We left Sophia, our travel trailer, at home for this winter into spring trip. Another way of broadening our means of traveling. We can travel faster, get better gas mileage, accomodate winter weather and go down dirt roads and up steep terrain not suited to Sophia’s needs. We have the freedom to stop and take picturesContinue reading “On the road again”
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Emerging from Turbulence
Wild turbulence on the ground. Our 21-foot travel trailer rocks and jolts for hours as the wind roars in from the Pacific Ocean, on whose edge we are parked. Heavy pelting rain slams hard against the window. It is dark outside on the first day of Advent – a time when new things come toContinue reading “Emerging from Turbulence”
We’re back in Seattle!
On October 10th, we arrived back in Seattle and settled into our RV park. We’ll be here through mid-January. Seattle welcomed us with warm and sunny skies but with big storms looming later in the week. So, what did we do on our first full day back with our truck set free from the trailer?Continue reading “We’re back in Seattle!”
Beauty in South Dakota
Suffice it to say that we had no idea of the beauty of South Dakota. Now, it’s one of the states we want to revisit. The pictures are worth more than any words could tell. Badlands National Park Spearfish Canyon – Black Hills Chamberlain, South Dakota on the Missouri River
Call in your spirit
“People get sick because they leave parts of themselves at places.” Today I listened to a Lakota elder explain that health and wholeness require, among other things, to keep all of our spirit with us. We were visiting the Atka Lakota Museum and Cultural Center in Chamberlain, South Dakota. The elder, in a video, explainedContinue reading “Call in your spirit”
Wilbur and Mole
I want to spend a moment thinking about two of my favorite authors. E.B. White did not just teach us about punctuation and how best to compose a sentence; he also gave us Wilbur, the pig in Charlotte’s Web. Diane and I have spent the last few days in Kansas City, Missouri and today inContinue reading “Wilbur and Mole”
It’s worth the drive . . .
So, the question is, how do we make a sense out of a place? Really, is it worth going all that far to go there? Example one: we are living in South Everett at Maple Grove RV Resort. If you know the area you might believe that this is not a place for great cuisine.Continue reading “It’s worth the drive . . .”