posts from category: Road Trip

Tahoma, Tacoma, or Rainier

The American Indians named the mountain Tahoma which translates to Snowy Mountain Peak.  And I am here to say right this minute that the name Tahoma is much more descriptive than Rainier.  Rainier was the name of a friend of … Keep Reading…

Regarding Bitterroots

If there is a better name for the Bitterroot Mountains, I don’t know what it would be.  And for those that have not traveled the Bitteroots, I suggest you consider doing so.   As we tootled along at about 50 … Keep Reading…

Let’s Catch Up

Dear Reader: Our Dog House is gone.  Sold to some people from Europe.  And it did not go well. To recap, Rayman asked the RV dealership to send the check to us in Portland.  THAT did not happen.  They claim … Keep Reading…

What’s to Like About Portlandia

Full disclosure, I’m no expert.  We’re not experts.  However, there are noticeable differences between Morro Bay and PDX  (PDX is the shorthand for Portland airport which they use all over the city in lieu of Portland).  Think Xmas for Christmas. … Keep Reading…

Short Cut aka Cut Short

In November of last year, we planned a trip to Orcas Island, an island in the archipelago of the San Juan Islands.  At the island resort of Rosario, old and fancy seemingly from another era.   It looked so impressive.  … Keep Reading…

Travails with the Traveling Princess

Let me start this confession with a confession.  Boy, did I screw up. And now let me say it was not my fault…exactly.   And now this. On Saturday morning, we left the hills of Camarillo with our Dog House … Keep Reading…