Posts Categorized: Life

RV lessons

Lessons continue in our RV adventure.  Every time we take out our tiny house on wheels, something new is learned. ‘Always check the weather and plan accordingly’ was the next slap upside the head. Eight years ago, when our daughter was in college at Humboldt State, Mike, our son, and I picked her up during… Read more »

On Vikings and marijuana baked goods

The Russian River has moods. Originally known by the Southern Pomo Native Americans of the area as “east water” Ashokawna,  or “big water” Bidapte, in the short time I’ve lived here I’ve come to feel about the river like I did about Maui’s ocean: just looking at it lowers my blood pressure and fills me… Read more »

On the road again

On the road again! We’re traveling in a whole new way now that we’ve relocated (temporarily) to California. I’ve long had a thirst for the road. I’m not sure if it’s a culmination of my very early life with my parents, living in a van in the sixties and seventies, or if it’s the result… Read more »

We aren’t in #Hawaii any more.

Well, Toto, we aren’t in Hawaii any more. At least for now. What is this heresy? I know, I know…those of you who follow my blog may have noticed I fell off the map after daily blogging about our epic vacation in British Columbia back in September. Well, that’s because in October my life pretty… Read more »

Sighting a wild wolf: #traveling #Canada

Sighting a wild wolf in Canada is a haunting thing. Seated in our brightly colored plastic Adirondack chairs on the deck, watching the river at low tide and sipping our morning beverages, a howl from the other side of the river lifted the hair on the backs of our necks. Long and low, echoing across… Read more »