The first leg of the trip we were at our Uncle Eric’s Christmas tree farm and they have a jacuzzi. We went through their forest which we called “spooky forest” which turned into “golf ball forest” after we found over 100 golf balls. We set off fireworks for the holiday too. We also saw an [...]
Our first stop was the Christmas tree farm; my uncle and aunt own the farm, yeah. They have 20 acres of property that contains Christmas trees and two overgrown forests on either side of the property. There is one oak tree in the back, corner of the property that would make an excellent treehouse. I [...]
While we were in Silverton, we attended two BBQ’s, plus we grilled on the 4th of July. Nothing goes better with BBQ than cold beer, so I took the opportunity to fill a few growlers. I was able to visit the Seven Brides Brewery in Silverton to sample what they had to offer. The facility was relatively [...]
We are back on the road after spending a week with Eric and Maggie. They were gracious enough to put up with us for a week as we eased into RV life. We were able to park the rig on a corner of their 20 acres, and tap into their water and power. This allowed [...]
Our adventure starts today. There will be no more false starts, no more excuses, no more postponements. We are leaving for (at least) a year, starting in Wednesday, June 29th, 2011.
We are making the final push before we leave. We had going away party on Saturday (thank you Mike and Hallie) and we rented a storage unit last week. We will be moving the furniture this Wednesday and Amelia will be taking the RV out with a girlfriend and her kids when school ends this [...]
We have been writing this blog for a couple of purposes: 1) to inform family and friends of our preparations for this trip, and our (mis)daventures when we finally leave; and 2) to maybe make a little money to help put a dent in our gas bill. Our expectations are very low, and so far, [...]
Women remember what it was like to be in labor – painful, hard work? Plus the fear and uncertainty of not knowing what is going to happen during or after the process. I am in labor, even though our 14,000 pound baby is already parked in the driveway. Yes, I’m in a lot of pain – 14,000 [...]