Preparation and planning for this trip really paid off. The bus ran flawlessly through all 2245 miles round trip. With all rain in the forecast, we drove on dry roads for all but the last 2 hours of the trip as we headed in toward Circuit of the Americas near Austin, Texas. We sat through... Continue Reading →
The feeling of success!
Sometimes it is the simple things in life that can bring us the greatest sense of accomplishment. After a long, hard day of physical labor the reminder of your efforts can last long beyond the feeling of success. So let me share with you how my last few weekends were spent. As you may already... Continue Reading →
How did we get here?
A lot goes into planning a trip. You make quite a few decisions about where to go on your trip. Sometimes those plans are based upon what you heard or read about the location or perhaps it is just a desire you have to get to that certain location. Then you review the maps and... Continue Reading →
This week I have two choices in what to write about, the first is positive and second is stressful. I can start by writing about excitement of knowing that the final payment for Bonnaroo has been made and tickets should be arriving in the next few weeks. That is where I want my head to... Continue Reading →
I don’t want to get old!
Many of us work hard each day to save for a house, pay the mortgage, and hope to live in that house until our dying days. My mother and father owned three homes over the years, with them thinking that each one would be the home they would grow old in together. The most recent... Continue Reading →
Progress toward our first trip
It feels so refreshing when you start to make progress toward your goal. Over the weekend we started to add our personal touches to Stevie as we realized that our first trip is less than a month away. Stevie received a deep cleaning of her interior and some new parts and pieces along the way.... Continue Reading →
Decisions, Decisions, and More Decisions
So many decisions! RV: Rent or Buy? I spoke to this a bit in the last post about our decision to buy an RV rather than rent. It was really all a matter of cost. Yes buying was more expensive, but you have more than two weeks to spend with the RV. Two weeks of... Continue Reading →