Rolling into Austin

After a harrowing five day drive through rain, potholes and wind, I am delighted to report that Michele and I limp into Austin seeking sunshine and respite.  To give you an idea of how overwhelming the weather has been I will share the defroster story with you. At one point on the interstate around New […]

Long Road to Austin

Roadsigns twisted into green and white pretzels withhold directional info while tattered remnants of billboards wave despondently in greeting as we travel I-10 through the panhandle of Florida. Sap glistens on the freshly sawn remnants of trees lining the shoulders of the road, their downed limbs barely clear of the pavement edge where they fold […]

Balmorhea State Park

As Storm curses the thin gravel camouflage disguising the muddy overflow parking lot now sucking the rear wheels of our motorhome into an abyss, I try to remain optimistic about our stay at Balmorhea State Park.  Our first pass at our assigned campsite fails because someone is already parked there.  A quick phone call to […]

Texas Hill Country

Our Hill Country visit with Matt and Sherry began a week before we left Brazoria when they text us to let us know they found free overnight parking for us for the two nights we planned to visit with them.  They noticed during their travels that Messina-Hof winery located right on Hwy 290 had RVs […]