Sharks, Sand, and the Greatest Show on Earth

We were excited to visit some friends who live in Venice, FL and get to do some sightseeing in the area. Venice was named after the Italian city. This Florida city is an “island” city on the Gulf of Mexico and to access it you must cross over multiple bridges. The Venice/Sarasota area is a … Continue reading Sharks, Sand, and the Greatest Show on Earth

Baseball, Gators, and Orange Ice Cream

I have been an Atlanta Braves baseball fan all my life. I can remember seasons when they routinely lost 100 games a year but I never gave up on them. I grew up about 20 minutes from the old Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium and have fond memories of going to games. Back then, the Braves were … Continue reading Baseball, Gators, and Orange Ice Cream

There’s Music in the Air

“Make...the world a bit better or more beautiful because you have lived in it.” - Edward Bok’s Grandmother Built in 1928-1929, Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales, Florida is a National Historic Landmark. Edward W. Bok made his fortune as an acclaimed author and publisher of Ladies Home Journal. During the winters, he and his … Continue reading There’s Music in the Air

2018 Piddlin’ Around Full-Timing Recap Part 2

Part 1 of this recap is here. Surprisingly, the locals snubbed their noses at us visiting Fairbanks, but we spent a week there and enjoyed the town. It was very touristy, but we enjoyed the well done Discovery Riverboat Trip on the Chena River. The folks in Fairbanks are a hardy bunch, sharing tales of … Continue reading 2018 Piddlin’ Around Full-Timing Recap Part 2

2018 Piddlin’ Around Full-Timing Recap Part 1

It is truly amazing how quickly the year has flown by. We had big plans for the year and fortunately we were able to pull them off. If you have been following our blog, you know that we sold our house and dispersed our belongings to travel full time in our RV. It was a … Continue reading 2018 Piddlin’ Around Full-Timing Recap Part 1

RV Full-Timer’s “Don’t Leave Home Without” List

In addition to our Christmas List post we wanted to discuss the items that you will want to have for your rig. Several of these items are made by multiple manufacturers, but these are the ones that we own and use where indicated. Look at reviews and such for the ones that would work best … Continue reading RV Full-Timer’s “Don’t Leave Home Without” List