and I’m back at Mary’s home in Murphys, California from which I departed on November 29, 2011 on a planned (almost) two-year circumnavigation of the United States. It was my sixth and Mary’s second such journey. Other than our near fatal accident on Memorial Day of 2012, it was a fine trip. We saw many interesting things and meet some really neat people.

Yesterday I drove the motorhome the 113 miles from Nicolaus to Murphys, California.

Along the way, I stopped at a truck wash just north of Sacramento and got the motorhome and Bronco a bath…which they really needed after more than 4,000 miles since leaving Connecticut about two months ago…

As always you may left click upon an image to see an enlarged view and then click once again to see an even larger view…

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Leaving California Highway 99 soon found me on California Highway 12 heading up into the Sierra Nevada foothills (Note: for the next two photos, I had accidentally moved the control on my camera to watercolor)…

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Then on to California Highway 49 (commemorative for the 1849 gold rush) which is really narrow with no shoulders. I really should not have been messing with my camera on this road…

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Then on to California Highway 4 which at least has some shoulders…

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Leaving Highway 4 the road really starts to narrow. Note that I’m driving well left of the center line…

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Then the road really narrows to one lane with no center stripe…

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And then Mary’s really narrow driveway…

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And finally into her yard…

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I’m glad Mary does not live one more house up the road as it gets really narrow and climbs a sharp grade!

I’ll be here until after Thanksgiving during which time both vehicles will get a through cleaning and some minor modifications and repairs.

During all of 2013, I’ve been complaining about the weather…either too hot or too cold. I had to come to California to find some nice weather! Yesterday was 70 degrees and sunny. Extended forecast for the next two weeks is sunny and in the mid-70’s. Yeah!

Enjoying nice weather is another joy in the life of a full-time RVer!

The red dot on the below map shows our approximate location in the State of California. You may double left-click the map to make it larger…

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Enjoying 65-75 degree temperatures with low humidity most of the year is a primary joy in the RVing lifestyle!

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving”…Albert Einstein

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On October 27, 2012, I created a two-minute video titled America The Beautiful. The music America The Beautiful is by Christopher W. French. The photos, which I randomly selected, are from the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Tennessee, Washington and West Virginia (not shown in that order)…are mine. Yup, That’s me standing in front of the Post Office in Luckenbach, Texas…Y’all!

Click this link to start the video. Make sure you have your speakers turned on and go to full screen asap.
http://youtu.be/FfZUzEB4rM8

If you would like to see my YouTube videos, click this link… http://www.youtube.com/user/JimJ1579/videos

If you have not checked out my Ramblin Man’s Photos Blog, you can do so by clicking this link…
http://ramblinmanphotos.wordpress.com/

All original material Copyright – Jim Jaillet 2013
For more information about my three books, click this link:
http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/panamaorbust

Wilsonville, Oregon

October 5, 2013

Yesterday I drove the motorhome the 145 miles from Lacey, Washington to Wilsonville, Oregon.

I departed at 8:10 AM driving in fog which became dense at times and stayed with me until I crossed into Oregon…

As always you may left click upon an image to see an enlarged view and then click once again to see an even larger view…

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I took Interstate Highway 205…the by-pass around Portland, Oregon. There was so much traffic on 205, I wondered if anyone was using Interstate Highway 5 through Portland…

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After three hours of intense and dangerous driving ( I hate Interstate Highways…but sometimes you have to use them if you want to make any progress in a timely manner), I arrived tired and parked overnight at Moose Lodge #1598 in Wilsonville where they provided an electrical connection so I could use my electric heater…

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Here’s the usual dinette window photo…

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I spent the afternoon reading, taking a nap, doing some computer work and visiting with the local Moose members. I’ll continue my southerly journey later this morning. Google Earth is telling me I’ve got 647 miles to go until I arrive at Mary’s home at Murphys, California.

Yesterday’s high temperature was 65 degrees with partly cloudy/sunny skies. At 5:00 AM when I arose thus morning it was 43 degrees! Brrr! Time to put on some miles heading south!

