Category Archives: February

We Are Tired!

One of the biggest expenses of RV ownership is replacing the tires.It had to be done sooner or later, and today was our day. The general rule of thumb for RVs is to replace the tires when they are 7 … Continue reading

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Big Lagoon

Ok, I have posted pictures just like these on here before so if you are a frequent reader you may recognize them. But it’s just so cool here I am going to do it again. The day started out cool, … Continue reading

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Busy Day!

Saturday is the day for the Palafox Market in Pensacola. We’ve been there a few times before and it’s great. In addition to fresh produce there are some wonderful baked goods, arts and crafts, and other vendors as well as … Continue reading

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Beaches

What a difference the sun makes! Today was absolutely beautiful. It was a little cool, but that’s ok too. Our day started with a walk around the campground and the boardwalk out to the beach at Big Lagoon State Park. … Continue reading

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Move to Pensacola

It was a bumpy night. Severe storms and tornadoes made their way eastward along the southern states last night. One of the tornadoes wiped out an RV park in Louisiana and some people died.  Another tornado damaged at least 150 … Continue reading

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Torreya Hike

Torreya State Park is named for the Torreya Tree. This tree is one of the oldest tree species on earth. It was discovered here in 1835. The Gregory House used to be on the other side of the river. When … Continue reading

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Torreya State Park, FL

What a beautiful day today was! A little humid, but temperature was perfect. A good day for a walk. Torreya State Park has a total of 16 miles of hiking trails. We’re not quite up to that much hiking so … Continue reading

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Move to Torreya

Unable to stay any longer at Ocean Grove RV Resort near St. Augustine we had to move on. It is the middle of Snowbird season in Florida right now and finding a new reservation for a 34′ RV is a … Continue reading

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St. Augustine, Day 2

It’s Saturday, and the St. Augustine Flea Market beckoned. I don’t know why, we never actually buy anything, we just like to walk around and look. You never know. Ok, I did buy some pecans. One of the places we … Continue reading

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St. Augustine

This is our third visit to St. Augustine, but I think it’s such a cool old place I could visit it over and over again. It’s hard to blog about something I have blogged about a few times before so … Continue reading

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Move to St. Augustine

The Escapees Sumter Oaks RV park we have been in for the last 5 weeks has a SmartWeigh. Three of the several Escapees RV parks in the U.S. have weighing sites available. The SmartWeigh provides critical RV weight safety and … Continue reading

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The Week

It’s been a week since my last blog so it’s about time I let you know we’re still around, still in Sumter Oaks RV Park by Bushnell in Central Florida. We’ll be here until Thursday but don’t have a clue … Continue reading

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Amtrak Auto Train, Arrive FL

It was dark when we finished our dinner last night so we couldn’t see much outside. I hear the most scenic part of the Auto Train trip happens in the dark. After dinner we returned to our room and I … Continue reading

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Amtrak Auto Train, Depart VA

After a GREAT visit with our kids and some birthday celebrations with our grandson and with our daughter it was time for us to head back to Florida where we left our motor home. The rest of the winter will … Continue reading

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Amtrak Day 4, Lake Shore Limited

2,176 miles done, 959 to go. We waited in the Metropolitan Lounge at Chicago’s Union Station for nine hours last night. Thank goodness we had sleeper car tickets that came with a perk of allowing us this luxury. It was … Continue reading

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Amtrak Texas Eagle, Day 3

We both slept better on the train last night than we did the night before. I suppose it just takes some getting used to. Anyway, it was cold when we woke up. It was warm enough inside, but outside it … Continue reading

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Amtrak Texas Eagle, Day 2

The sleeping car attendant helped us prepare our beds for the night last night. Neither of us slept real well. I didn’t mind the rocking and the sounds of the train, actually found it soothing. The beds were hard and we … Continue reading

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The Train! The Train!

The train arrived right on time this morning at the Benson stop, at exactly 8:15 as scheduled. There were about a dozen passengers boarding with us but nobody got off the train at this stop. We are in Superliner #32091 which … Continue reading

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Amtrak Adventure!

America’s Railroad. On Saturday we will be “riding the rails” from Benson, Arizona, to Boston, Massachusetts. It will be  3,135  miles, and should take four days on two separate trains:  the Texas Eagle from Benson to Chicago, and Lake Shore … Continue reading

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Return to Tombstone

I know it’s been a while since my last blog post, but we’ve just been chillin’ around the RV park and not doing much interesting. This weekend is Tombstone’s Vigilante Days. Since it’s only about 22 miles from where we … Continue reading

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