Who We Are

We sold our home in June, 2007, and spent the next 7 1/2 years traveling full time in a Cross Roads Fifth Wheel. (We had been traveling during our summers for several years before going full time.) We loved the full-time lifestyle! Each summer we spent a month or two volunteering in State Parks, first in Indiana at McCormick's Creek State Park, near our family, then in later years as the grandchildren got older, at the Bluewater Lake State Park in New Mexico. We spent 6 months each winter at Cactus Gardens RV Resort in Yuma, AZ, where I worked mornings in the park office. The remaining months were spent on the road, seeing this great country of ours. Our favorite places are our National Parks. Anita loved photography and the freedom of digital photography, taking sometimes hundreds of photos in a day. We hiked as much as our legs will allow. We also really enjoyed square and round dancing as we travel across country, and meeting all the wonderful people who dance and/or travel.

But as in all things, there comes a time for change, and we decided it was time to create roots once more. In the fall of 2014, we purchased a home in Cactus Gardens, and in the spring of 2015, sold the 5th wheel. Anita also retired in the spring. We will continue to travel each summer, but for a shorter period of time. We hope to continue blogging about those trips, but it will obviously be on a more limited basis than in the past.

Please explore our past posts if you are interested in traveling this great country. You'll find an index in the left column. We hope you enjoy our blog, and appreciate all comments

Monday, May 12, 2008

Bailey's Point C.O.E., Barren River, KY

After a good visit on Friday morning with friend, Juanell, we moved north to Bailey’s Point on Barren Lake in Kentucky. Friday and Saturday had gorgeous weather, low seventies, lots of sun.

We walked on the park’s nature trail and through the campground, and then just enjoyed the afternoon outdoors in our lawn chairs. We planned to move to Shepherdsville on Sunday morning, but awoke to 40 mph winds and rain, so we stayed the extra night on Barren Lake.

Today, May 12, we are in Shepherdsville, KY, with friends, Jim and Helen. We will attend the Derby City Square Dance Festival here this week.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Looks like you are seeing such beautiful country! Beats our trip to North Dakota! We can't wait to see you. Have a safe trip! Jeanne and Chris