Last night I watched another old movie from the 1930’s. This time it was 1939 – The Hunchback Of Notre Dame starring Charles Laughton. Another classic!

Enjoying friendly Moose clubs is another joy in the life of a full-time RVer!

The red dot on the below map shows our approximate location in the State of Oregon. You may double left-click the map to make it larger…

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Enjoying 65-75 degree temperatures with low humidity most of the year is a primary joy in the RVing lifestyle!

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving”…Albert Einstein

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On October 27, 2012, I created a two-minute video titled America The Beautiful. The music America The Beautiful is by Christopher W. French. The photos, which I randomly selected, are from the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Tennessee, Washington and West Virginia (not shown in that order)…are mine. Yup, That’s me standing in front of the Post Office in Luckenbach, Texas…Y’all!

Click this link to start the video. Make sure you have your speakers turned on and go to full screen asap.
http://youtu.be/FfZUzEB4rM8

If you would like to see my YouTube videos, click this link… http://www.youtube.com/user/JimJ1579/videos

If you have not checked out my Ramblin Man’s Photos Blog, you can do so by clicking this link…
http://ramblinmanphotos.wordpress.com/

All original material Copyright – Jim Jaillet 2013
For more information about my three books, click this link:
http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/panamaorbust

Newport, Washington

September 19, 2013

Yesterday I drove the motorhome the 35 miles from Sandpoint, Idaho to Newport, Washington.

We continued traveling along U.S.Highway 2 West.

The traffic continued light along Highway 2…

First thing yesterday morning we had a visitor. I took her silhouette photo…

As always you may left click upon an image to see an enlarged view and then click once again to see an even larger view…

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Yesterday morning it rained until about 9:30 AM and the traffic remained light along highway 2…

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We crossed into the State of Washington about 10:30 AM…

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First stop was at the Pend Orille County Historical Museum where I took this shot up Washington Street…

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In the museum I took these photos. This painting is on Washington Street looking south towards the museum which is the building on the right with the green roof…

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Here are some other photos I took in the museum…

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To see the other 30 photos that I took, you need to click this Picasa Web Album link… https://picasaweb.google.com/110455945462646142273/NewportWashington

Next we went to a local Mexican restaurant where we met up with Jim Davison and his wife Sharon. I’ve not seen Jim in over ten years when we were both members of the WIN RV Singles Group. Jim and i were part of a small caravan that spent six months during the winter of 2001-2002 in Baja California, Mexico. It was nice to see an old friend once again…

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It was only about another 12 miles to Thousand Trails Little Diamond RV Resort where we spent the night…

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Here’s the usual dinette window photo…

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Yesterday was cloudy with occasional rain showers and windy. High temperature for the day was 67 degrees.

Forecast high temperature for today is 71 degrees and sunny.

We’ll continue our westward travel later this morning.

Enjoying seeing old friends is another joy in the life of a full-time RVer!

The red dot on the below map shows our approximate location in the State of Washington. You may double left-click the map to make it larger…

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Enjoying 65-75 degree temperatures with low humidity most of the year is a primary joy in the RVing lifestyle!

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving”…Albert Einstein

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On October 27, 2012, I created a two-minute video titled America The Beautiful. The music America The Beautiful is by Christopher W. French. The photos, which I randomly selected, are from the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Tennessee, Washington and West Virginia (not shown in that order)…are mine. Yup, That’s me standing in front of the Post Office in Luckenbach, Texas…Y’all!

Click this link to start the video. Make sure you have your speakers turned on and go to full screen asap.
http://youtu.be/FfZUzEB4rM8

If you have not checked out my Ramblin Man’s Photos Blog, you can do so by clicking this link…
http://ramblinmanphotos.wordpress.com/

All original material Copyright – Jim Jaillet 2013
For more information about my three books, click this link:
http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/panamaorbust

Malta, Montana

September 9, 2013

Yesterday I drove the motorhome the 71 miles from Glasgow to Malta, Montana.

