Category Archives: Our Excellent Adventures

Vicksburg National Military Park – This Week’s National Park Getaway

This week’s National Park Getaway visits a key Civil War battlefield; Vicksburg National Military Park was once known as the Gibraltar of the Confederacy.
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Happy Birthday to our SMB Sprinter

Five years ago we picked up the Sprinter from SMB. It has been an excellent adventure so far. We have put on almost 80k miles and have been to 18 States and a countless number of campsites. In August ’08 … Continue reading

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Working on the Sprinter

The bus is like the house. After a certain age, there is a lot to do. The house is 13 years old and the bus is 5 years old. I won’t say how old I am but I am old … Continue reading

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What Sequestration Will Do to America’s National Parks

We will no doubt have some problems this year on the road. While we camp mostly on BLM or National Forest land we do like to stray into a National Park. To many years of wasting money ignorant selfish leaders … Continue reading

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Free Park Days

All 398 National Parks will have free access tomorrow in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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Where There’s Wildfire, There Can Be Wildlife

“Karen, you’re Fish and Wildlife, you need to come out here!” I was working as a public information officer at the North Fork Fire Department in eastern Idaho. My assignment, as part of an interagency team, was to provide news … Continue reading

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