Maintenance and a quick visit with Raven and Chickadee

Rain continued to accompany us on our travel days as we headed down to Grants Pass, Oregon. Continue reading Maintenance and a quick visit with Raven and Chickadee

In and around charming Bend, Oregon

So much has been blogged about how beautiful and charming the city of Bend is.  We scheduled a five-day stop to experience what the buzz was all about.  During our short visit, we saw why some folks we’ve met have gushed about it and considered moving here.

We learned that Bend offers a good balance of beautiful scenery surrounded by several majestic peaks of the Cascade Mountains.  And we loved the laid-back lifestyle and diversity of outdoor activities.  Although our late October arrival date made us subject to some chilly and rainy weather, we really enjoyed this place. Continue reading In and around charming Bend, Oregon

Our Top 7 Favorite Biking Trails – 1st Anniversary Post Part 2

Why 7?  Because we just couldn’t fit all of our favorites in a Top 5!

When we’re at an RV park or near a place with good biking trails, we try to take advantage of them as much as we can (weather permitting).  As Steve keeps reminding me, If we have to lug these bikes around let’s use them.  Okay, lets do it! Continue reading Our Top 7 Favorite Biking Trails – 1st Anniversary Post Part 2

Our Top 10 Favorite Hikes – 1st Anniversary Post

A year ago today (March 1st, 2012), Steve and I made the final move into our RV and began our adventures on the road.  Wow, how time flies!  One of our goals is to continue to be active and exercise whenever we can.  As you might guess, in this lifestyle it can be easy to just sit, blog, eat, blog, read, blog and fail to get our blood flowing and pumping.  To commemorate our first year of full-timing, we thought it would be fun to share our favorite hiking and biking trails.  Who knows, you might find yourself in the neighborhood of one of these locales and decide to give it a try. Continue reading Our Top 10 Favorite Hikes – 1st Anniversary Post