We continued traveling along U.S.Highway 2 West.

Montana is called the Big Sky Country. I wonder if it’s because sometimes there’s nothing in the way to block your view of the sky…

As always you may left click upon an image to see an enlarged view and then click once again to see an even larger view…

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Along the way we stopped in the small Town of Saco and saw the reconstructed one room school-house of famous newscaster, Chet Huntley. If you have forgotten him, clicking this link will refresh your memory as well as tell to about Saco…population 244… http://www.sacomontana.net/history.htm

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Arriving at Malta, we parked in the parking lot of the Phillips County Museum and the adjacent Great Plains Dinosaur Museum. Mary visited the dinosaur museum while I visited the Phillips County Museum. Here are some of the photos that I took in there…

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I really enjoyed this museum and highly recommend it if you are in the area. Here’s their official website link… http://www.phillipscountymuseum.org/

The museum graciously allowed us to spend the night in their parking lot, even provided us with an electrical hookup…

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Here’s the usual dinette window photo…

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You can read all about Malta and how it got its name by clicking this Wikipedia link… http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malta,_Montana

Yesterday was an okay weather day. High 70’s, cloudy with a couple of heavier thunderstorms. Today’s forecast is 82, sunny with a morning thunderstorm.

We’ll continue our westward travel later this morning.

Enjoying pioneer museums is another joy in the life of a full-time RVer!

The red dot on the below map shows our approximate location in the State of Montana. You may double left-click the map to make it larger…

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Enjoying 65-75 degree temperatures with low humidity most of the year is a primary joy in the RVing lifestyle!

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving”…Albert Einstein

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On October 27, 2012, I created a two-minute video titled America The Beautiful. The music America The Beautiful is by Christopher W. French. The photos, which I randomly selected, are from the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Tennessee, Washington and West Virginia (not shown in that order)…are mine. Yup, That’s me standing in front of the Post Office in Luckenbach, Texas…Y’all!

Click this link to start the video. Make sure you have your speakers turned on and go to full screen asap.
http://youtu.be/FfZUzEB4rM8

If you have not checked out my Ramblin Man’s Photos Blog, you can do so by clicking this link…
http://ramblinmanphotos.wordpress.com/

All original material Copyright – Jim Jaillet 2013
For more information about my three books, click this link:
http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/panamaorbust

The motorhome is parked it my cousin Bob’s and his wife Donna’s home at North Dartmouth, Massachusetts.

Yesterday was a semi-decent day. With a light cloud cover the high temperature was 79 degrees with 80% humidity. Still too hot and humid for my liking.

Yesterday morning while Bob was at his part-time job, Donna, Mary and I went to the Glass Museum at New Bedford about five miles away. Rather than the glass pieces themselves, I enjoy the photographic element of seeking out the random patterns, shapes and colors. Here are some of the photos that I took there…

As always you may left click upon an image to see an enlarged view and then click once again to see an even larger view…

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To see the other 42 photos that I took, click this Picasa Web Album link…
https://picasaweb.google.com/110455945462646142273/GlassMuseumNewBedfordMassachusetts

In the afternoon, the four of us drove the about 12 miles to Mattapoisett to visit Marissia, their 18 year old grand-daughter who has been blind since birth…

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Marissa is a truly remarkable young woman despite her handicap. In addition to being attractive, she’s very intelligent and personable. She recently has traveled to the Grand Canyon in Arizona and France. She will soon start college at Bridgewater State University about 45 minutes from her home and will study communications. In 2007, she had a neat experience, The family keeps a copy of the newspaper article in a glass frame on the living room wall…

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Bob and Donna then took us on a driving tour of the scenic town of Mattapoisett including this lighthouse on the shore of Buzzards Bay. I shot this photo using the watercolor mode of my camera…

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We concluded the afternoon with a meal at a seafood restaurant where I had the New England Clam Chowder and Broiled Scrod. Another nice day!

Enjoying visiting with relatives and friends is another joy in the life of a full-time RVer!

