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Tradition- Part Three

Tradition- Part Three

With the Pendleton Round-Up behind us, we headed to the Spokane, Washington area to spend a few weeks and visit a large portion of Jared’s family. What a treat it was! We were able to see lots of family and are grateful for all the time we were able to spend with...
Tradition- Part Two

Tradition- Part Two

Round-Up Grounds, Pendleton Oregon After a week of camping in the Eastern Oregon desert with my family, we headed to Jared’s hometown and a week of rodeo with family and friends.  The Pendleton Round-Up has been going strong for over 100 years, due in major part...
Tradition- Part Two

Tradition- Part Two

Round-Up Grounds, Pendleton Oregon After a week of camping in the Eastern Oregon desert with my family, we headed to Jared’s hometown and a week of rodeo with family and friends.  The Pendleton Round-Up has been going strong for over 100 years, due in major part...
Road Shower Hot Water and Shower System

Road Shower Hot Water and Shower System

I will start by saying that Road Shower has partnered with The Pioneering Spirit. We have agreed to give them honest reviews of their product. With that out of the way, the honest review of their product is that it may be the best innovation for camping since the...
Tradition

Tradition

One last camping trip in the States had to be fit in before leaving for Africa.  This secret location in the Eastern Oregon desert is a place that most refer to as dirty, desolate or too far from civilization, which is what makes it so beautiful.  My family has been...

Getting Educated

We spent most of last week on the road, heading to McCall, ID for Wilderness First Aid class.  On the way, we stopped for a visit at my Dad’s place.  It was good to spend some time with them, and break up our trip a bit.  Neither of us had been to McCall, and it...

Pretirement at last

Our last day of work was Friday, so we have now officially joined the ranks of the unemployed, the retired, and/or the crazy, tribe of couch surfing travelers.   Whatever you call it, we like it.  This is not to say that we will spend our days with our feet up, lazing...

Our first Big Step

We’ve taken our first Big Step towards our trip through Africa.  On Friday, we sold our home.  That same day, we loaded most of our household items and headed to put them into storage.  By the end of the weekend, we had the house emptied and have settled in with...

Here. We. Go…

We have spent many hours, first dreaming, then planning, and now, finally, making things happen.  We are going to drive through Africa!  We are not the only ones who have made this trek, and for that we are grateful.  Their experiences have helped us to form a plan...