"It's a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don't keep your feet, there's no knowing where you might be swept off to." Bilbo Baggins

Category: Texas

Winter 2020 Road Trip: Galveston

The final stop on our Gulf Coast Anniversary Adventure was Galveston, TX.  We had heard great things about the beaches and all the things to do there.  One last chance to get some white sand beach time and eat seafood.   An added bonus is our nephew and his girlfriend live nearby in Houston so we

Winter 2020 Road Trip:  Christmas in Texas

This year we’re out in the motorhome once again for a winter trip.  Now you may ask, why would someone who lives in Tucson even think about leaving in the winter?  Well, it is a good news story.  This is an odd-numbered year, so the boys are both spending Christmas with their wife’s respective families,

Rio Grande Valley: Texas Part 3

The whole reason for us to go to Texas was to see Jennifer’s Dad and Judy.  All our little diversions on the way there and on the way back were just that, side trips on the way to our true destination, the Rio Grande Valley. Those of you not familiar with the Valley, it is an

Big Bend: Texas Part 2

Our main location for this leg of our journey was Big Bend National Park.  Like Fort Davis, Big Bend had been on our “someday” list for quite a while.  With its remote location, limited RV parking and hot weather, this needed to be a specific trip.  Once again, someday was April 2019.  We drove down

Fort Davis: Texas Part 1

Seems like it has been forever since we were out on the road in our motorhome.  April was the month to rectify it.  We wanted to visit Jennifer’s dad and wife down in the Rio Grande Valley.  For those of you unfamiliar with the area, it is very difficult to get much further south in