Portland, TX – Hunker Down!

March 23, 2020

Well, there has certainly been a lot of things happening since my last blog installment.  Back then, I was recovering nicely from my eye surgery and laser treatments, and was looking forward to an April 1st departure to get back to my nomadic lifestyle.  Fast forward less than 30 days, and everything has changed.  The […]

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Portland, TX – Road to Recovery

February 29, 2020

Well, I’m now 4 weeks post surgery, and my recovery continues on track.  The stitch has been removed from the surgery, and my eye pressure has lowered significantly.  I’ve also had my first laser treatment to address the vessel growth, with my second treatment scheduled for next week.  My time here in Portland has been […]

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Portland, TX – Not Always Fun & Games

January 31, 2020

As I look back through my previous almost two years worth of travel blog posts, it would certainly appear that this lifestyle is all fun & games.  It certainly is most of the time, and I would not trade it for for any other style of living.  However, there definitely are times where the challenges […]

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Portland, TX – End of Year

December 31, 2019

As I complete my first month here in Portland, TX and close out 2019, I can’t help but reflect back to all that I’ve done this year.  I’m truly blessed and privileged to live this full-time RV lifestyle, and travel around the country visiting and seeing all the many wonderful amenities that exists here in […]

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Austin, TX – A Great Month

December 8, 2019

What a wonderful month of November. I spent the better part of the month in the terrific town of Austin, visiting with family and playing tourist. Then, I escaped for a week and flew back to MD to be with family and friends for Thanksgiving, and to visit with my new granddaughter. To say it […]

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Waco, TX – Final Weeks

November 7, 2019

It was yet another fast and furious two weeks that once again went by too fast. I managed to get in all the sight seeing I had on my list, and even a few that were not on the list. I would have liked to have seen more of the local family, but I realize […]

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Waco, TX – First Half

October 24, 2019

I’ve booked four weeks in Waco, two weeks at two different Corps of Engineer (COE) sites along Lake Waco. I’ve just finished my first two weeks at Airport Park COE, and yesterday moved to Midway Park COE on the other side of the lake. Not as scenic from my actual site, but a nice place […]

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Hot Springs, AR – Travel In Time

October 3, 2019

Ah – the beautiful and historic bathhouses of Hot Springs, now a National Park Service managed area. It would be exactly 40 years ago that this area used to be my stomping grounds. As a 20 year old, I was stationed to Little Rock AFB back in 1978-1979 as my first duty station out of […]

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Nashville & Memphis, TN – It’s All About The Music

September 26, 2019

In retrospect, only spending a week each in Nashville and Memphis was probably short sighted as there is so much to see in these two great cities. Also, waiting until I visited both of them to write this blog was also probably a mistake as I’ve got tons of pictures and stories to share. So, […]

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Charlestown, IN – Seeing Louisville

September 12, 2019

Though I was technically staying in the small town of Charlestown, IN, I was a short distance north and just across the Ohio River away from Louisville, KY. It would be Louisville that was my ultimate tourist destination, but I did find some interesting things to see and do in the Charlestown and surrounding area […]

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