Bill’s daughter, Sarah, grew up on the Jersey shore and has spent her professional life in New York City and now Los Angeles. Several aspects of Texas, and specifically the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo, were new exposures for her, in much the same way that they were for me and Bill when we … More And The Rest of Week…
Having experienced a remarkable Sunflower field and also an Iris field in Michigan, imagine my excitement when I read about Texas Tulips just south of San Antonio in Lavernia, Texas! Following our educational tour of Sandy Oaks Olive Orchard this past Saturday, Bill, his daughter Sarah, and I decided to check it out! This is … More Tiptoe Through the Tulips!
As workampers, one of the things Bill and I look forward to with every adventure, is a visit from family! We received that pleasure this past week, with the arrival of Bill’s daughter, Sarah, who flew in from Los Angeles to spend five days with us in San Antonio. Even though her plane did not … More Olives…the Magical Elixir!
It’s great to be back in San Antonio! One of the highlights of the year in this city is the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo, which runs from February 6-23. Sunday, we made our first visit, attending Cowboy Church. For all three Sundays during the rodeo, a service is held (in the Auction Barn), … More It’s Not Our First Rodeo!
After a relaxing, yet quite busy, month in Bradenton, Florida, on February 1, we hopped in the motorhome and took a short journey up to Quail Run RV Resort to spend the night close to my mother and take her out to dinner. At 91, she continues to remain very active with various organizations and … More Everything’s Better with Hot Sauce On It!
We are down to our last week in Florida for this season and we have not slowed down! Our week began with a rendezvous with dear friends from home – Bill and Barb Michalsky! They winter in Englewood Beach, and with us in Bradenton for the month, we met halfway in between at one of … More We Might Need a Nap From Time to Time, But We’re Not Slowing Down!
To be honest, I really think we’re doing it right! So, what adventures, what fun, did this past week bring us? Of course we continue to make our daily trip to the gym, which enables us to continue to eat and drink our way through January, and our days were also filled with fun, friends, … More If It’s Not Fun, You’re Not Doing It Right!
On Friday, December 27, at approximately 8 p.m. our Big Sports Kiosk at the Coastland Center Mall in Naples, Florida, disappeared…and we lived to tell the tale! After 57 days – with Christmas being our only day off – our mall experience came to a close. You saw the pictures; you read the tales. As … More Only the Strong Survive…and We Did!
Here we are, nine days from the big day, and we are in our 44th day here at the Big Sports Cart kiosk, selling everything imaginable for the sports enthusiast! Business has really accelerated as our days have lengthened to 13 hours, with even longer days coming as Christmas day approaches. So what sights, sounds, … More The Countdown Continues…
Well, we made it through the Thanksgiving weekend, including Black Friday – a sixteen-hour day, preceded by a 6 p.m. – midnight shift on Thanksgiving evening! On Black Friday the mall opened at 6 a.m., and for hours the stores and corridors were absolutely empty! By noon, the crowds had arrived, but I can’t help … More Time Marches On…