The red dot on the below map shows our approximate location in the State of Massachusetts. You may double left-click the map to make it larger…

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Enjoying 65-75 degree temperatures with low humidity most of the year is a primary joy in the RVing lifestyle!

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving”…Albert Einstein

3E23M33J85Gb5Fc5M2cc4ab5610239cb71a2b

On October 27, 2012, I created a two-minute video titled America The Beautiful. The music America The Beautiful is by Christopher W. French. The photos, which I randomly selected, are from the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Tennessee, Washington and West Virginia (not shown in that order)…are mine. Yup, That’s me standing in front of the Post Office in Luckenbach, Texas…Y’all!

Click this link to start the video. Make sure you have your speakers turned on and go to full screen asap.
http://youtu.be/FfZUzEB4rM8

If you have not checked out my Ramblin Man’s Photos Blog, you can do so by clicking this link…
http://ramblinmanphotos.wordpress.com/

All original material Copyright – Jim Jaillet 2013
For more information about my three books, click this link:
http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/panamaorbust

Yesterday I drove the motorhome the about 25 miles from East Bridgewater to Rochester, Massachusetts to the Gateway to Cape Cod Campground. This campground is part of the Thousand Trails RV Resort system of which Mary and I are members.

This location marks the furthest point east the motorhome will travel during my 2011-2013 two-year circumnavigation of the United States. Mary and I thoroughly visited Cape Cod in 2010. I plan to depart here tomorrow.

As always you may left click upon an image to see an enlarged view and then click once again to see an even larger view…

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Mary is back at  her home in California tending to some personal business. She has made her plane reservations and will fly to meet me in Boston, Massachusetts next Tuesday.

The weather continues lousy in New England. While the high temperatures have dissipated for the moment…the horrible humidity remains. This morning at 5:30 AM it was 90%, It’s raining right now with more on the way/ YUK!

In the below Google Earth image my location is shown by the yellow dot…

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Regarding yesterday’s Full-Time RVing Seminar… Camping USA told me they have not held a seminar in mid-summer before. Because most folks were out RVing we only had 18 attending…

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My cousin Mike took the above photo with my camera. My cousin Suzie who I have not seen for many years even made it with her husband, Lenny. My camera some how accidentally got in the watercolor mode…sorry about the harsh colors…

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Despite the smaller turnout folks seemed to really enjoy it. I got this nice comment from my cousin Mike…

Thanks a lot for a very informative seminar. Nice to have an experienced RV’er with your 49 years of RV’ing, including 18 years as a full timer, offering advice. Well Done!! Happy Camping. Response was overwhelming for this seminar.
We will be talking about it for some time. Stay Safe!

Camping USA did a nice job washing the motorhome in the watercolor mode…

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So, here’s my new camping spot…

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And the usual dinette window photo…

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With the horrible humidity, I had the A/C going immediately upon arrival.

The red dot on the below map shows our approximate location in the State of Massachusetts. You may double left-click the map to make it larger…

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Enjoying 65-75 degree temperatures with low humidity most of the year is a primary joy in the RVing lifestyle!

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving”…Albert Einstein

3E23M33J85Gb5Fc5M2cc4ab5610239cb71a2b

On October 27, 2012, I created a two-minute video titled America The Beautiful. The music America The Beautiful is by Christopher W. French. The photos, which I randomly selected, are from the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Tennessee, Washington and West Virginia (not shown in that order)…are mine. Yup, That’s me standing in front of the Post Office in Luckenbach, Texas…Y’all!

Click this link to start the video. Make sure you have your speakers turned on and go to full screen asap.
http://youtu.be/FfZUzEB4rM8

If you have not checked out my Ramblin Man’s Photos Blog, you can do so by clicking this link…
http://ramblinmanphotos.wordpress.com/

All original material Copyright – Jim Jaillet 2013
For more information about my three books, click this link:
http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/panamaorbust

The motorhome is parked at Camping USA in East Bridgewater, Massachusetts where today I’ll be presenting a seminar on full-time RVing. I plan to depart after the seminar.

