I lay in bed and think, is it just me? As I age my body feels like it’s slowing down at a much more rapid pace. My walks are shorter, […]
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This morning Sydney and I packed up our camp once again while Jagger watched excitedly. Once we completed our job we all loaded into the Workhorse. Then I hitched up […]
This area became famous in the 1800’s as the final resting spot for settlers who had traveled the Oregon Trail from Independence, Missouri. Those stopping here knew they had a rough trail ahead and they let their livestock feed on the grassland and water in the the Snake river…
“Happy but hiding from the COVID-19 Virus” can summarize this very long past year. I celebrated when the fireworks went off marking the beginning of 2021. Happy new year and I hope it has started well for each of you. While I’ve stayed at a combination of National Forest, State Parks, and Thousand Trails campgrounds with a Casino thrown in the mix, I’ve been able to find a spot every night during the 2020 lockdowns in Idaho, Washington, Oregon, California, and now Arizona.
Can it get any worse? Well probably. I am still waiting on my Thousand Trails membership upgrade to finalize and there are so many holes in my reservations for the Summer. But with all this, we move on knowing this year, like no other will be full of last-minute changes that are unsettling to me.
This is a continuation of our 2019 Northern Trek to Washington State. Since I took a blog break in 2019 I have condensed many days of travel log and photos into just a few blogs. This is the second in that series.
For reading the Retired Vagabond state journal Archives, click on the state names that are highlighted “RED“. For written reviews of the individual campgrounds, click on those that are also […]
Jagger and I passed our five year anniversary last February 2019. During those five years, we’ve visited thirty states across America, traveling over a hundred thousand miles.
I wake to temperatures in the low 30’s which seems the norm here in the Payson, Arizona area this time of year, What was I thinking?
[alert-note]Health Update: The Orthopedic Doctor is recommending a “Vertebral Augmentation – Kyphoplasty” procedure. Has anyone had experience with this? I’m a little nervous about having cement injected into my vertebrae. [/alert-note] I’m […]
We’re off to visit Newport Harbor (Oregon of course). It’s a town along the Oregon coast just North of our camp at Tillicum Beach. Here just inside the harbor beyond […]
It’s our last day here at Humbug Mountain State Park and while we’ve been to most of the places and seen most of the things we wanted to see, there […]