Being here reminds me of being there.

Growing up my family moved around a lot, but we spent a good part of our early childhood living in Oklahoma City where my brother, sisters, and I were all born. The first house we all lived in together did not have air conditioning. Summer in Oklahoma, then as now, is hot and humid. My…

…along with preparation!

In my last post, I talked about how timing was everything and how the sequence in which you experience different things (movies or RV parks for example) can have an impact on your impressions and relationship with these things. While we can do what we can to mitigate this, we never know what we don’t…

Timing is everything

When the kids were little, most summers Mireille would pack the three up in whatever car we had at the time and drive them three days to visit her family in Quebec. Since it was a three-day trip there and another three days back, she always made it worth it and stayed for a month…

Year One – By the Numbers

I try and keep a log of where we stay, how much it cost, and our impressions of the place so we know where we would like to go back to and what RV Parks we would rather avoid if possible. Here is the raw dump of all the different campgrounds we stayed in Charlie…

11+ Months Already!

This Valentine’s Day will mark our first anniversary full timing in Charlie. In anticipation of more than one First Anniversary post idea, I thought I would bloviate on some observations over our first year to date. Many of these would seem obvious to someone who has been doing this for some time, but there are…

20 seconds of warm…

It’s a chilly evening but any night with a fire, a glass (or more) of wine, some music, and my Mireille, is a good night!