Mary is no longer available for RV traveling, but we remain good friends.
Because we have 4,000+ postings, I’ve invited her to continue posting entries on this blog.
I’m currently in my 22nd year of full-time RVing and my lifestyle is changing, For more info click Here
The motorhome is parked at Thousand Trails RV Resort in Chehalis, Washington. I’ll depart here later this morning.
Since my RVing life is changing (see above), I’m starting to re-visit previously visited places. So rather than constantly re-blogging past entries, I’ve decided to do something different.
In 2011-2013, Mary and I did a 682 day, 12,679 miles in the motorhome and 8,000 miles in the Bronco, circumnavigation of the United States, which I called The Great Adventure. I called it so because other than my oldest granddaughter’s high school graduation in June in Connecticut, I didn’t know where we would be going or when we would be there!
So, unless I do something really different and unusual warranting a new blog entry, I’ll be posting entries from that trip.
This entry was posted April 30, 2012…
I’m currently in Albuquerque, New Mexico awaiting Mary’s arrival on Tuesday, May 1st.
Prior to my arrival about a week ago, I did my usual Internet search of places I might like to visit while in an area. I’m particularly drawn to unique places and things.
Having lived in Washington State…the location of Microsoft headquarters…and being somewhat of a computer nerd…this thing sounded like a quick and easy thing to do. On my first day in Albuquerque while driving around scoping out the city…I found myself going right by the location.
But I already knew it was gone…recently stolen! You can read all about the theft by clicking this link…
Here’s what was stolen…
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…
But I still wanted to see the location of this unique place so I stopped by 199 California Street and took this photo…
You can see where the plaque used to be. Nonetheless…it was interesting to see the place where Microsoft began.
Here’s a 1978 photo of the Microsoft staff. Would you have invested your money with this group???
The photo comes from the below link about the history of Microsoft…
As a full-time RVer I enjoy visiting historic places.
TWO FOR THE PRICE OF ONE! MARY WROTE A MANY GREAT BLOGS…SO WHENEVER SHE PUBLISHED A BLOG POSTING THE SAME DAY THAT I DID…YOU WILL BE ABLE TO READ HER BLOG BY CLICKING THE BELOW LINK! DO IT NOW…!!!
I HOPE YOU ENJOYED THE PHOTOS.
Yesterday was mostly cloudy and 72 degrees. Forecast for today is mostly cloudy and 66 degrees.
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
My current travel rig is a 2006 Fleetwood 26′ Class A Motorhome and a towed 1986 Ford Bronco II, Eddie Bauer Model. This photo was taken in the desert at Slab City near Niland, California…
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.
If you would like to see my YouTube videos, click this link… http://www.youtube.com/user/JimJ1579/videos
There are more than 700 photo albums in my Picasa Web Albums File. To gain access, you simply have to click this link… https://get.google.com/albumarchive/110455945462646142273?source=pwa
If you have not checked out my Ramblin Man’s Photos Blog, you can do so by clicking this link…http://ramblinmanphotos.wordpress.com/
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