Appreciate the Simple Things

May 15, 2014 | 22

Some days I sit in front of my laptop and wonder what I’m going to write about. On those days when I have no big adventure to share, inspirational words to impart, or bits of hard earned wisdom for would-be RVers, I scratch my head and reach for mundane things that some of my readers…

The Smokies – Elkmont Campground

May 9, 2014 | 11

After a good full day of hiking, Julie and I returned to our campsite at Elkmont, E5, right on the water. Last night we didn’t have a chance to enjoy it because of the rain, but now the weather is finally doing as predicted so we have a honest to gosh campfire. I love campfires,…

The Smokies – Trail Time

May 6, 2014 | 22

Wednesday April 30 (cont’d) While the roads and overlooks have had middling crowds at most, the Visitor’s center is packed. Julie and I are on a mission for trail maps, but get sidetracked by preserves and jellies being sold in the gift shop. Free samples are being offered and I have the Blackberry. It’s delicious,…

The Smokies – Smokemont Campground, NC

May 2, 2014 | 18

Tuesday April 29 The three and a half hour drive from Fairburn, GA to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is uneventful. Grey clouds follow the whole drive but the rain holds off. By the time we reach Smokemont Campground, just north of the town of Cherokee in NC, night has long since fallen. We chose…

Following Spring

April 19, 2013 | 18

Greetings from North Platte, NE, where once again night time temps will be dipping below freezing, requiring me to pay for a RV park so that I have electricity to run my little heater and keep plumbing and stuff from bursting. Having a RV site also means having WiFi in this case, so yay post…

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