Monthly Archives: December 2011

Crown King, Arizona

We joined Susan and Wally in walking their dogs around the RV park first thing this morning.  It’s looking like it will be a beautiful day.  We noticed six hot air balloons passing silently by. 4 of the 6 balloons … Continue reading

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Anthem, Arizona

 We said goodbye for now to Shirley at Towerpoint and went north to a small RV resort near Anthem, Arizona.  Our cousins are there and they were able to save the spot beside their RV for ours.  It was good … Continue reading

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Queen Creek Olive Mill

After doing a little shopping this morning, Shirley, Bernie, and I went to Ihop for stuffed french toast and brunch.  Then while Shirley went to a party at the resort, Bernie and I went to visit Arizona’s only working olive … Continue reading

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Desert Botanical Garden

Today Bernie and I, along with my sister, Diane, and her husband, Paul, visited the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix.  They currently have on display giant insect sculptures “David Rogers’ Big Bugs“.   We followed a tour guide for the … Continue reading

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Superstition Mountain

First thing this morning was bargain hunting at a thrift shop and a Goodwill store.  We found some treasures and then went to McDonald’s for lunch. Next we hiked up to the Superstition Mountain.  It’s such a beautiful day for … Continue reading

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Goldfield Ghost Town and Organ Stop Pizza

Big day today.  This morning we went for a walk around the resort, looked in Open House homes and checked out the new bocce ball courts, pickle ball courts, and horseshoe courts. Bocce Ball Courts  After lunch we drove out … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve

Such a lovely day in Mesa, blue sky and sunshine.  We went for a walk around the resort and looked in several “Open House” new homes just for kicks.  We are not ready to settle down just yet. B Street, … Continue reading

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Towerpoint Resort

We arrived at Towerpoint Resort on Wednesday and were lucky enough to have an available spot to park right behind my step-mother’s house, so she is just a few steps away.   The resort is decorated for Christmas and many … Continue reading

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Benson, AZ

You know you’re in the desert when you start seeing signs like this at the Rest Areas. Poisonous Snakes and InsectsInhabit The Area  We spent a few days visiting relatives in the area near Benson, Arizona.  They let us park … Continue reading

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Arizona

We left Van Horn, Texas, early this morning and headed west again, still on Interstate 10.  Texas just goes on and on, and there’s nothing to see, no trees, no houses.  Finally we crossed the state line into New Mexico. … Continue reading

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West Texas

Texas is such a big state.  We drove almost 400 miles without seeing a tree or a house.  Somewhere along the way we stopped at a Rest Area only to discover that they had no water, so the bathrooms were … Continue reading

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Luling, Texas

Oy, 600 miles of Texas to go yet… and then there will be New Mexico.  This is the dullest part of the whole country as far as I’m concerned.  We’ve been trying not to make this a repeat of last … Continue reading

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Texas

We thought we’d get an early start this morning, but right after we got on Interstate 10 the traffic came to a standstill.  We were stuck there for two hours due to road construction, an accident, and rush hour(s).  Finally, … Continue reading

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Gulf Beach Boulevard

The campground filled up with motor homes overnight, such a contrast to what we have experienced so far this whole trip.  But it is to be expected, the snowbirds can’t get any further south than this unless they go to … Continue reading

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Gulf Islands National Seashore

374 = the number of miles we drove today, west on I-10 to Gulf Islands National Seashore, near Biloxi, Mississippi.  The trip was uneventful.  It was cloudy and cool.  The Mississippi Visitor Center is super nice, and they had it … Continue reading

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Florida

We said goodbye to Savannah and started driving south on I-95 with no plan in mind.  There is a very nice welcome center just across the border into Florida.  Everybody gets a free sample of orange juice. Florida Welcome Center … Continue reading

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Tybee Island

I took 70 pictures today, so it took me a while to decide which ones to put in the blog.  The first thing we did was drive the car out to Tybee Island, not far from Savannah, and check that … Continue reading

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Savannah 2nd day

After our service and propane fill at Camping World this morning we drove to downtown Savannah and parked in the Visitor Center parking lot.  For $12 total they will allow us to stay there for two nights.  Good deal! We … Continue reading

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Savannah, Georgia

Savannah, Georgia, is one of our favorite places, so we planned to see it again this year.  Bernie decided the RV needed an oil change and and we need to fill our propane tank again.  We have an appointment at … Continue reading

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South Carolina

No blog yesterday because I really didn’t have anything to say.  We left the campground at Williamsburg, Virginia, and started driving down Interstate 95.  By the time we got to Smithville, North Carolina, we were ready for a break so … Continue reading

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