Author: jim


As one would expect while sitting in Paradise, Colette’s gypsy blood has started churning, and that can only mean one thing – time to either pack ...

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Headed to the Smokies


For the record, Colette has been officially banned from arranging any “vacations” unless she will be participating.  She has now been put on noti...

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Canyon Dreams


There has been a noticeable silence here on the RT blog.  In fact, if you’re counting, it’s been almost 22 months since the last post. During our...

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A Year In The Making


The National Park, not the Games. We’ve been waiting a long time to get here, and it was well worth waiting for.  With an RV, the journey is just a...

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Welcome to The Olympics


The Oregon coast held very big hopes for the both of us and we’ve been anticipating touring the Pacific Northwest since we began our RV adventure in...

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Chasing Superlatives


Alternate post title: WHEW, we made it home.    First the cruise, then a couple fun days in Key Largo snorkeling the reefs in Pennekamp Stat...

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Back to Reality


Sometimes it’s nice to take a step back and get back to your roots.  Since it’s not often that we make it to the Midwest, we decided to do a big ...

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Road Trip!


With a sudden work trip to DC interrupting our northward-bound movement, we ended up with a two week stop in Orange County (referred to as the O.C.) s...

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Holy Jim and the O.C.

We’ve talked about making the trip out to Catalina Island since we were here last winter, and once we discovered that we could get Colette’s boat ...

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Catalina Island


We thoroughly enjoyed our entire time at the Chula Vista RV Resort for many reasons, from the nightly sunsets over the San Diego Harbor to the wonderf...

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Santee Shuffle

Sycuan Casino Camping

If we did a key word search through our posts I’m guessing a popular phrase would be “good thing we’re flexible”.   That holds true for t...

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Sycuan Casino

Another gorgeous day sailing out of the San Diego Harbor into the Pacific in search of whales and dolphins, this time aboard Captain Guy’s 60’ 192...

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The Allure of Sailing

What better way to spend a Saturday than sailing!   Good friends, good food, and good adult beverages with our sailing compadre Chris and crew ab...

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Living The Dream

Sometimes, boys gotta be boys.  And that means he-man boy-time in the man cave of your choice.    Since my buddy Silk just picked up a ...

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Boys Gotta Be Boys