Month: May 2019

Confessions Of A Hot Dog Pimp (Part 1)

In 1988, I sold Creative Photo, my beloved Western Massachusetts camera store / portrait studio / custom framing shop to a customer with both too much money and not enough common sense (who then proceeded to run it…and my heart…into the ground in less…

Latitude 45

Hello from the picnic table at site 47 at Petoskey RV Resort. As the Southeast US sizzles in a heat wave, Lynn and I are trying to convince ourselves to stay outside in this chilly weather here in Northern Michigan and not run back…

It’s Starting To Get Fun

We arrived on Friday May 17 at Steamboat Park Campground, outside of Grand Rapids, MI for a seven night stay. On our way and with Julie almost to a half tank, we fueled up for the first time. We’ve noticed a trend in Michigan…

[Name Redacted]

For the record, I really don’t like Hooters. Mediocre wings…Low-end beer…Just plain tacky. However, this is not to say I don’t appreciate tacky dive bars or smiling young women in revealing poly-blend outfits in shades of orange otherwise only used by Carnival Cruise Lines…….

Once A Pelican

Of all the memories of my former “life on the road” business travel, I’m going to start on the West Coast with a bird theme, circa 2008. With only 20 days since we sold our Charleston home…I’m missing the backyard birds that provided wonderful…

Three Weeks…Still Married…

Hello from the KOA Campground in Coloma / St. , Michigan where, in addition to still being happily married…after three weeks it is still chilly, dreary and rain is in the forecast. But hey, this is our first campground with full hookups as the…

Julie And Velvet Get Hitched

May 1, 2019…7:25PM at Potato Creek State Park in I’m Not Exactly Sure, Indiana is the moment that we began our new chapter as full time travelers. Today has had some twists and turns, starting with a 7:30AM doorbell ring by a smiling Newmar…