Tag Archive: RV information

Jun 27

Whimsical sculptures in Seattle’s Neototem Garden

When pigs fly

In 2002 the City of Seattle commissioned the creation of the Neototem Children’s Garden as a back drop for the massive whale pod tail sculpture. The marvelous and whimsical marine creations are the work of artist Gloria Bornstein.

Jul 27

Virginia Beach Steak & Shake falls way short in quality of service

As served, very thin patties, no lettuce, tomato or onion

We were very disappointed with our stop at the Steak and Shake at 1676 General Booth Blvd.in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Sher and I were with our son, daughter-in-law and granddaughter looking for a place to grab a bite of lunch. Normally we enjoy Steak and Shake. This restaurant fell far short of the usual good …

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Jul 23

Fun at Virginia Beach beaches

The pelicans flew by for us to see

Sometimes the weather conditions can be a little rough for enjoying the boardwalk and beaches at Virginia Beach. However the city has added features to the beach scene that provide families the opportunity to use the beach even on cool and blustery days. There have been many additions to the beach since our last visit. …

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Jul 21

Deer Ridge Camping Resort is one of Indiana’s finest

Our very nice site near the pool.

Nestled right off I-70 at Exit 153 the RV traveler will find a delightful campground. The Deer Ridge Camping Resort is close to Richmond in the far eastern part of the state, between Indianapolis and Columbus, Ohio. This RV park is one of those campgrounds that immediately makes you feel at home. The owners are …

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Jul 21

North Carolina is home to Wright Brothers first flight

The monument

The National Park Service operates the National Memorial to the Wright Brothers located on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, specifically the Kitty Hawk/Kill Devil Hills area. All have heard of the first manned flight in a powered airplane. Any trip to the area of the Outer Banks should include a visit to this dramatic …

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Jul 19

Virginia Beach Virginia KOA is nearly a perfect campground

Convenient covered bus stop: runs all day every 20 minutes

The KOA at Virginia Beach provided Sher and I a perfect place to stay and share with our family over the past July 4th holiday weekend. I was pleased that we were able to get a spot over the holiday, and doubly pleased with the location of our camping space. ¬†We were placed in a …

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Apr 13

At the Meadows Casino near Pittsburgh


We were at the Meadows Casino and Racetrack and had just pulled into the property. With our RV we have to be careful where we go with clearence heights keeping us from entering most parking garages as well as the and length and width of our Thor Four Winds not relly suitable for some auto …

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Apr 13

We meet the nicest people while traveling

Abe revealed! The molds will be used for the "lost wax" process

We’ve met the nicest people on our travels through the United States. On Monday we were at the Alan Cottrill Sculpture Studio and Gallery. This is located in Zanesville, Ohio and we almost passed by this town as we were traveling on Interstate 70. Rachael Girton has been working at the Alan Cottrill Studio and …

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Apr 09

Melt Bar and Grilled is not your mother’s grilled cheese

My "Backyard BBQ" with beef and thick cut onion rings and cheddar cheese. Tasty!

When our son and daughter-in-law suggested we go to Melt Bar and Grilled in Columbus, Ohio, I was a little skeptical. A grilled cheese restaurant? Little did I know how surprised (and satisfied) Sher and I would be after dining at this unique eatery. Grilled cheese? Yes. On thick Texas toast. Any cheese you want. …

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Apr 08

Little Farm on the River RV Resort

One of two large, clean bath and laundry buildings

Sher and I were fortunate to have a couple of days with our 10 year old granddaughter while she was on Spring Break. She wanted to camp, so I booked a night at the Little Farm on the River RV Resort. Located on the Ohio River between Lawrenceburg and Vevay, Indiana, this park is really …

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