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2019- The Year of Unpacking

Happy New Year friends. It’s hard to believe we are at the beginning of a brand new year.   For me, the past year feels like it passed in a blur even though it was filled with activity and adventures. I … Continue reading

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Tahoe Trip-Part Two-The Rest of the Story

Yesterday’s post was all about the run, which was the primary reason we traveled to Lake Tahoe but the family mini-vacation was the bonus. This is the rest of the story. Bella Box on Wheels did not get to go … Continue reading

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Tahoe Trip- Part One-Lessons We Learn From Our Children

“While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.” ― Angela Schwindt   We raise our children and hope they will be good human beings.  We do our best to teach … Continue reading

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The RV Series-Bella Comes Home

A little over three weeks ago, we dropped Bella Box on Wheels off at the Newmar factory in Nappanee Indiana for some warranty work and a little plastic surgery to fix an injury she received when she first came to … Continue reading

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A Dandelion in a Hurricane

It’s true the older we get, the faster time seems to go.   It’s hard to believe that February 1st was the one year anniversary of our retirement and we’ve been living full time in the RV for almost nine months. … Continue reading

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Catching up- Fever Christmas, Not My Dog and 2018?

WordPress keeps reminding me that I haven’t written anything for over a month.  I feel a little like the absent student who needs to turn in a months worth of homework I haven’t done. We all have those less than … Continue reading

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A Tidy Bundle of Grief and the Ermine Button

In June, just as we were starting our full-time RV life and journey across the country, my mother died. I wasn’t there. Because mom had been adamant that there be no formal funeral service, my sister and I  decided we’d … Continue reading

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Love, Loyalty and Old Dogs

I was reminded recently of the meaning of the word loyalty.   The concept of being true to your friends or standing firm in your support for someone or something.   I’m not sure there is anything more important in … Continue reading

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The RV Series- Getting Ready to Roll

We’re on the countdown to wheels rolling with just two more days in Newport Beach.   It’s been the best month.  I’ve fallen hopelessly in love with my granddaughter and have loved snuggling her newborn brother. PopPop Dave and I … Continue reading

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Beach Bumming-Learning to Surf!

I told you about our impending beach bum-i-ness a blog or so ago. Beginning the middle of August, we’re moving to an apartment at the beach where we’ll spend the following six months. The finding and renting process has been … Continue reading

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