Texas Gulf Coast

Three whooping cranes fly just above the tops of the live oak trees in Goose Island State Park near Rockport, Texas

It was time to leave Texas Hill Country and head for the Gulf coast. A couple years ago we stayed at Goose Island State Park, near Rockport. It was nice, except for the day a bunch of bees swarmed our den-on-wheels. I don’t think I ever told you that story. Really, there’s not much to … Read more

Texas Hill Country

The clear water of the Guadalupe River runs next to a colorful sandstone cliff in Guadalupe River State Park

Winter was coming to the Davis Mountains of west Texas. Tom said “Let’s stay in Texas for the winter. We can go to the Gulf Coast. It’s warmer there.” One good thing about the coast is there’s lots of sand on the beach. I love sand! It feels funny between my toes, and it’s easy … Read more

Vancouver Island

Darkis Lake reflects the surrounding beauty in Strathcona Park on Vancouver Island

I’ve been on a boat before, but I never imagined there was one big enough to float our den-on-wheels! Along with a bunch of other cars, trucks, and even a couple of big semis! Driving inside the big boat was scary, like being in a tunnel. When we stopped, Tom got out of the truck … Read more


  Alaska is a long drive, and Tom wants to be sure our den-on-wheels is ready. So, he called a place in Boise, Idaho and said he’d bring it in two weeks. The last time we were in Idaho was during the Great American Eclipse of 2017, but we only stayed a couple days. This … Read more