Mary is back at  her home in California tending to some personal business. She has made her plane reservations and will fly to meet me in Boston, Massachusetts next Tuesday.

Another lousy day of weather yesterday. High of 67 degrees with 98% humidity while it rained for most of the day.

As always you may left click upon an image to see an enlarged view and then click once again to see an even larger view…

I thought I’d show you a few photos of Camping USA…

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In conjunction with my seminar, they are having a Christmas-In-July Sale and offering a substantial discount on parts for today only…

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While here, I’ve had little opportunity to talk with my cousin Mike as he always has a telephone stuck in his ear. I’m told they are have the busiest summer ever…

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While here, I had the technician clean and adjust the flame burners on the hot water heater…

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and the refrigerator…

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Presenting RVing seminars is another joy in my life of a full-time RVer!

The red dot on the below map shows our approximate location in the State of Massachusetts. You may double left-click the map to make it larger…

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Enjoying 65-75 degree temperatures most of the year is a primary joy in the RVing lifestyle!

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving”…Albert Einstein

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On October 27, 2012, I created a two-minute video titled America The Beautiful. The music America The Beautiful is by Christopher W. French. The photos, which I randomly selected, are from the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Tennessee, Washington and West Virginia (not shown in that order)…are mine. Yup, That’s me standing in front of the Post Office in Luckenbach, Texas…Y’all!

Click this link to start the video. Make sure you have your speakers turned on and go to full screen asap.
http://youtu.be/FfZUzEB4rM8

If you have not checked out my Ramblin Man’s Photos Blog, you can do so by clicking this link…
http://ramblinmanphotos.wordpress.com/

All original material Copyright – Jim Jaillet 2013
For more information about my three books, click this link:
http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/panamaorbust

The motorhome is parked at Thousand Trails Cherokee Landing RV Resort near Saulsbury, Tennessee. We are waiting out a rainy weekend and expect to depart from here tomorrow. You can read about this resort by clicking this link…
https://www.thousandtrails.com/getaways/tennessee/cherokeelanding.asp

Way out here in the country, we’re struggling with Internet signal problems. Keeping busy with miscellaneous stuff. Mary is resting and says she’s feeling better with each passing day.

Here are some early morning photos I took at a nearby small lake…

As always you may left click upon an image to see an enlarged view and then click once again to see an even larger view…

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Enjoying pretty, peaceful and quiet places is another joy in the life of a full-time RVer!

The red dot on the below map shows our approximate location near Memphis in the State of Tennessee. You may double left-click the map to make it larger…

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Enjoying 65-75 degree temperatures most of the year is a primary joy in the RVing lifestyle!

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving”…Albert Einstein

3E23M33J85Gb5Fc5M2cc4ab5610239cb71a2b

On October 27, 2012, I created a two-minute video titled America The Beautiful. The music America The Beautiful is by Christopher W. French. The photos, which I randomly selected, are from the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Tennessee, Washington and West Virginia (not shown in that order)…are mine. Yup, That’s me standing in front of the Post Office in Luckenbach, Texas…Y’all!

Click this link to start the video. Make sure you have your speakers turned on and go to full screen asap.
http://youtu.be/FfZUzEB4rM8

If you have not checked out my Ramblin Man’s Photos Blog, you can do so by clicking this link…
http://ramblinmanphotos.wordpress.com/

All original material Copyright – Jim Jaillet 2013
For more information about my three books, click this link:
http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/panamaorbust

Note: I’m now expecting to arrive in Memphis on April 14th….about 250 miles north of Vicksburg. Mary has made her flight reservations. She’ll meet me in Memphis on April 16th.

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The motorhome is parked at Moose Lodge #1581. I expect to depart here later this morning.

Vicksburg has a very interesting history which you can read about by clicking this Wikipedia link…
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vicksburg,_Mississippi

For my final blog entry I’m going to share with you a somewhat unusual business called the Tomato Place. Owner Luke was busy in the kitchen while his daughter Mallorie was busy behind the counter and both had little time to talk. I did find out this old funky roadside-type fruit stand has been there for 12 years. They make an assortment of breads, jellies, jams, pies, cookies, etc…that seems to be real popular with the local folks.

