Running in the Dark: Startaca p.2

Second Annual 5K Mine Run in Hutchinson, Kansas One of the many awesome advantages of being a full time RVer and traveling around the country is being able to attend some one-of-a-kind events.  Enter Strataca’s Annual 5K Mine Run!  Last year, we were camp hosts in Wichita, Kansas at USI RV Park.  On our days […]

Strataca: Underground Salt Museum in Hutchinson, Kansas

What makes Strataca unique? Strataca, dubbed one of the 8 Wonders of Kansas, is an underground salt museum that takes visitors 650 feet below the Earth’s surface.  A 90-second ride down a dark shaft leads to a lithic abyss that showcases everything utilized and discovered during mining, along with a few extra surprises. There are fifteen mines of this kind […]

 To Climb or Not to Climb…There’s No Question!

We have been workamping in Northern Michigan since mid-May and have been living three miles from Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. All season, working in the office at Indigo Bluffs RV Resort, I have told guests about the Dune Climb and encouraged them to try it.  We have driven past the Dune Climb; we have biked past […]

Trade ya for a Story…

I am not sure if it was who I grew up with or where I grew up but the barter system was alive and well during my formative years making a huge impact on me! I learn from my father if you could make a deal without using actual cash it was not only a ton more fun but you usual got a lot more out of the deal.

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Tucson Nights and Delights

Ross and I really loved our visit to Tucson. So much so that we kept extending it! Unfortunately we have been having persistent battery issues, so while we were there Ross installed a new battery for us. (That hasn’t fixed the problems, unfortunately, but that’s for another blog.) When we weren’t working or problem-solving, we found plenty of fun things to do in Tucson.  Read more about Tucson Nights and Delights

Workamping as Camp Hosts at Mackinaw Mill Creek Camping

Mackinaw Mill Creek Camping runs along the shoreline of Lake Huron and overlooks the Mackinac Bridge, Mackinac Island, Round Island, and Bois Blanc Island. Every corner of this campground is a photo op. How did we learn about the position at Mackinaw Mill Creek Camping? Mackinaw Mill Creek Camping regularly runs employment ads through Workamper News, […]

Finding the Others-

com•mu•ni•ty
kəˈmyo͞onədē/

  1. noun
    1. a group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristic in common. “a community of retired persons”
    2. a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals. “the sense of community that organized religion can provide”

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Chinook Bay Camp Hosting: What I learned

Wow. We’ve been busy.  If you’ve tried to reach us or come to visit us you know this isn’t a boring gig. At all.  Friends and family have come and spent a few nights with us, with everyone commenting how busy we are. We are!  Campers on top of campers, people at the door all hours of the day and night. Snakes in tents, loud drunk campers in their 60s who must be reminded of quiet hours; trees falling almost on top of tents; trees falling on camper vans (no one was hurt, thank goodness) and oh, so much more. Read more about Chinook Bay Camp Hosting: What I learned