A Tick Bite

A Tick Bite

I don’t do well with stinging, biting insects. I react both emotionally and physiologically, and it’s not pretty. In our RV travels, we’ve encountered pesky bugs almost every place we’ve been. My husband Michael takes them in stride. But then, bugs rarely bite or...
World’s Largest RV Show

World’s Largest RV Show

I’m thinking the RV Show at the Florida State Fairgrounds last January lived up to its advertising hype of being the largest RV show in the world. Vendors filled three huge halls with exhibits. Outside the exhibition halls, organizers had compressed thousands of RVs...
A Rogue Wave

A Rogue Wave

We forced ourselves to walk along the beach in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. It felt compulsory since our RV park was just across Ocean Boulevard, with only sand dunes separating the road from the Atlantic Ocean. We were not beach people. Just to be able to say I’d done...
Letting Go

Letting Go

“I know about yanking up roots,” I muttered under my breath, “but this is not how I wanted to do it.” “What’d you say?” My husband looked up from the newspaper, suddenly interested. I stood at the table’s end on the lanai, looking out at my orchid collection. I had...
My Helpful Husband

My Helpful Husband

After two years of RV travel, I finally agreed to Michael’s broken-record pleas that we sell the house and go fulltime on the road in our RV. Now I faced the undeniable need to reduce our possessions by at least half. It was time to purge. Packing up all this stuff...
An RV Armistice

An RV Armistice

Despite trappings to the contrary, not everything about RVing is peace and love. This story is an example of RV disharmony. Yes, it can happen. Who would have thought a GPS navigational system could bring two reasonably intelligent, even-tempered old coots to a...