OK, now that we got all the repairs, hospital visits, and other nonsense from my last blog out of the way, I want to let you know about the good parts of the trip, Fun Facts and a surprise to both of us. Rocky Mountain High We drove through the twisty, turny Rocky Mountains to Grand […]
I admit that I was ready to abandon our trip four times before finally convincing my husband, Mitch. MAYDAY! When pushed to a point, I can be very persuasive or, as Mitch may say, annoyingly relentless. But I was DONE! This is the tale of the beginning of the end of our RV trip and […]
A year has passed since we took our Winnebago EKKO RV (KanVan) for a spin across the northern plains of America. We are planning another trip, and I am exhausted from all the work. It’s not my work; I basically do nothing.
Distinct Roles in Marriage. Mitch navigates the roads across the country; I navigate the roads of services for Jess. Who’s the Boss?
#raisingJess #family #travel #RV #EKKO #disability #decionmaking
My dad’s car service waited for me as I exited the airport. Am I being kidnapped? Where am I really going? Never Have I Ever…. #RaisingJess #Limo #Dad #flying
Newsweek Article by Vickie – In September 2022, Vickie was able to drive Jessica’s group home van for the first time.
#RaisingJess #Newsweek #MyTurn #advocate #daughters #wheelchairvan
What do Yooper Rocks, Heart Rocks, Stuart Smalley, and the 5 Love Languages have in common? Inquiring Minds want to know! Plus, Buffalo Bills and The Gift of Life. Read on for more. #RaisingJess #Gift #Love #YooperRocks #Travel #Michigan #BuffaloBills #BillsMafia #DamarHamlin
RV miles are like Dog years. “How many miles left,” I ask Mitch, “Only 80 miles ” I reply “Is that 80 miles in my SUV or 80 miles RV time?”
Did you ever have a moment when you felt a powerful Connection to something larger than what you can see? A breath of clarity?
Trip Planned for 45 Years from VW Bus to EKKO RV-But What Happens? In 1977, Mitch bought a VW bus and so starts our story – Read on for more-
6 adults, and 3 kids under 6 together for 1 week in July. Read about a Wacky Week in “Can-you-say” Wallenpaupack!
It appears I’m not the trooper Mitch wished I was-. My can-do attitude and packing skills need a bit of adjustment. Find out why…
What YOU forgot – Part 2 – Good to know that WE are not losing our minds or is EVERYONE losing their minds simultaneously? Vizsla Tale plus!
When Mitch and I met, we talked about traveling across the country. This trip was conceived over 42 years ago. (Wo)man Makes Plans…
There is a level of RV Arrogance in our KanVan RV. I have driven 4 hrs. out of 20+ hrs. . Not enough to get KanVan accreditation! Funny Views.
The day we received our truck camper, I wrote a blog called Camper Envy and Size Matters. We were owners for less than one day, and already I was lusting for the RV -TV, bathroom, and shower. The truck camper introduced us to this way of life for less than one year, four exciting trips. We (more […]
Please do not take this personally, Truck Camper; It is not you; it’s me. Read on to find out why we are saying Goodbye and what’s next.
I wanted to hear the Good Stuff. And so I asked. People responded. Read to see the valuable insights from the last 12-months of Covid.
Camper RV’s – Size A, B, or C, and I’m Not Talking Bras! We love our truck camper but it is missing a critical facility! Time to move-on.
I am from Long Island, and camping was never in my vernacular. If there was ONE big reason why I didn’t want to join my husband Mitch on this retirement odyssey, it was the lack of facilities
II was in the camping world for less than ten hours and already had camper envy! Read on for a humorous take on day 1 of truck camping!
6 Reasons to buy a camper! Mitch and I unknowingly were trendsetters before COVID-19. We bought a pop-up camper back in January prior to the Pandameic. POST-COVID- or MID- COVID, I am more than looking forward and prefer to use the camper and avoid hotels.