Monthly Archives: December 2012

Here we are Florida – 40 degrees – huh?

Yup – not a typo – arrived in Destin Florida (more correctly Miramar Beach) yesterday to the heart stoping temperature of 40 (that’s four zero) degrees at 3 PM and expected to go to freezing by evening – everyone around … Continue reading

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Last Day N’awlins – Mrs. O’Brien goes to cooking school!

Today was our last day here in fabulous New Orleans.  It has been exciting (at times too exciting), educational and hectic.  We have walked, talked, ridden and toured the French Quarter, driven completely around Lake Pontchartrain – no easy feat … Continue reading

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One downfall of living in an RV….

If anyone has been following the news lately (and I don’t see how you could miss it) we are having a bit of what is termed “inclement weather” in the New Orleans area.  Now, for us Whidbey Islanders, a bit … Continue reading

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No, it’s not a “leg lamp” – it’s a Major Award

Most people have probably seen or at least heard of “A Christmas Story” – you know, about the kid who only wants an Official Red Ryder Carbine-Action Two-Hundred-Shot Range Model Air Rifle! And everyone from Santa to Mom to Miss … Continue reading

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N’awleans we is here!

Arrived in N’awleans late on the afternoon of December 22.  We are staying at Pontchartrain Landing RV Park – on the shore of that famous lake so often discussed in Hurricane Katrina events.  These events have been discussed, photographed and … Continue reading

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The final day in Memphis

Today was our last day is Memphis – probably time to move on as the weather is getting colder and they are projecting it to be in the 30’s by mid next week – if we want it that cold … Continue reading

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The pink pig limo

So, I promised you the pink limo, and here it is. They came to our RV, picked us up, took us to a restaurant called Marlowe’s (who must be geniuses at marketing since they are not particularly diverse in their … Continue reading

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