Sep 172013

New and wannabe fulltimers sometimes worry that they will be all alone out here on the road, surrounded by strangers. And then they are surprised at how many friends they quickly make and how often they run into them over and over again all over the country. We’ve had several friends visit us since we’ve […]

Aug 312013

So what’s worse than getting up at 7 o’clock in the morning? Getting up at 7 o’clock in the morning on another gray, ugly day. Yeah, that’s what it was again yesterday. (Heavy sigh.) Here are a couple of pictures taken in the early afternoon to give you a feel for the place. People here […]

Aug 302013

When I saw the above on a sign in front of a business yesterday, I knew exactly how they feel. It’s been cold, windy and rainy for days now, as it has been for much of our summer, and we’re getting very tired of the gloom. Our original plan was to leave the Long Beach […]

Aug 162013

After picking up our mail yesterday, we drove down to Seaside, Oregon to make a bank deposit, since that’s where the closest Bank of America branch is. Okay, Miss Terry drove, because to get to Seaside involves crossing the Columbia River on the Astoria-Megler Bridge. If you’ve been following our travels for very long, you […]