In 1963, Martin Luther King delivered the following speech... I hope you take the time to really read this iconic peace of literature in its entirety. We remember you, Martin Luther King Jr. ~Kim
I know! The title is confusing. My friend Tom (at Tom being Tom) has bestowed upon me the name of one of Santa's eight reindeer! I am now known in some circles as Donner. Is Donner cool? I hope Donner is cool. And I received an award! The Blogger Recognition Award! It really is an … Continue reading Kim Being Tom … Being Tom
I can't remember exactly when it was... One of my sisters was getting ready for her third or was it the fourth parade that summer as Queen of such and such. (It seemed as one or the other was always crowned 'something!') The other was helping her primp. I was just sitting at the table … Continue reading If You Grow
Winding down December! Here is the last of the Christmas pictures, scenery pictures, and a few candid shots of our December in Texas. A four-minute slideshow with an awesome song! (Music: Second Star to the Right by The Devil Music Company) Live your best life! ~Kim
We have been on the road for two solid months. (The Stone Begins to Roll.) I can tell you now how this lifestyle is working for my health. Physically and Mentally. First, I want to be straight up with you. RVing was an option the hubby and I found very appealing for us. The actual … Continue reading This is Fibromyalgia on the Road
If you know me, then you know I call things I use to assist me when I have painful flare; cheaters! I don't know why. Here are three of my cheaters just for you! Consider it an early Christmas Gift... 1. Tommy Copper Hello, Tommy Copper! Why haven't I tried this before?!?! Well, I have tried … Continue reading Three of My Cheaters to Fight Pain
We own a Keystone Impact 359. This is a 5th Wheel Toy Hauler named the Rolling Stone. It is 39' long, approximately 13,000 pounds at dry weight. We pull the Rolling Stone with a Chevy Silverado 3500 diesel. It is a lot to handle! Driving down the road with this massive 5th Wheel hitched to … Continue reading The ‘Impact’ of Parking (The Rolling Stone)
I want to say hello! I fought my way back! I thought about how I started this blog to simply remember how to write, not much more than that... but did I receive so much more from all of you! Wow. I want to share an account of the road (paved with good intentions) that … Continue reading Don’t Mess With Texas
Yep, we did it. We purchased our 'rig.' A 2020 Keystone Impact 359, 5th wheel, toy hauler. Say that five times fast! Here is the kicker; we still haven't seen it in real life. There is no need to go to an RV dealer's lot to purchase an RV these days if they are honest … Continue reading The Stone Begins to Roll!
Ok, we are living in some pretty good digs right now. There is a fireplace! There is a lake and a grill and a fire pit. I'm certainly not complaining. All I want to make clear is that I am ready to have my own home again. Whatever I define as my home. That would be … Continue reading The Search for an RV.
September is National Pain Awareness Month. I have a chronic pain disease called Fibromyalgia Syndrome. You can read what fibro is: here. (This is a typical night for me. I describe it as follows.) I think the hardest thing for a person with chronic pain is to tell you how they are doing. (Seriously.) You ask me … Continue reading Talking Bluntly about Night Time Chronic Pain
On January 1st, after a year of driving Uber and Lyft while finishing his trading courses, my husband became a full-time day trader. He (Jeff) had been a maintenance technician for almost 20 years, this was a significant career risk! He was hanging up his tool belt for an unknown future. Let me put the … Continue reading A Destination Starts at the Beginning