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The Remainder of Puget Sound

          Hidden Cove Marina John and Sadie rowing ashore in Zephyr My kayak hits the water for the first time on the new journey! Add images from phone!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!     Cascade Range from Puget Sound Sunset … [Read more...]

At Last… The Journey Continues!!

At the crack of dawn on July 14th John and I began our long-awaited Journey on Summer Breeze. My wonderful team of “roadies” was down to one after losing Jazzy last year but Sadie, who got her sea legs while traveling in the motorhome, was all in … [Read more...]

Between Then and Now

During the summer of 2014, after three years of full time travel… in The Beast… with my “roadies” (Jazzy and Sadie), my father asked me a life changing question. “Can you stop, and help me?” I was only making a pit-stop in my hometown of Longview … [Read more...]

Between Then and Now

During the summer of 2014, after three years of full time travel… in The Beast… with my “roadies” (Jazzy and Sadie), my father asked me a life changing question. “Can you stop, and help me?” I was only making a pit-stop in my hometown of Longview … [Read more...]

The Journey Continues (Part 1)

I’m long past due with my writing, I know. And now it’s hard to know how to begin again… mostly because I’m not really sure who my audience is anymore, and how many have kept up with my time off the road on Facebook. After my long silence how many … [Read more...]

Parting with “The Beast”!

Yes, I’ve been mulling this over for quite some time, and making the final decision has not been easy. “The Beast”, my 35′ Winnebago, has been so good to me! More than 40,000 miles together and rarely a problem. That’s a … [Read more...]

Product Review- Alps Mountaineering Sleeping Pad

Review of the ALPS Mountaineering Lightweight Series Air Pad – Double This review of the ALPS Mountaineering Lightweight pad is produced in collaboration with 3beds.com, where James and his team review and rate airbeds and pads.  A few words … [Read more...]

2016 Journey in Focus Calendar

Back by popular demand! My 2016 Calendar is available for ordering. Remember that they make lovely gifts!  Orders can be placed through the “Art, Books and More” page. (Button at top of Home page.) Calendar cover Interior images … [Read more...]

The Road Home

I can hardly believe it’s been more than six months since my last post. With all the changes going on in my life I decided to give myself a sabbatical from my writing and get settled (3 moves in one year) and comfy before carrying on. I joined … [Read more...]

Top Eleven Favorite Places from MY Journey in Focus

As many of you know, I’ve relinquished my “full-time road warrior” status in order to be closer to my parents in my hometown of Longview Washington. Here, I am within minutes of my Dad’s house as well as my Mom and Stepdad’s, and all four of my … [Read more...]