Navigation “lessons” and Gettysburg

While we were in New York visiting Sonia, Doug, and Liam, our youngest son Gregory mentioned that for my birthday he would like to get me a tour of the Gettysburg battlefield. I had wanted to go there forever, and in truth was planning to go after New York anyway, so this all worked out…

Our last night in Montmagny

One of the things Mireille and I find it hard to get used to as we continue our travels-with-charlie is how time does seem to fly! I do not know why it is, but I think it has to do with the fact that we do not spend enough time anywhere to get into the…

A bad road, a lovely park, a surreal meeting

After a week in Sioux Falls and becoming official South Dakotans, our next week would see us staying at the Hidden Ridge RV Resort near Hopkins, Michigan. It is said that the road to hell is paved with good intentions. After making our way from South Dakota to the Hidden Ridge RV Resort, I think…

Whew! (Arizona to Colorado)

  It has been a while since I last posted here. That is not because I haven’t had anything to say, but more because we have been busy. When last I wrote, we were crossing the two-month mark and were still in Mesa Arizona at the Mesa Regal RV Resort. We were there for a…

One month in…

Today is our one month anniversary living in Charlie. We have not gotten on the road yet. Charlie’s travels so far have been from Montgomery Alabama, where we picked him up, to Edmond Oklahoma. That said a month is a month, and we have learned some lessons and had some surprises. As such, I thought…

A philosophical interlude

I know there is nothing new here, Solomon said there was nothing new under the sun, so there is no reason to think this will be. I also know that all this has been said before, and better, by people throughout time. Still, as Zig Ziglar once said and I often quote, “We do not…

Homeward bound – part deux

Mireille worked in the CCU at a hospital in Oklahoma City for 20 years. In that time she came to know a lot of people. One of the people that she knows is still her doctor. When she was in seeing him the last time the subject of Charlie and our impending adventure came up….