Pre-Eclipse Events

With much excitement and great anticipation, we packed up our camper to head down to the Carbondale, IL area to view the total eclipse of the sun. We planned and plotted. We found a nice little campground in the Shawnee National Forest called Turkey Bayou. It is staffed by volunteers and free. There are no … Continue reading Pre-Eclipse Events

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The Free Fall to Beat All Free Falls (figuratively speaking)

Felix Baumgarner's unbelievable free fall Felix Baumgartner's free fall from the stratosphere. It's amazing to watch. It's out of this world to contemplate. It gives me the chills to watch. To just think of the trust he had have in his equipment, in his team, in his self. I was on the phone talking with … Continue reading The Free Fall to Beat All Free Falls (figuratively speaking)

Nothing beats the love and support of a good partner.

It is Sunday, September 30th and I am writing this at Governor Dodge State Park campsite 349 in our dark green 1999 Dodge Ram conversion van. I backed up the van to the electrical hookup just like a huge RV instead of this little van and pushed the cord to my lap top out the … Continue reading Nothing beats the love and support of a good partner.