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A Beautiful Park in Valentine Nebraska

A Beautiful Park in Valentine Nebraska

Monday the 19th, of August 2018 Today we decided to leave South Dakota and see her neighbor to the south. Nebraska.  Watch out Nebraska here come the Marty’s. After looking at free campsites.net we found what looked to be a beautiful park in Valentine, Nebraska. I was floored that they let you stay there. For five dollars a day you can pull almost any size rig into it and stay the night. A quiet little spot after dark it has…

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South Dakota, Nebraska and to much rain. pt3

South Dakota, Nebraska and to much rain. pt3

South Dakota, Nebraska and to much rain. Sunday the 18th of August 2018 We awoke to more rain and dreary conditions so we decided early on that we weren’t going to even bother looking for another RV place. We were going to go and see the South Dakota state capital and spend the night in a hotel. I know…we’re cheaters. Ah well. We got a great deal at the Econo Lodge and they let us have our dog. The capital…

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Trip to South Dakota pt 2

Trip to South Dakota pt 2

Saturday the 17th of August 2018 If you want to read anything from part one of our Trip to South Dakota click here. Upon waking up we changed took Marley out and went in to the Casino for the breakfast buffet. I know what I said about buffets before but really how can you resist a breakfast buffet. It’s was pretty good. That day we drove to the little town of Chamberlain, SD to see the Dignity Statue. It’s a…

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South Dakota pt 1 The Royal River Casino

South Dakota pt 1 The Royal River Casino

Friday the 16th August 2018 We left on our journey to South Dakota and the Royal River Casino today. We were driving ‘Woody’ our trusty Chevy Express 1500 van which we converted to a Tiny Home. You can a tour of that here LINK and see some of how it’s built here LINK. The road through Minnesota was fine and the day passed wonderfully. Our spirits were high with the exception of leaving our dear cat behind we had hopes…

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We did it. We bought the camper we’ll be full timing in.

We did it. We bought the camper we’ll be full timing in.

Well, folks we did it. We went out and bought a camper for us to live in and made a goal date. Our goal date is 4.5 years from now. That will be January 1st, 2023 and we will extricate ourselves from the system we’ve put ourselves in. Now don’t get me wrong we aren’t completely dropping out at all. Nope, we’re just going to stop doing the kind of work we do now and living the kind of way…

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Good News, Bad News, a Scamp, or a Bus

Good News, Bad News, a Scamp, or a Bus

Well, first off it’s been way to long and don’t forget about the video at the end of the article. We’ve wondered how you’re doing? What you’re doing? What’s happening in your life? Ours has been busy. In Minnesota, we are just finishing what we call, ‘Mud Season’. It’s an interesting time where everything melts and stays on top while the under soil still melts. Lot’s of mud. Fun times. Elissa and I have just finished some deep talking. Initially,…

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Tiny Desk Concert Contest 2018

Tiny Desk Concert Contest 2018

Hello everyone, We wish you happiness and joy for now and always. This week Elissa and I got sick. Yup, we came down with that bad flu that’s been going around. We got the whole ball of wax. Sleepy, coughs, fever, body aches. Oh man, it’s yucky. Therefore we are publishing something from my other blog. TrevorMarty.blogspot.com National Public Radio has a contest every year called, Tiny Desk Concert Contest and the winner gets to play at the main studio in…

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Homemade Turkey Pot Pie

Homemade Turkey Pot Pie

Hey Gang- Today we’re making Homemade Turkey Pot Pie with our frozen leftover Thanksgiving turkey. It’s a perfect thing to try if you have even the littlest experience in the kitchen. Now as with anything we cook we suggest a sort of doing your own thing attitude. Ingrediants: Pie crust 1-2 cups of turkey cubed and precooked carrot 2 potatoes 1/2 yellow onion Brocolli Broth Flour 2 tbls butter In the video, you’ll notice I cooked the veggies first then…

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Sit in the passenger seat at the RTR

Sit in the passenger seat at the RTR

This week’s adventures take us back to the RTR. Come along as we drive from our campsite to the road and beyond. You will see campers, rigs, vans and the like as we leave and go to get water, but you’re going to see it from the passenger perspective. You’ll see it from the dash cam. We drove slow from camp because there was a lot of dust and we were trying to keep the dust down. No one wants…

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Walking in the Winter Wonderland

Walking in the Winter Wonderland

Howdy Y’all- Today Elissa and I go walking in a Winter wonderland that is Quarry Hill Nature Center. (LINK) Quarry Hill is located in Rochester, Mn and is a very well loved and used park. Whether people are cross country skiing in the Winter or bike riding and running in the Summer people love it. Generous parking, (sorry no overnights..sad face) a nature center building which houses maps, books, a live bee hive, huge aquarium, and education room and lots…

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