Reflections on the RVE Summit

There have been wonderful reports and reflections on the weekend of February 24-26, The RV Entrepreneur Summit. All of these summations have been beautifully written and informative, and delightfully funny! The photos have been nothing less than amazing, especially the night photography sessions with Joe Hendricks! Rather than just review my take on the sessions, […]

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What if you were poor and living semi-homeless in an RV park?

Would anyone know?  Would they recognize your homelessness if they saw it?   When we bought our motorhome and moved into it full-time, we spent a month in an RV Park in our hometown, finishing with work and personal obligations.  It was mid-summer and hot…very hot.   We happened to be parked on the last row […]

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Why do I wear earrings?

Rain, Rain, Go Away

You know that nursery rhyme – rain, rain, go away, come again another day. Well, living in an RV brings a whole new level to that little ditty. Living in less than 300 sq. ft. has delightful benefits, but one of them isn’t never being able to go outside. If you are in a 2,000 […]

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Abandoned buildings

Why are we always fascinated with old dilapidated buildings, run-down, abandoned and left to rot and fall. Perhaps it is a curiosity about what causes a person to leave a structure they worked so hard to create? After all, most old, abandoned buildings were hand built, using whatever materials might be available where the builder […]

When is a cafe better than a Storybook?

It truly was a delight to have lunch at a charming little cafe in Glen Rose Texas, called the Storiebook Cafe. It is housed in an old gas station and converted garage. The cafe is a mixture of eclectic tables, chairs and knickknacks, but the real treasures are the bookshelves that line the walls. Every […]

The office of the former owner of the plant. Messy.

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Where’s Chip? A Visit to Magnolia Market

Well, all you HGTV lovers, feast your eyes on where we spent  Black Friday – at the “Fixer Uppers” newly opened Magnolia Market in downtown Waco, Texas. If you follow the show, you know the stars – Chip and Joanna Gaines – decided a while back to purchase a mostly abandoned block downtown, which had silos […]

October Journal

We have been in the DFW Texas area for about four weeks, arriving here early October, to spend some quality time with our son, daughter-in-law and two of our grandsons.  It has been a whirlwind of activity is as typical to  most families with 6-to-9-year-olds. Baseball games and practices, church and friend activities, school and […]

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Technology haters, listen up.

I know these days it is popular to hate technology, and how it has overtaken our lives.  While I’m not interested in arguing the point with anybody, I would like to say I am a 60+ grandmother who has embraced the advances of the digital information age.  In the past few weeks, I’ve: had a […]

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