Watching”

Boston, MA – The Freedom Trail

July 31, 2021 I don’t know about you, but when I travel I like to imagine how the area looked and what the people who settled the area did and even what they would think of the world as we see it today. Boston is a great place for the imagination, and while Boston isContinue reading “Boston, MA – The Freedom Trail”

Electrical Upgrades and Lessons Learned

While in the US Navy I was trained as an Electronics Technician as a path to become a Nuclear Power Reactor Operator.  I realized that while I could understand and perform electrical task, this was not my strong suit.  So, when I decided to pursue my engineering degree, it was not electrical, rather mechanical.  YouContinue reading “Electrical Upgrades and Lessons Learned”