camping, Out West, Travel

In Six Months>>>

Long ago in a state far, far to the east, a girl had a dream.  Her dream was to touch the rim of the Grand Canyon, to hike through the Narrows in Zion, to watch the light change in the Antelope Canyon, to see hoodoos and the sunrise at Horseshoe Bend. This week, that dream… Continue reading In Six Months>>>

Books, camping, Things I Love


It's been so long since I've written a blog post that I couldn't remember how to log in. After months of saying to myself, "Just write something!" I am finally, literally just writing something, hoping to get the ball rolling. What I've Been Reading: Surprise! I love to read. As the first quarter of 2017 comes… Continue reading Rusty

Maine Camping Trip, Travel

Road Trip to Acadia: Part Three

After taking a bit of a recovery day on our first full day in Acadia, we were ready to get out and explore on Day Two.  We had a fishing/sightseeing tour scheduled for 1:00, so we decided to drive up to Cadillac Mountain in the morning just to take in the views. The day was… Continue reading Road Trip to Acadia: Part Three


Road Trip to Acadia: Part One

Day One: Spartanburg to Annapolis, MD It seems like the hardest part of taking a vacation is actually getting on the road. When we hitched the van to the camper to finally leave town, it was very inconsistent starting.  We swung by a car parts store and hoped it was just the battery, which turned… Continue reading Road Trip to Acadia: Part One

Maine Camping Trip, Travel

Tomorrow We Drive

The camper is in the driveway, the luggage has been pulled out of storage... we are leaving tomorrow for our camping trip in Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Isle in Maine.  The trip takes almost 19 hours from our home in South Carolina, so we will break it up by staying tomorrow night in… Continue reading Tomorrow We Drive

Family, Out West, Travel

Day Two: Keystone, SD to Billings, MT

Good morning, South Dakota! We woke up, packed up, and went on the hunt for a substantial breakfast in Keystone.  TripAdvisor suggested the Powder House, and it did not disappoint! Some of us had the regular fare of pancakes and bacon, and some of us had trout and bison for breakfast.  It was all delicious… Continue reading Day Two: Keystone, SD to Billings, MT