Here’s their website link…
http://www.thetomatoplace.com/info.html

The Vicksburg Visitors Center even features them in their booklet…
http://www.visitvicksburg.com/dine/details.aspx?id=1500

As always you may left click upon an image to see an enlarged view and then click once again to see an even larger view…

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They are located just a couple of miles south of Vicksburg at 3229 Hwy 61. Stop in…you won’t be disappointed!

If you have never visited Vicksburg, I highly encouraged you to do so. It’s a place you will not soon forget.

Enjoying interesting places is another joy in the life of a full-time RVer!

The red dot on the below map shows my approximate location in the State of Mississippi. You may double left-click the map to make it larger…

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Enjoying 65-75 degree temperatures most of the year is a primary joy in the RVing lifestyle!

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving”…Albert Einstein

3E23M33J85Gb5Fc5M2cc4ab5610239cb71a2b

On October 27, 2012, I created a two-minute video titled America The Beautiful. The music America The Beautiful is by Christopher W. French. The photos, which I randomly selected, are from the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Tennessee, Washington and West Virginia (not shown in that order)…are mine. Yup, That’s me standing in front of the Post Office in Luckenbach, Texas…Y’all!

Click this link to start the video. Make sure you have your speakers turned on and go to full screen asap.
http://youtu.be/FfZUzEB4rM8

If you have not checked out my Ramblin Man’s Photos Blog, you can do so by clicking this link…
http://ramblinmanphotos.wordpress.com/

All original material Copyright – Jim Jaillet 2013
For more information about my three books, click this link:
http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/panamaorbust

Note: Mary flies from Baton Rouge, Louisiana today to her home in California. I’m hoping to get her back with me by mid-April. My current plans are to stay here for a few days and then start SLOWLY drifting north along the Mississippi River to Memphis, Tennessee where I’ll then turn northeast heading for New England. Can’t go north too fast because it’s still cold up there!
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The motorhome is currently parked at VFW Post #4224 in Baker, a few miles north of Baton Rouge.

Yesterday was devoted to laundry and other preparations for Mary’s departure later today. Nothing exciting to report there…so today I’ll share what happened last Saturday after we toured Vermillion Ville. If you missed that Blog entry you can read it by clicking this link…
http://wp.me/pDCku-7k0

You can read about this Cajun Music Jam weekly event by clicking this link…
http://www.bayouvermiliondistrict.org/index.cfm?load=page&page=55

As we entered Vermillion Ville we were followed by August Broussard, one of Louisiana’s most famous Cajun musicians. Broussard, 64, plays the accordion, guitar, steel guitar, harmonica and fiddle. He has been playing the traditional style of Cajun music professionally for over 35 years. He was accompanied by his student, 17-year-old Darien Fontaine. We had previously met August Broussard while in Lake Charles during Mardi Gras about a month ago. To read more about August Broussard, the living legend, click this link…
http://www.acadianmuseum.com/legends.php?viewID=208

As always you may left click upon an image to see an enlarged view and then click once again to see an even larger view…

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Here are a few photos that I took during the Cajun Music Jam…

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You can get the flavor of this Cajun Music Jam by watching my short video by clicking this link…
http://youtu.be/t5JigzcvBI8

Cajun Music songs have a tendency to last several minutes. If your feet do not start toe-tapping to this music…you’re dead! A great time was had by all! Mary and I both wished we could be here every Saturday!

Enjoying the Cajun Music Jams is another joy in the life of a full-time RVer!

The red dot on the below map shows our approximate location in the State of Louisiana. You may double left-click the map to make it larger…

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Enjoying 65-75 degree temperatures most of the year is a primary joy in the RVing lifestyle!

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving”…Albert Einstein

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All original material Copyright – Jim Jaillet 2013
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