A Florida State Park Event on March, 31, 2018

A PIONEER DAY FESTIVAL at the SAVANNAS PRESERVE STATE PARK on March, 31, 2018 Take a step back in time during the annual Pioneer Day Festival on Saturday, March 31st from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., sponsored by the Friends of Savannas Preserve State Park. Visitors will experience living history as they explore how people in …

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Driving an RV or Car in the Keys

Camping in the Keys My wife and I are RV owners and we spend our spare time traveling around the US, finding interesting places to explore and generally just enjoying the wonders and people of this great country of ours. A week ago, we drove down to the Florida Keys and landed in a popular …

The Old Man in the Keys – Views of Life in the Keys of Florida

The Old Man in the Keys OK, I'm the OLD MAN in the Keys. I am staying down here for an indeterminate period of time (it has already been two months). As I roam around the Keys, I see things that are the same as decades ago, but I also see where a lot more …

How did I avoid Hurricane Matthew while camping in the Keys

The hurricane, Matthew was such a devastating force to the Southeast coast of the US. At the time it was approaching, I happened to be enjoying myself in my RV in a campground called Fiesta Key. It's a great campground, with nice amenities and an onsite restaurant/bar. On the other hand, its halfway down the …

Three Flags CG, a great overnight layover in Florida

  We're up and walking around this morning after a nice layover at the Three Flags campground (Thousand Trails) in Florida. It's not only a good CG to stay at for a week or so, but it's a great overnight stop being, right off of I-75 in Florida. I am a TT member so I …

Retro-Winnie-2 – Headlight Repair

The first of what I am sure will be several problems that will need upgrade or repair on my Retro-Winnie, has been my headlights. I drove on my shakedown trip to Virginia during daylight hours only, so I had no idea that my two right side headlights did not work properly. Click on the link …

My RETRO-WINNIE – The Journey begins for a pair of Seniors

HOORAH! We finally found a used motorhome that we can begin our next life journey in. If you have read the four posts I recently wrote here (each started with the title The Search - ) which describe our search for the perfect motorhome for my wife and I, then you will be relieved to know …

How to change your State Residency for Full-Timers

 Click on this link to read a very good article by a fellow camper who is also a full-timer. She provides some great information on why you should consider changing your state residency if you want to save money traveling around the country full time. She provides some great specifics on the most popular states …

LOVE BUGS and your RV or CAR

I know you have heard of these pesty insects, especially if you have traveled in Florida in a car or RV during the April, May, September or October months. You will be driving along enjoying the tropical beauty of Florida and suddenly there is a cloud of swarming insects crashing into your windshield. Looking closer, …

Back Home and Preparing for our TRIP

I can't believe that I have been so long without posting to my Blog. But ..... I do have an excuse, if you will allow me. Right after the last post, I went through a series of physical problems that sapped my desire to write.  I say physical problems and not illness' because I wasn't …

Wauchula TT Campground – the Dark Side

Yes, the Dark Side of going to the TT campground in Wauchula.You see, we went there in November of '09 for three weeks, and had a great time.  We had just left VA and our kids, and drove down to this CG and stayed for 3-weeks.The CG was not very crowded. and we were able …