I am a world traveler! Well, I am traveling the continental US, at least.
Amelia Earhart’s Entries
As some of you may recall, prior to our leaving on our year-long adventure, we found a family of squirrels living inside a porch column. We were told that having squirrels nearby is considered a lucky sign or symbol. However, it didn’t feel that way since the squirrel family dined on our wood, made a [...]
My friend Suzanne gave us an ominous warning which we clearly did not heed. One of her specific suggestions, based on her six-month long RV trip, was not to pack too much stuff. Oh boy, I wish we had listened to this suggestion more…now we have to live with the consequences. Perhaps it would not [...]
Fracking, the newest environmental threat that people are talking about. Environmentalists, of course, say it is bad for the environment polluting the water and surrounding area(s). Discussions have also occurred that perhaps it actually causes earthquakes. Of course there is another side to the story, as there always is, and that side consists of energy [...]
Flat Stanley – an enjoyable book that my than six year-old loved reading so much that we purchased the sequel. In fact, he made a Flat Stanley paper doll that we planned on taking on our various adventures. Our school even planned on having other students send other Flat Stanleys that they planned to make [...]
Nothing can strike fear into a 40 year-old (plus) mom then heading into Louisiana during Mardi Gras. I have heard some ribald stories about Bourbon Street and it was with a bit of trepidation that we entered the state. After all, no one wants to see my doubloons any longer…gravity and having two children have [...]
We left Florida after almost two months, meeting a lot of full-timers and other families on similar trips as ours, and we headed to Alabama. The difference was stark and immediate. Alabama seemed seriously depressed, maybe it has always been that way but a lot of the stores were closed and business activities seemed almost [...]