A Tale of Two Parks

A Tale of Two Parks

Continuing our trek north I must tell the tale of 2 very different park experiences. As I've mentioned, traveling during the summer months presents challenges finding spots. Thus far we like sticking to state parks over private campgrounds mostly due to costs. I have yet to check availability at other types of campgrounds but my [...]

Our First “Boondockers Welcome” Site – Edmore, MI

Our First “Boondockers Welcome” Site – Edmore, MI

After leaving Ionia SRA we needed a spot for the weekend as all of the nearby state parks were booked. I signed up for a membership with Boondockerswelcome.com to begin my search while at Ionia SRA. A quick explanation. The website Boondockers Welcome is all about connecting property owners with people traveling via a self [...]

Ionia State Recreation Area – Ionia, MI + Car Trade

Ionia State Recreation Area – Ionia, MI + Car Trade

Our first official Michigan park since we started this full time RV adventure. After leaving Shane's family's house we trekked north about 2 hours to Ionia SRA. You might be wondering how we picked our first stop. Simply, campsite availability. The coastal parks are all booked up so we headed up the middle of the [...]

A Kayaking Trip

As I sit back and take in my surroundings, an overwhelming sense of peace washes over me.  The aliveness of this moment is unmistakable.  I do not want it to end.  The sounds of nature surround me.  It is nearing dusk.  The forest is alive with animals preparing for night. I am floating along ever [...]

Week 24 & 25: Inspiration & Freedom

Week 24 & 25:  Inspiration & Freedom

For the 52-week photography challenge: Week 24:  Inspiration: Who inspires you? "Inspiration comes from many places. Tell us about who inspires you." While away this past weekend on a kayaking trip I snapped some photos of our lovely and peaceful surroundings.  For Week 24, I decided to go with "What" inspires me instead of "Who".  [...]