Vacation And Happy Return To Our Cruising Lifestyle

I think any purposeful break from a lifestyle has the potential to recharge your personal batteries…and this roadtrip with the family was no exception. 

Kids Corner: Back For A Visit

Another road trip up Baja by car knocked out…kids back in the land of plenty. Here’s a quick Kids Corner take on it all-

Catalina Moon

My wife takes great pictures.  She shot this at approx 0530 in the morning as we were leaving Twin Harbors, Catalina last July.

Rosie the Riveter Museum and Mountain Hardware Store

In April we attended the Pacific Sail and Power Boat Show in Richmond, Ca USA,,,,and found a few unexpected surprises that were awesome. Right beside the historic former Ford Manufacturing Plant where the Pacific Sailboat and Power Boat Show was being held is the Rosie the Riveter museum, shown in the picture above.  Before lunch, […]

Paso Robles Road Trip- Part III

Yep, we ended this road trip between Christmas and New Years in Paso Robles,,,,and we were pretty surprised as the place was slammed busy.   Lots of people there meant we had no reservations,,,,which meant we found new places to eat and explore; it was all good and we’re glad we found great new places […]

Buellton (Ca, USA) to Paso Robles Roadtrip- Part 2

We had already road tripped from Orange County (Ca, USA) to Buellton and spent several very cold nights camping in a tent there.  On the 28th, we pulled chocks (packed) and took off.  Originally we were going to see Hearst Castle up the coast from San Luis Obispo, but as we did the drive, we […]

Orange County (Ca, USA) to Paso Robles (Ca, USA) RoadTrip- Part 1

Tulum IV is for sale so we’re not spending as much time on her to keep her clean.  So, this year my wife took the initiative.  I usually get bright idea about this time of year to take the entire family to Yosemite for a couple of days of snow camping (as in the snow, […]

Camping with the Ghosts of Calico

Ghost Towns, the old West and Silver strikes in California were all on my mind as I thought about one of the campouts we did as Boy Scouts so long ago,,,,to a real life Ghost Town just outside of Los Angeles, Ca, USA.  Me and my family don’t have a particular perchant for Ghosts or […]

In Search of Good Red Wine for my Tin Cup Chalice- Part 3

Saturday of the 4-Day Trip to Paso Robles in search of good red wine for our tin cup chalices,,,,,starts the same way every saturday that we can be in Paso Robles,,,,,a can’t miss event, no matter what:  Templeton Farmers Market.  I am partial, but I have to say I think this is one of the […]