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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Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry West Virginia We are surprised how close Harpers Ferry and even Washington DC is to where Melchor Engle took his family when he moved from Lancaster Pennsylvania to the Shenandoah Valley. Map Of Shenandoah Junction & Harpers Ferry relationship Almost the entire town of Harpers Ferry is part of the Harpers Ferry National

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Lancaster (Back on the Road)

Lancaster Pennsylvania We are on the road, turning family history into a story we can share with our kids and grandchildren.  Jeff’s ancestors on his father’s side came to America in the early 1700’s.  Travelling from northern New York to Florida is the perfect opportunity to explore a few of the places they lived. Our

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Sturbridge Massachusetts

Sturbridge Massachusetts August 2016 After attending the FMCA Rally in West Springfield Massachusetts, we traveled less than an hour to our next camping spot in Sturbridge Massachusetts.  For the first time we are staying in the one place for 3 weeks!  This is what traveling by RV is all about for us – taking the

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Cold Weather RVing

COLD Weather RVing in Oregon and California Note – sorry for the long post, but this is a story that’s best told all together.  Our thoughts about COLD weather RVing for the most part is WHY?  We have had various camping methods since the early 80’s, and I have to admit that we have been

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Solar For Lola!

We have Solar for Lola! It’s been a long time coming, we have solar for Lola.  AM Solar came through, and we installed 4 160 watt solar panels on the Roof.  Originally we were looking at 6 100 watt panels because AM Solar was  having issues with the 160 watt panels they were receiving.  But

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Yosemite Lakes and Engine Braking

Driving to Yosemite Lakes – learning about Engine Braking April 30, 2015 Driving to Thousand Trails Yosemite Lakes was an adventure even before we left Sacramento.  We pulled the Journey out and checked the tires.  The inside left rear tire was flat and off the rim. Once we got the tire inflated by North State Tire,

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