Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Day One

At the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Day One We made it!  Cross one more item off of our bucket list.   After traveling through Nevada, Utah and Colorado we made it to New Mexico and the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta. We wanted to experience this for a long time.  When we got an email from Escapees back in

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Lake Tawakoni Thousand Trails

Lake Tawakoni & Venus Texas [Sidebar] We had very poor internet access after leaving southern Florida – so we are now catching up on our video and blog postings. Lake Tawakoni Texas – Thousand Trails March 2017   Central Texas  We are on our way west to the Escapee Escapade in Tucson Arizona.  We stopped

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Clerbrook Golf and RV Resort at Clermont

Clerbrook Golf and RV Resort When we traveled south through Florida in December, we stayed at Thousand Trails Orlando and Christine really enjoyed the park.  Unfortunately my dad fell ill, and I flew to Oregon while Christine stayed with the dogs in Orlando.  Because of this I did not spend much time at the Orlando Thousand Trails.  We were

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Westward Ho!

Westward Ho Pacific Coast, Here We Come After spending almost 3 months in Florida, we are back on the road and heading west to California and Oregon.  We started our journey westward at M-RV park in Moore Haven, Florida.  Yeah!  Westward Ho! Getting our new glass for our door Next we stopped at RV Glass Solutions

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South Central Florida

South Central Florida We decided to try out a private RV park near Lake Okeechobee after seeing the prices to stay on the Keys, and Miami did not excite us.  We found M RV Resort in Moore Haven.  The reviews were good and the price was right. Many of the reviews indicated that the biggest

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We Are Snowbirds!

We Are Snowbirds in Central Florida I can’t believe we are actually Snowbirds!  In November we traveled from Northern New York through the eastern US visiting many of my ancestral stomping grounds in Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee and Kentucky.  We stopped over to visit good friends in Atlanta and arrived in Florida on

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Family History Tour – Tennessee and Kentucky

Our Last Family History Episode – Family History Tour – Tennessee and Kentucky In our previous episodes, we visited Jeff’s family’s ancestral homes in Pennsylvania and West Virginia.  We were able to explore both his dad’s father’s ancestry as well as his mother’s dating back to the early 1700’s. This is the last episode of

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Washington North Carolina

Which Washington North Carolina? In doing our genealogy – family history research Jeff identified property that his 4th Great-Grandfather owned in Washington North Carolina.  And we are there! Only problem, reading the history of Washington in North Carolina we find out that the area of Washington in 1750 became a county in North Carolina that later became

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Genealogy On The Road

How we did our Genealogy On The Road Genealogy is a popular pastime for many.  There are several programs on TV like Who do you think you are? on the TLC cable channel that are fun to watch.  We are traveling down the eastern states on our way to Florida and Jeff has ancestors that emigrated

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Shenandoah Junction

 Family History stop #3 – Shenandoah Junction Our trip following Jeff’s ancestors has taken us from Lancaster Pennsylvania to Shenandoah Junction in the northern Shenandoah Valley, West Virginia. Map of Shenandoah Junction Fits and Starts Jeff’s 5th Great Grandfather Melchor Engle purchased two tracts of land from Lord Fairfax, along Elk Branch.  We initially thought

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