Galveston – Part II

Hello everyone! Long time no post…sorry about that. Both Jim and I have been ill since before Christmas. We’re both feeling better now, so this will be a fairly long chat in order to catch up on our adventures. As planned, we spent the month of December on the beach at Galveston Island, TX. We…

Carnival Cruise to Mexico

While in Galveston this Spring, we saw a cruise ship arrive. The passengers looked like they were having so much fun, we were inspired to book a 5-day Mexican cruise for December. We had a boarding appointment at 11:30 am Monday, December 10. Carnival definitely has people moving down to a science. It seemed that…

Galveston Part One

December on the Beach We left home base in Livingston, TX on Dec 3 for the short drive to Galveston, TX where we have reservations for the month of December at the Sandpiper RV Resort, located adjacent to Stewart Beach.  We can see (and hear) the ocean from our RV site – and the sunrises…

New Orleans

We left Livingston in our GMC Canyon the Sunday after Thanksgiving headed to New Orleans for a fabulous five nights.  We stayed at Harrah’s Casino which is near the French Quarter, Jackson Square, the Warehouse District and more. It was a long five hour drive through rainy weather. By the time we arrived, we were…

Santa Catalina Panama

We took another “staycation” in the tiny little surf village of Santa Catalina.  It’s located on the west side of the Azuero Peninsula, about a four-hour drive from Las Tablas.  The village is very small, and we visited during the off season, so most of the restaurants and hotels in the area were closed for…