In order to not confuse our travel adventures with my posts on Labeling and Good Manufacturing Practices (and in order to give Jere a place to post about our travels), we have started a new blog just covering our travel adventures. Come join us at Roaming the Back Roads (www.roamingthebackroads.com). You can find maps, summaries of our trip, pictures of … Read More
Update April 2016: See our blog, Roaming the Back Roads, for further stories of our travel adventures. Yes, I realize that it is already May 2016, but I promised that I would post updates on our trip and so I shall. October started out with us leaving Pahrump, NV on October 2nd and heading off to Las Vegas (just about … Read More
Update April 2016: See our blog, Roaming the Back Roads, for further stories of our travel adventures. From Bend we worked our way (slowly) down to Pahrump, Nevada, where we had reservations in an RV park for 3 weeks. Once we got a ways east, we were in what seemed like endless desert. Flat, hot, and going on and on … Read More
As you may have heard, I announced that Jere and I are planning to “run away from home” in our new (to us) RV. It’s actually happening! All goes well, we’ll be heading out next Monday, August 10th. Obviously, I can’t be stocking and shipping books while we’re on the road (not enough storage space, for one thing!). So, I’ve made arrangements … Read More
As a sort of pre-Memorial Day Weekend trip, Jere and I, accompanied by dogs Duke and Xena, went on a short jaunt north and then back down the coast. It was a trial run with the dogs in the RV, to see if they (and we) would be able to do it.
Running away from home in our new RV is turning out to be a little more complicated than one would think. So many things to consider and take care of. The biggest issue is getting rid of all our STUFF, since it won’t fit in the RV! The good news is that we’re making progress. The bad news … lots … Read More
Last month, Jere and I announced to family our intention to get an RV and “run away from home,” living and working on the road as we travel around the US seeing the sights and visiting friends and family. Yesterday it became a lot more REAL. I actually drove our new (to us) RV. Actually, it wasn’t as hard as I thought … Read More
I was just informed that our ranch, of which I have been the Operations Manager for 12 years, has been awarded the Private Landowner Stewardship Award by the Oregon Chapter of the Wildlife Society! The award is one of two civic recognitions they give out annually. From their website: “Private Landowner Stewardship Award “This civic award recognizes private landowners for implementing … Read More