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The Talk

“Well, that’s called a scrotum and the marble-y things are actually called testicles,” I explained to one of our four sons as my husband walked by the room, gave me a thumbs up and whispered, “You’re doing a great job.” 725 more words


6 Months on the Road- A Dog's View

This past October my human parents decided to take me on a cross-country trip in our RV.  Of course I had no idea what that meant.  1,452 more words

The Journey West

The Hardest Lessons

Things will change:
you won’t feel this way forever.
And anyway, sometimes the hardest lessons
to learn are the ones your soul needs most.
I believe you can’t feel real joy…

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One month- What we have learned...

This is definitely a new experience for both John and I.  We are really glad we both had years of camping under our belts before we started this adventure.   1,150 more words

The Journey West

What's that sound?

Monday morning Gizmo was feeling better and we were ready to get on the road again.  We were planning to break the upcoming 1100 mile journey into 4 days with the first stop in Rock Springs, WY. 1,100 more words

The Journey West

Met a nice state trooper...last name of Allen...

We were very surprised that everything on our list for Fleetwood was completed by Friday afternoon.  It was down to the wire on getting the last things checked off the list or we would have had to stay through the weekend.   849 more words

The Journey West

Hard Lesson #1

Yesterday was the first day we have driven the RV in rain.  We were a little nervous but everything went fine.  In fact we were pretty pleased that we were spending the cold (40’s) and rainy day driving because we certainly could not enjoy any outdoor activities.   724 more words

Lessons Learned The Hard Way