Category Archives: Off the Beaten Path

Deusenberg

It’s a Doozy!

It’s a doozy, meaning it’s bizarre or extraordinary. Do you know where that term originated? The Deusenberg was a fabulous car in the 1920’s and 1930’s and when people saw them they’d say, “It’s a Doozy.” I happen to know

Deusenberg

It’s a Doozy!

It’s a doozy, meaning it’s bizarre or extraordinary. Do you know where that term originated? The Deusenberg was a fabulous car in the 1920’s and 1930’s and when people saw them they’d say, “It’s a Doozy.” I happen to know

The Summit

Panic on Mt. Washington, New Hampshire

Are you afraid of heights?  I’m not, but I may have mentioned that Hubby is. I rearrange our RV road travel so as not to encounter switchbacks, drop offs or steep inclines. So what was I thinking when I talked

The Summit

Panic on Mt. Washington, New Hampshire

Are you afraid of heights?  I’m not, but I may have mentioned that Hubby is. I rearrange our RV road travel so as not to encounter switchbacks, drop offs or steep inclines. So what was I thinking when I talked

Trash Talk

Every time we leave our campground we pass a house that intrigues me. A small blue clapboard with a screened porch and a detached garage. It sits on a few acres, a nondescript place, nicely kept and typical of many homes

Trash Talk

Every time we leave our campground we pass a house that intrigues me. A small blue clapboard with a screened porch and a detached garage. It sits on a few acres, a nondescript place, nicely kept and typical of many homes

Road Oddities

Traveling the back roads in the RV we have seen some odd sights. There’s no accounting for peoples taste when it comes to  how they dress, or the color they paint their home, or the items they choose to “decorate”

Road Oddities

Traveling the back roads in the RV we have seen some odd sights. There’s no accounting for peoples taste when it comes to  how they dress, or the color they paint their home, or the items they choose to “decorate”

GPS – Globally Positioned Somewhere?

There are two things you need to know about driving a motorhome towing a car, it can’t stop quickly and it can’t make a U or K-turn. This always creates some interesting (read that tense) moments in the cockpit when

GPS – Globally Positioned Somewhere?

There are two things you need to know about driving a motorhome towing a car, it can’t stop quickly and it can’t make a U or K-turn. This always creates some interesting (read that tense) moments in the cockpit when

Reversing Falls

Fun at Fundy, in search of the 50 foot Tide

From the wilds of Maine we head the motorhome east, across the border into New Brunswick, Canada. We heard the surf was up in the Bay of Fundy. Talk about extreme tides, each day the Bay of Fundy sees billions of  tons of seawater flow

Reversing Falls

Fun at Fundy, in search of the 50 foot Tide

From the wilds of Maine we head the motorhome east, across the border into New Brunswick, Canada. We heard the surf was up in the Bay of Fundy. Talk about extreme tides, each day the Bay of Fundy sees billions of  tons of seawater flow

Deep in the ♥ of Texas, Remember the Alamo

I love irony. I bring this up because I was clearing out a file  (An aside: traveling in a motorhome demands at least a nod towards neatness and organization. You can’t accumulate a lot of “stuff.”  Usually we operate under

Deep in the ♥ of Texas, Remember the Alamo

I love irony. I bring this up because I was clearing out a file  (An aside: traveling in a motorhome demands at least a nod towards neatness and organization. You can’t accumulate a lot of “stuff.”  Usually we operate under