Category Archives: RV Camping

It’s New Year’s Day: What can we do to distract ourselves now?

I have developed a habit over the last month that is not in my best interest. I wake at my usual time around sun up, get up and go feed the cats, take a potty stop, get a glass of … Continue reading

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Big Lagoon State Park: The name should have been the clue

Yes, cuz and I strong-armed that Aliner to hitch up. Using the old 1-2-3-go method, I lifted and pulled and she lifted and pushed. I may not be the heavy-weight who can still hoist a 50 pound sack of horse … Continue reading

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The Floridian for the last supper

We had dinner on the patio of the Floridian on our first foray into historic St. Augustine, because Rosie the poodle was with us, and besides, it was lovely outside. That was my day 8 of camping you may recall, … Continue reading

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Lunch with the birds of Salt Run

While it was fun watching all the birds dining during our lunch, they were a bit too far away to identify them clearly. The roseate spoonbill was my favorite though.

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Anastasia Beach on Bird Island

Nothing prepared me for the expanse of pink-tinted sand. As shells wash in, and get pummeled by waves and feet, the sand takes on a salmon color. While there are stretches of the white sands, nearest the water the pink … Continue reading

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Anastasia State Park at St. Augustine

The trip across the panhandle from Pensacola to Tallahassee and beyond was memorable in the way you do not want to remember. All road trips can have moments like that and it is generally best to not dwell on them. … Continue reading

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My magnificent introduction to the Gulf Breeze Dollar Tree

I have had my first glass of Betty’s KoolAid. I fell prey to the romance of the Dollar Tree store. On our way to Gander RV in Gulf Breeze, we stopped to pick up some duct tape and foam board … Continue reading

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Fort Pickens Campground and Langdon Beach

Cuz camps with her dog and cat, which to say the least is interesting in a small camper. However, Jaime is a lovely cat and he took to sleeping with me. He is insistent when it is time to be … Continue reading

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Road Tripping: What do 2 people in a 13 foot A-liner have in common?

Two weeks ago on a pleasant Sunday afternoon, my city cousin called and invited me to accompany her on a jaunt over to Pensacola Beach…a mere 3 hour drive from New Orleans across Mississippi and Alabama to camp. Being the … Continue reading

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