On The Road Again, Again
There is something about taking off for another year of adventure that just feels right.
Granted we have only been in Dallas for one month and 10 days of that was spent in Spain, it still feels like we are starting fresh again. We spent time with our families, let go a little more of our old lives and belongings, spent countless hours in front of computers backing up and preparing for the future. As we said our goodbyes and headed out of Dallas we almost immediately started feeling that strange adjustment in attitude with a new perspective in view. It still amazes me how a trip never seems real until the moment it begins. So here it is, our beginning to year 3 on the road again.
Now, if we could have only started a little earlier than 8pm…
Yes, we got a late start but it was a start none the less. We drove through to Snyder, TX and called the Rip Griffin Travel Center home for the night amongst at least a dozen trucks. There is nothing like the smell of exhaust and the sound of air brakes at a small town truck stop to start the trip off right. We slept like babies.
We woke up this morning (well, Jason did) filled up the tank (got raped on diesel at 4.07 a gallon) and started our 7 hour drive through the “real world” as I call it. Small farming communities, vast fields of oil rigs and the places that we know exist but rarely take notice of. It’s the behind the scenes tour rural America.
The snowy cotton fields of Texas…
Singa the co-pilot…
Fields of free energy (sort of)…
Scenic pit stops…
We finally made it to Cloud Country, New Mexico our home for the next few days.
Untamed Tom and Linda
Hey you two!
We so much enjoyed meeting you, thanks for stopping by our booth in wild and wooly Tombstone. Hope you didn’t get shot up at the OK Corral. Drive safely, we’ll look forward to seeing more pics of your journey.
Love the updates! Mostly excited about seeing you all soon!!
I love pixs of your cats! You look like great kitty parents!
Thanks Mary, we like to think we are.
Buy a used Diesel Pusher, a Country Coach Allure or some intermediate model as I have seen several 40 footers with two slides selling for less than $50K….a bargain, and these coaches are tanks.
We already full time and own a D.Pusher.
Dave, while those are some good deals and good coaches, we want to stay under 30 feet for this next year. It is sad how much RV’s are new verses used… it’s a wonder some new RV’s sell at all sometimes.
Dallas misses you both terribly, but We’re all looking forward to your new adventures, and seeing all of your cute outfits, Nikki. You and Jason should do a special on how to look smashing on the road. You both seem to excell in that area!
Oh I’m so glad to see you back on the road..I’ve missed both of you ! Happy Traveling
Nice pics and I know that wonderful sense of freedom to be back on the road again! lucky youses! still in suspense over what can you went for. did you name it yet? safe travels! xox Karin & Ludger
Back on the road…what a liberating feeling. It’s crazy how beautiful the middle of nowhere can be.
As for the new RV, you’ll have to stay in suspense as we haven’t purchased our new one yet….we’re still looking for that perfect one!
Monica @ J5MM
Love following along on your travels and watching the wonderful videos you create! If you ever come to Seattle please drop me a line!! xoxo
Thanks Monica! We’re heading to Seattle late Summer 2013 so we hope to see you there. Keep watchin’ and we’ll have our map page updated soon.
Wonderful pictures. Good luck on your travels.