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Al and I are thrilled that you have found your way to our blog. We hope you enjoy reading our journal and viewing our photographs of the natural wonder of our United States of America. Let's hit the road together!
Homer, Alaska

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

It's Been A Year

Really. Yesterday was our one year anniversary of our new life. I wish I had all sorts of profound things to say, but I don't :-). Its been an extraordinary adventure. Really good times, a couple of down times. New friends, and more good-byes. Visits and good times. What have we done with ourselves for the past year?

Huntting Island State Park S.C.

Rainbow Springs State Park, Florida

High Falls State Park, Georgia

The Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee

Barren River Lake State Park, Kentucky

Hocking Hills State Park, Ohio

Our first workamping job at Waldenwoods, Hartland Michigan

Seven Lakes State Park, Michigan

Tulip Festival, Holland MI

Proud Lake State Park, MI

Swimming in Lake Huron, Oscoda, MI

The Au Sable River, River Road Scenic Highway from Oscoda, MI

Mackinac Island, MI

The Soo Locks, Sault St. Marie, MI

Shipwreck Coast, Whitefish Bay, Lake Superior, MI

Tahquammenon Falls, MI

The Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village, Dearborn, MI

The Old Mission Peninsula, MI

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, MI

The Ford Rouge Factory Tour, Dearborn, MI

Sunset Dune Buggy trip at Silver Lake State Park, MI

Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

Taughannock Falls State Park, New York

Watkins Glen State Park, New York

Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge, Seneca Falls, New York

First Landing State Park, Virginia Beach Virginia

Natural Bridge, Virginia

Green River Lake State Park, Campbellsville, Kentucky...our home while working at Amazon.com

Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park, Hodgenville, Kentucky

Camphosting at Otter Springs Park and Campground, Trenton, Florida, along the Suwanee River

Manatee Springs State Park, Florida

Cedar Key, Florida

Manatees at Three Sisters Springs, Crystal River, Florida

4 night "vacation" at Disney World!

Airboat Tour, Homosassa, Florida

Volunteer work started at Homosassa Springs State Wildlife park, to be continued next winter.

Finally, end the year at EPCOT's Flower and Garden Festival.

It seems like it was a pretty good year, yes?


  1. Wow a year goes by so quickly...but it seems you both have covered a lot of ground. Been to and seen some beautiful parts of this country. May your next year be just as adventurous (minus those glitches along the way)...
    Wishing you both all the best, as always,

  2. It was a very good year, indeed!

  3. I'll gladly swap years with you!

  4. All I can say is WOW. Looks like a very good year! Some day we will be on the same kind of path, we hope!


  5. WOW what a good year you guys had. Keep it up and good luck.

  6. Wow, this is incredible! Congratulations on one year!

    Bruce and Laura

  7. Terrific pictures of your year. Not sure I could put something like this together. Great Job! It's clear you've had a lot of fun!

  8. We're so glad that you had a good first year.

    Many more in the future.

    Jim and Linda

  9. WOW...what a year you guys have had. How wonderful for you that you followed your dream while you are young enough to do it. Here's to the next year and more great adventures. Keep up your great blog. It is always very interesting. :-)

  10. Congratulations on the completion of your first year. What a fantastic photo journal of your adventure. Hope your second year is just as rewarding.

  11. That was simply wonderful to read. Thank you so much. We are still aspiring for that kind of year sometime soon.

  12. Looks like a pretty good year indeed! May your second year be even better!

  13. Just found your blog recently, so it was great looking at your picture review of the year.

  14. Look like you guys had a great year. Happy anniversary and many more.


  15. WOW...What an amazing year of travel and adventure. So many wonderful places and memories!!