Laramie to Lincoln

With 1177 miles behind us, we've already enjoyed a lot of incredible scenery.  Eastern Oregon has a unique beauty with rolling hills in desert terrain, which slowly gives way to greenery along the Snake River in Idaho. Fields of corn and other crops bordered I-84 through Idaho and into Utah where the landscape turns rugged…

Leaving Home

Originally, when making our plans, we had been hoping to drive out of Eugene early on the morning of Saturday Sept. 24th, but we woke up that Saturday morning with a house that still seemed full of stuff (what? how?). We spent our last day there working in overdrive: one last load to the dump,…

Beginning of The Dream

Some people reading this blog may need a little background - how did we get to Florida, and for Pete's sake, why?!? Our boat dreams began (yet again) in earnest during the winter/spring of 2015.  Joe and his business partners had recently sold their smallish company, and so we suddenly found ourselves with two unexpected…