Category Archives: 2014 Trip

Return home from trip, Back home in Florida, and Health Update as of the end of December

On December 11th when I returned home to south Florida, I added this post to let everyone know I was home. It’s now the end of December and I finally have time and energy to add to this story and … Continue reading

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Homestead Heritage Fair, Waco, Texas

The Homestead Heritage Fair began today, Friday, November 28th, and it ends Sunday, November 30th. The weather is beautiful and there were approximately 9,200 visitors in attendance today. It’s a new record, the previous record was 9,000 in one day. … Continue reading

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Madray Springs Volunteer Fire Department needs our help to win fire equipment

Update: December 15, 2014, Chief Dent notified me that his department did not win this contest. He said to thank everyone who voted. My friend Fire Chief Ashley Dent in Madray Springs, Georgia, needs all of our help to win … Continue reading

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Still in Texas, Thanksgiving is rapidly approaching

I’m still here at Homestead Heritage, I plan on leaving on Monday after the Thanksgiving weekend and heading east towards Florida. I’ve been staying very busy. Mostly I’m doing the same things I’ve written about in my previous two stories … Continue reading

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Homestead Heritage, Waco, Texas, my visit continues

I started the story about my time here at Homestead Heritage in Elm Mott, near Waco, Texas, in October and I’m going to be here most probably through Thanksgiving. So, since it’s now November 11th, I decided to write more … Continue reading

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Homestead Heritage, Waco and Meridian Volunteer Fire Department, Texas

I am doing well and having fun visiting with my friends at Homestead Heritage in Waco, Texas. I have been helping at the Brazos Valley Cheese Shop, and also at the Homestead Gristmill. Also, I’ve been visiting with friends I’ve … Continue reading

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My Time in Texas, Fort Worth and Elm Mott near Waco

Monday, October 13th, after leaving Albuquerque where I just attended the Balloon Fiesta, and then spending a couple of hours at the horse rescue about an hour east of Albuquerque, I continued driving east and stopped for the night in … Continue reading

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Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, the New Mexico Horse Rescue, and heading east into Texas

I’ve posted a photo album with 554 of the approximately 2,600 photos I took during my time in Albuquerque at the Balloon Fiesta. The Balloon Fiesta website has lots of great information. I suggest that if you attend the event, … Continue reading

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Albuquerque Balloon Museum, and arrival at Balloon RV Park

On Thursday, September 25th, I went to SuperCuts to have my hair washed before heading to the RV lot near the Balloon Fiesta Grounds. I also stopped at the grocery store and at the propane dealer to get my propane … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Carol!

Happiness and blessings to our very special friend! Carol, I hope you’re enjoying an absolutely wonderful adventure and please know lots of love and warm wishes are on their way!  

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Oklahoma City National Memorial, and Albert Gray Eagle and Studio 222, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

After camping in Arkansas for several days, I arrived in Oklahoma City and parked in front of my friend Albert Gray Eagle’s house for a couple of days while visiting with Albert, his niece Tori, and his wife Penny… and … Continue reading

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Fort Smith National Historic Site, clouds, and camping in Arkansas

After I left Old Post Park, I headed west to Fort Smith, Arkansas. I stopped at the Fort Smith National Historic Site and saw Old Judge Parker’s courthouse, the Gallows, The Hell-on-the-Border Jail, Commissary Building, the Trail of Tears Overlook, … Continue reading

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Traveling West and camping update

Just a quick note to say I am okay and now in Arkansas. I drove a little over 300 miles a day for 3 days. I am most probably going to stop in a Corps of Engineer Park near Russellville. … Continue reading

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Traveling west to Oklahoma, Albuquerque, and Texas, Choices and Decisions, and living One Day at a Time

This might be the last post for a while. On Saturday, September 6th, I plan on leaving south Florida for another road trip. I am hoping to be away for a few months. I have no control over the tumor … Continue reading

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Madray Springs Volunteer Fire Department update MSA thermal imaging camera, trip update, Albert Gray Eagle, Emotional Mojo Interview, and new jigsaw puzzles

Fire Chief Ashley Dent from the Madray Springs Volunteer Fire Department in Georgia just informed me that he was notified by MSA Safety Company that his department won the contest for the MSA thermal imaging camera. He received 9,434 votes … Continue reading

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