Desert Respite

Ahhh…. After being rolling stones since hitting the road in October, it has been amazing to sink our toes in the sand, dig in, and stay put for a month. We are so fortunate to be staying at the Motorcoach Country Club in Indio, CA. The setting is phenomenal, with the Indio Hills looming in […]

“Cause All I Wanna Do is Have Some Fun…”

The last few weeks have been a whirlwind. Christmas in Marina and Monterey It was hard to be away from family and friends once again over Christmas, but Brad and I kept ourselves busy taking advantage of all that the area had to offer. We stayed at the Marina Dunes RV Resort. It was a […]

It’s coming on Christmas…a message of hope

It’s coming on Christmas They’re cutting down trees They’re putting up reindeer  Singing songs of joy and peace Oh, I wish I had a river I could skate away on… So begins “River” written by Joni Mitchell. It’s a “Christmas song for people who are lonely at Christmas time,” Joni said in an interview in […]

Finding Nature’s Peace in Yosemite

I’m still struggling to come up with the words to describe our experiences in Yosemite National Park. Perhaps these, from the “Father of the National Parks,” John Muir, say it best. “Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine into trees.” Yosemite Valley The view on the […]

Angel’s Share, a Master Cooper, and other tales from Napa

We’ve been blessed to visit Napa several times in the past, but this week-long visit gave us the opportunity to explore more than ever before. Wine tasting was at the heart of our activities, but we also snuck in a round of golf, a kayak run on the Napa River, and a bike ride from […]