Tag Archives: Mishaps

A Crazy 24 Hours

April 5, 2014


Stacking Rocks Ruby Beach WA

It was a driving day with our final destination a mere 4 hours away. However 4 turned into 12 because… You can’t pass up climbing a tree that looks like it’s from Endor. Nor could we pass up a quick … Continue reading

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Hard Tack and Ticks at Yorktown National Battlefield and Victory Center

September 26, 2012


Yorktown NB

It was a perfect spring day when I took the boys to Yorktown, the last stop of the historic triangle. Like Historic Jamestown and Jamestown Settlement there are two sites to visit, Yorktown National Battlefield and Yorktown Victory Center. Unlike … Continue reading

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Fourth of July Fun

July 9, 2012


Family on the Road at Boston Fourth of July 2012

What can be more fun than celebrating the Fourth of July in Boston? Celebrating the Fourth of July in Boston with another family on the road! Fourth of July fun with friends! The weather forecast the morning of the Fourth of … Continue reading

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Chickmauga and Trouble in Tannehill

February 27, 2012


Ironworks Tannehill State Park

We’ve been busy and a little bit lazy. I think it’s the Florida sun. It’s hard to stay indoors and write when there so much beauty outdoors. Except I miss you. I miss sharing our adventures with our little circle … Continue reading

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Clueless or Cozy?

January 22, 2012


Eskimo Pug

We decided to wait out the storm. Alone. The morning of the storm we noticed the other three campers in the campground were packing up. By noon, the snow started falling and ice- the real problem- started forming on the … Continue reading

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Day 55: Watch Out for Them Biten Dogs

January 4, 2012


Brent Arkansas

Last night we arrived at our campsite at Lake Eufaula State Park in Oklahoma before dark. No small miracle. The campground was nearly empty and deer were roaming. I’m loving the off season. The campground was lovely with large sites, many … Continue reading

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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

December 29, 2011


Don't Touch This Lake Conroe

I’m one of those moms that, even though my boys are nearing adolescence and can swim like fish, I knock on the bathroom door repetitively when either of them are taking a bath. Or a shower. They may slip. They … Continue reading

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December 8, 2011


Brothers and Pugs Guadalupe NP

Today, we left Carlsbad, New Mexico, bound for Marfa, Texas.  We weren’t too far down the road when we came upon a pleasant surprise- Guadalupe Mountains National Park. How one just stumbles upon a national park, I don’t know. If … Continue reading

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So Much for Kicks on Route 66

November 20, 2011


Route 66 Sign

I like this quiet little campground nestled out here in the middle of nowhere Fort Mohave. It’s not much more than a parking lot in a desert but you can see the mountains in the distance, it’s clean, and there … Continue reading

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Day 19 : Pit Stop

November 20, 2011

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I-40 2

  Driving days are my favorite.  The endless black snake of pavement makes me feel like each cell of my body has a breath of it’s own. While on the road my mind wonders.  Sometimes I wonder if I’m running … Continue reading

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