This week David and I celebrated a milestone: our 3rd anniversary of full timing! We left Richmond, VA on June 14, 2017 and we had no idea what a wonderful life awaited us. We have traveled over 50,000 miles and have stayed in 171 sites. Our adventures have taken us to many breath taking places … Continue reading Celebrate! Celebrate!
Last week we made our way quickly to a campground so we could stay in one place for a while. We had been asked to leave Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument because they suddenly closed the campground. The state parks in Arizona are still open but who knows for how long. We decided that a … Continue reading Hunkered Down – Camp Verde/Sedona AZ
We had found a wonderful boondocking spot outside of Camp Verde, AZ. We made some new friends and had a great view of the area mountain range. It also gave me a chance to really test our new solar panels. They worked quite well and we never pulled out the generators the entire time we … Continue reading We Got Our Kicks on Route 66
The Sinagua people, ancestors of the Hopi and Yavapai communities, inhabited the Verde Valley from 1125 to 1400 A.D. They built their dwellings on top of hills or into the sides of the surrounding mountain cliffs. There are a number of Indian ruins throughout this region and two of them have been preserved as National … Continue reading Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot
A bonus of full timing is that you get to meet people from different places and oftentimes you form lasting friendships and cross paths with those friends quite frequently. We took our camper to Mesa, which is in the Phoenix area, for some repairs. We knew that our friends, Glenn and Marsha, were camping north … Continue reading Exploring the Verde Valley