On August 8, 2019, we rolled into Waldport, Oregon - “Where the ocean meets the sea”. With only around 3000 permanent residents and one pizza joint, it’s the kind of place where, after a few days, you feel like you know the check-out guy at the grocery store and the wild hippie-woman with the salt… Continue reading Perfect – Waldport, OR
2500 miles along, and he still hasn’t let me drive. i’m not complaining. really. I do love to drive though, and I will happily take that responsibility off of his shoulders when he is ready - but for now I’m perfectly happy riding shot-gun and here’s why: 1 - I know my husband and… Continue reading Awe and Wonder
On May 24th - we began our 14 month road-trip by leaving our driveway, our home, our community, and heading north to Rochester, IN ~ my hometown. It felt like such a big thing to actually leave Greencastle -to finally be done with the packing & the research & the goodbye’s - to DO what… Continue reading Our First Night on the Road
This week, we took the camper out on it’s maiden voyage. As my friend, Dixie, called it - “The Shakedown Cruise”. In a season where everything feels exciting, a little crazy, and brand new - this was a HUGE First. If you’re like me, anytime you do something for the very first time you worry… Continue reading The Shakedown Cruise
March is here....and while saying "March is here" comes with some small promise of Spring - it was 5 degrees outside this morning! Frigid! I've always been a little envious of my snowbird friends....but I guess I don't need to feel that way next winter, because we'll be joining them! I really… Continue reading Trip Update – The Plan for Winter 2020
Every day I realize that I'm doing a lousy job of blogging - and every day I intend to sit down and update everyone....but then life sweeps me away, and time slips through my fingers, and I have to set it aside. We've been so busy planning & preparing - and keeping up with… Continue reading It’s getting REAL!
I'm always the first one up around here, so I let our little dog, Max, outside and made my coffee. Our son, Sam is almost alway up next - and I'm thankful for that. He and I tend to have the best talks. Our conversation this morning was especially meaningful. Our sweet Airedale, Willard… Continue reading 18 weeks and counting…