This is the story of our cross-country trip & the interesting people and places we encounter. 
I mean, the two of us.. driving a BIG ol' truck.. pulling a monstrous RV.. 
What could possibly go wrong?

February 28, 2018

It really was our very first time..    but more on that a bit later.

After leaving the Keys, we drove across "Alligator Alley" to Florida's gulf side. They call it Alligator Alley for obvious reasons, and we saw lots of them. Fortunately, they are kept off the...

February 24, 2018

Whenever we have to back into a campsite, it always seems to attract a crowd. Not because of how stellar our driving skills are or how impressive our RV is, they've come to see Laurel and Hardy, two idiots who can't back up their RV to save their lives.

When we pulled...

February 21, 2018

We spent a total of nine days in the Keys traveling from Key Largo to Key West. We ate at many wonderful restaurants, kayaked, hiked many nice trails, went sight-seeing, toured storm damaged areas, and laid soundlessly on the beach. In hindsight, we probably could have...

February 21, 2018

Hurricane Irma not only scarred the landscape it also left an indelible scar on the psyche of many residents of the Keys. The horror/shock/disappointment of losing (all or part) of one's home, one's community, one's dreams in the blink of an eye will not quickly be for...

February 9, 2018

 These words were uttered by Larry Kahn, an editor for the Keynoter, a local Florida Keys newspaper as Hurricane Irma passed overhead early Sunday morning, on September 10th.

Irma slammed into the Keys as a CAT +4 (although some locals will tell you it was actually a CA...

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