RV Life

There is No Turning Around in BAM

June 29, 2018

“Happiness is not the absence of problems, its the ability to deal with them.”   – Steve Marabou We last wrote about spending five wonderful days at Casey’s Riverside RV Resort in Oakridge, Oregon. There we enjoyed the whitewater rapids of the Willamette River as it begins its journey down the westside of the Cascade Range. […]

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Oregon’s Lakes and Rivers, and Waterfalls

June 23, 2018

This week was a reflective time, filled with good memories. As we left the beaches on the Pacific Ocean, we ventured inland and into Oregon’s forests. We were awestruck by their beautiful lakes, rivers, and waterfalls. We explored and discovered new locations and we revisited some of our favorites. And, as we enjoyed the enhanced […]

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Oregon: Bandon, Bullard’s and Beaches

June 15, 2018

Oregon: Bandon, Bullard’s and Beaches Oregon — cool temperatures, green trees, rivers, beaches and the Pacific Ocean— couldn’t come soon enough after three hot, rough days traveling across Arizona and up California. Arriving at Bullard’s Beach State Park near Bandon Oregon, we were reminded how wonderful the Oregon State Parks System is.  The Perfect Camping Site […]

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Glacier National Park: Fire and Ice and Change

September 7, 2017

I will be the first to admit that things change. But, I was not prepared for the changes I would experience during our recent visit to Glacier National Park. It had been 50 years, since I last visited.  It was the summer of 1967, and I was traveling the western United States with my parents […]

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The Peninsula, Problems and Pulled Over

August 24, 2017

Happiness is not the absence of problems, it’s the ability to deal with them.  ― Steve Maraboli, Tim and I reserved ten days in August to discover and explore the Olympic Peninsula. The Peninsula contains many of the last unexplored places in the contiguous United States. We found the Peninsula to be amazing and, for […]

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Laughter and Other Endearing Qualities

August 9, 2017

Deborah and I continue to talk about being together 24/7 and living in a small space. It seems that everything has become ‘we’.  The highs lift us, the lows confront us, and the laughter creates magical rides. Day Tripper We are throughly enjoying traveling and moving BAM about 100-miles at a time and spending 3-4 days taking daily explorations in our Jeep. […]

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Wine, Women, and the Unexpected

July 21, 2017

This week presented three varied but equally opulent experiences, as narrated by Tim. We first enjoyed the majestic Oregon Coast at Newport,then yummy wine in the Willamette Valley at McMinnville, Oregon, and finally  witnessed the regeneration of nature in the aftermath of the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens, in southern Washington. Togetherness I have to admit, […]

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Let Your Life Surprise You!

July 14, 2017

Don’t be in such a rush to figure everything out. Embrace the unknown and let your life surprise you.  Last week’s title was “There was no where to go, but everywhere”. This week’s, “Let Your Life Surprise You” presented us with time, so many “everywheres” to go, and some delightful surprises! BAM and Junction City […]

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Unexpected Joys of Accepting Invitations

June 23, 2017

The best wines are the ones we drink with friends. Yellowstone whetted our appetite for National Parks and the great outdoors. It was a spectacular experience and has us planning a return trip to explore more of the Park and the surrounding areas. But, we bid a good-bye to Yellowstone and began our journey to […]

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Our 5 Day Adventure in Yellowstone National Park

June 16, 2017

I wish that all of nature’s magnificence, the emotion of the land, the living energy of place could be photographed. – Annie Leibowitz Old Faithful, Mammoth Hot Springs, Fishing Bridge, Yellowstone Lake, bears, buffalo, elk, deer, moose, wolves and thousands of tourists, domestic and foreign.  We saw it all. There are 59 National Parks in […]

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