Category Archives: Travel

Big South Fork-Van Trip #1

Van trip #1, DONE! A “shakedown” as our next-door neighbor told us. He knows, he and his wife are becoming regular RVers. They purchased “Cousin Eddie’s” rig last year at what we have been told was a very favorable price. … Continue reading

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Van Life Begins

We finally picked up our van and what an adventure we had… Continue reading

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Medicine Bow-Backpack #88

Almost every year for the last 20, we and a group of friends have taken a late August multi-day trek. Over the years we have hiked in areas whose beauty would have remain hidden to us had we not shouldered … Continue reading

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“Coming Around”

I am finally “coming around” after landing home seven days ago. My expectation of a quick recovery was highly inflated. With 10 days spent above 5,300′, five of those above 10,500′, I have been slow to settle back in my … Continue reading

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Vanlife…

This happened last week, in Ohio… We left her at the dealership for a while, we still have a foot trip to take before we can focus on van adventures. But oh, the places we will go…

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Apex, NC, in search of a RV…

I briefly mentioned in my last post that we are thinking about truck campers and camper vans. Actually, John has been thinking about campers for a long time, I am fairly new to the game. I have been waiting for … Continue reading

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Five things….

“Five things”, is that even still a thing? Is blogging still a thing?! Certainly, it hasn’t been with me. So many things to do and so little time spent recording them, hikes hiked, trips taken, little successes, little moments, all … Continue reading

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Riding the Creeper, Abingdon to Damascus and Back…

May 22-23, 2021 Abingdon is a small, historic town tucked in the Blue Ridge mountains of southwest VA and a favorite destination of many. A two hour drive separates us from this charming town with a handful of trendy eats, … Continue reading

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The Cleveland Way, Day 10, Scarborough to Filey

Planned mileage: 12.0Actual mileage: 10.5 Accomodations: Abbots LeighRating: Good Dear Leslie and Mike, Another mini update tonight.  WE ARE DONE! We have mixed emotions about being done, we have immensely enjoyed the scenery and each other’s company.  Being out everyday … Continue reading

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The Cleveland Way, Day 9, Robin Hood's Bay to Scarborough

Actual Hike: We took the bus to Scarborough and walked back toward Robin Hood’s BayExpected Mileage: 14.0Actual Mileage: 10.0 Worst Part of the Day: Wishing we had hiked instead of taken the busBest Part of the Day: Taking the bus … Continue reading

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