Emergency Trifecta in the Can

There’s no new emergency, no worries there. I’m thinking about our three simultaneous emergencies that hit in early December: trailer floor replacement, knee surgery, and mystery endocrine ailment. One is completely solved, the other two I’m wrestling with still, but I have both down for the count. As I reported last week, the trailer has […]

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Old Farm, New Plan

On our way to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, we stopped at a little family farm we’d found through Harvest Hosts. This one’s a bit like parking in some stranger’s paddock by their barn instead of at an actual business, but thank goodness for small farms and small businesses like this one. We didn’t go for an […]

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Camping with Rose Apothecary

Just kidding. But this Harvest Host stay is thanks to a southern version of David’s store in Schitt’s Creek. A very sweet-seeming couple has renovated a garage here in southern Georgia into a high-end general store, and they specialize in artisanal oils from their farm. This seems to be a trend in farming that we […]

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Beer on the Bayou

Or: The only place in this country where your brewery taproom bartender responds cheerfully, “How do you say in English? Live in that parking lot there!” Quick, Colorful Drive across Louisiana This is the first time in Louisiana for both of us, and, within the first few minutes of driving east right above I10, we […]

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Iowa Mead? Yes Please.

This place. I don’t want to spend any more time on my laptop writing this entry than I have to because it takes away from my time gazing at the green land and blue sky. Everywhere. So I’ll just describe my photos briefly. East Grove Farms These ~800 acres have been in the same family […]

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Our First Harvest Host Stay

Aka No Alpaca but Other Cutie-pie Animals Last night was our first—and fabulous—experience using our membership with Harvest Hosts. The way this works is we pay an annual fee to this organization, and they give us access to their network of businesses that welcome RVers to park with them overnight for free. What the businesses get […]

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