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  Stretching ourselves again – Lord – Leaving our comfort zone …. How I’ve settled here – Loving sameness – Loving stillness – Sometimes seeing the day we leave Our campsite as the day We launch our home on wheels … Continue reading

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Bar Nunn – Wyoming – Birch – I Believe – Could We Have Pulled in Any Closer – Here for Only One Night – What a Beautiful Tree – I Will Always Remember –

We left Rapid City, South Dakota, September 17, 2016. We stopped in Wyoming twice, first in Buffalo and then Bar Nunn, on our way to Colorado Springs. This beautiful birch tree is what I’ll always remember about Wyoming. We saw … Continue reading

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First Tour of the United States of America Completed – We Made It Through Unscathed – We Feel Blessed and Grateful to the Lord for Success – What Was It Like – AWESOME –

We traveled 6,885 miles and camped at 35 RV parks over a period of six months. We visited family in Texas, Florida, North Carolina, New York, Ohio, and Michigan. Coming or going we passed through the additional states of Arizona, … Continue reading

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Church on Sunday at East Stroudsburg United Methodist – Downtown East Stroudsburg – Continuing to Visit Churches in the USA – Camping in The Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania –

We arrived a few minutes late. GPS got us there but finding a parking place took some time. We put quarters in a meter but afterward noticed that other drivers apparently were parking free. Oh well, we got there and were … Continue reading

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We Left Our Coach to Visit Steve’s Family – When We Arrived Back at Our Campground Four Days Later – Chelsea Knew – I Think She Thought We Lost Our Coach and Found It Again – I Believe I Heard Her Laugh

As we pulled into the RV Park, Chelsea got excited. We were not even near the coach yet, but she knew we were home again. (How do you like Steve’s pajamas? Hey, we are camping. Dress is casual early in … Continue reading

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Another Small Town – This One in Pennsylvania – East Stroudsburg – I Do Not Get the Sense this a Tourist Town – But It Could Be – Great Restaurants – Charm – Pocono Mountains – Tall Trees – Natural Beauty in Abundance –

I snapped this photo from inside our Jeep. I sliced off the ceiling of the vehicle with the WordPress edit tool. I think it looks better that way. This is an example of the small town charm of East Stroudsburg, … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Campground Spectacular Experience – Surrounded by Beauties of Nature – Trees – Trees – Trees – Tall Shady Trees – Sunshine Slanting through Branches – Sunrise in Forest –

Sunrise in the forest. Pennsylvania woods. Campground spectacular. I don’t have time this morning for many words, but this picture and the following one tell the story. We will be here for awhile. This is the view looking outside our … Continue reading

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Dynamo Man Clears the Land with a Shovel – Overgrown Weeds Are No More – Job Is Nearly Finished – Steve – You Are Good –

Steve is in the left top quadrant of the photo clearing the land of overgrown weeds with his shovel one square foot at a time. I am amazed at the difference his labor has made in only four weeks of … Continue reading

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Ocotillo in Bloom – Arizona Blue Sky – Loud Whistling Bird – Beautiful Morning – God is Good – All the Time –

A whistle, loud and clear, broke my concentration. I looked up from the book I was reading to see which bird could produce such a piercing sound. I grabbed my phone and slowly approached the blooming ocotillo plant where this bird was perched. Other times I’ve tried … Continue reading

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Five Hours Walking at the RV Show of All Shows – So Much to See – We Toured Many Coaches – Until the Right Moment Comes – We Will Continue Planning and Preparing –

This view shows a portion of the inside of the RV of our dreams. We drove more than an hour to get to the show. We had to ride a tram from the last parking lot to the massive area where hundreds … Continue reading

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Morning Walk – Early February in Arizona – Green Grass – Sunshine – and Shadow – Three Scenes that Caught My Attention – Three Photos –

Although a shadows is a reflection and not the real article, these seven trees outlined so clearly by the morning sunshine on the park grass held me in awe. Grass was the chosen landscape in all front and backyards in places I’ve … Continue reading

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Bichon Frise Chelsea Gets a New Do – Not Really – Same Classic Bichon Frizz We Love and Revere – She Wears It Well in Her Senior Years –

Chelsea’s groomer makes house calls. Karen drives a mobile pet grooming vehicle, comes to the door, carries Chelsea to the driveway, bathes her, and trims her bushy white fur. She returns Chelsea to our door about 45 minutes later all fluffy white … Continue reading

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Orange Tree – Lemon Tree – Inverted White Bucket Hanging Like a Lampshade – and – What I Thought Was a Power Line or Pipe Extending Over the Orange Tree – Steve Explained Strange Objects while Carol Ann Sampled an Orange –

Coming originally from the northern part of the Midwest, I had never seen an orange or a lemon tree. Many years later in another chapter of my life I lived in Florida, and there were orange and lemon groves, but I didn’t have a fruit tree … Continue reading

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NOT in the Mood to Cook Today – Pressed Onward with Purpose – Chicken and Corn Chowder – What to Do When You’re NOT in the Mood to Cook – Keep It Simple –

  Do you ever feel that way? No cooking today! How did I manage other than going out to a restaurant, which, I confess, we do too often? First, I chose meat the oven could cook while I did something else. I stuck half a chicken in a baking … Continue reading

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Reclaiming Earth around Old Stump – Revitalizing Existing Landscape Using Reclaimed Rock and Soil – Steve Is Busy Shifting Resources in Our Front Yard –

Here Steve sifts the dirt he has taken by force (using a pickax) from the roots of a palm tree stump. First plucking stems and tiny tree branches from the mix, he next presses what’s left through the strainer. Only small stones remain, … Continue reading

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Stuff Happens – You May Lose Your Way – Don’t Be Discouraged – Don’t Be Dismayed –

Stuff happens – You may lose your way – Don’t be discouraged – Don’t be dismayed – Jesus on his dying day – Had you on His mind – He said, Forgive them – Father – they don’t Know what they do – It … Continue reading

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Good Morning from Arizona – Colorful Sunrise –

  Have a blessed day…

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Trench Digging Continues – Weeds Weary Steve – Steve Fights Back with Weed Killer – No – I’m Not an Environmentalist – But I’m Sympathetic to the Cause – I’m Not Against All Herbicides – But I Can’t Think of Any I Like – We Have Reduced the Use of Weed Killers this Year –

Here is my trenching project for today. I finished it except for a small portion behind the plant hidden from the camera lens. Steve began spraying for weeds and I could smell it. He sprays directly on the root of the weed, … Continue reading

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Trench Digging with a Hoe – Woe Is Me – I Was Reassigned from Bush Trimming to Trench Digging – Yes – We Have a Good Reason to Remove the Stones from Around the Plants –

Life as a bush trimmer was easy. I thought it was hard, but now I know better. I was reassigned to trench-digging with a hoe before I could try my hand at tree trimming. Steve sprays for weeds around the plants. He believes he … Continue reading

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Baked Irish Soda Bread to Have with Lunch Today – I Switched One Ingredient – from Wheat to Gluten-free Flour – The Conversion Was a Success – This Recipe for Irish Soda Bread with Raisins Comes from simplyrecipes.com –

Irish Soda Bread is one of my favorite quick breads. I made it for the first time in Texas. I found the recipe at simplyrecipes.com. Now I used the same recipe to make this bread, but I substituted Jule’s gluten-free all-purpose flour for … Continue reading

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