Category Archives: California

LEIGON: The Big White Dog

JANUARY 31, 2019 ~ Lilac Oaks Campground There is part of the story I left out of my write-up from Lilac Oaks Campground. I had hesitated on including this, but right up until our departure, this big character had been … Continue reading

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TEMECULA: Oak Mountain Winery

January 29th, 2019 – Temecula, CA OAK MOUNTAIN WINERY Karen found a great deal on Travelzoo for a lunch special at the winery. Check it out here. We got it for $35/couple, but today it shows $39/couple (regularly $75/couple). Since … Continue reading

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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA: Lilac Oaks Campground, Valley Center

January 28-31, 2019 Never ones to turn down the opportunity to get out the door for an RV trip, we jumped at the chance to join our long-time travel buddies, Dick and Karen. This time we were set to explore … Continue reading

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Summer At Our Cabin

July 26th ~ Arrowbear Lake, California We are in the midst of a remodeling project at our tiny mountain cabin. Nothing outlandish, but after having the place for 19 years, it was time for some refreshing. Most of the interior … Continue reading

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Start of a New RV Road Trip ~ National Parks of Colorado

May 20-21st ~ Travel days – On our way from Los Angeles to Grand Junction GETTING READY: After our recent road trip, Ellie Mae and Jethro both needed a good washing, inside and out. 

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Southern Oregon ~ A Wrap Up and Review of our Two-Week Surprise Trip

May 13th ~ Southern California Our friends, Laura and Michael knew that we would be gone for two weeks, traveling together in our small RV and that we would be visiting three National Parks. Beyond that, the trip was to … Continue reading

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Manzanita Lake Hike ~ Lassen Volcanic National Park

May 10th ~ Lassen Volcanic National Park Our original plans went up in smoke due to late and abundant snowfall. Most of the park was still closed and the Bumpass Hell trail was down for the season due to replacing … Continue reading

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Drive from Medford to Lassen Volcanic National Park

May 9th ~ Overnight Mt. Lassen KOA This was another travel day as we had quite a few miles to get us from Medford to the KOA near the entrance to Lassen Volcanic National Park. 

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Redwoods National Park

May 4th ~ Redwoods National Park, Northern California We left Ellie Mae Camp-it safely parked at Jedediah Smith Park while we took a morning expedition to check out the Giant Redwoods. 

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Oregon Caves and Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park

May 3rd ~ Southern Oregon We parted ways with my sister and her husband after breakfast this morning where they joined us for a sampling of a morel mushroom frittata I had fixed. We did not manage to find many … Continue reading

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