Minidoka National Historic Site

During World War II, 110,000 American citizens of Japanese descent were incarcerated.  Their crime?  Looking like the enemy.  With little notice, they were forced to abandon their homes and businesses and move to internment camps.  Of course, like the Indian reservations, these internment camps were built where no white people wanted to live.  Instead of …

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One Step Ahead of the Weather

Tom keeps a very close eye on the weather.  He has several weather apps he looks at multiple times a day.  His favorites are Weather Underground and The Weather Channel.  We can live in the RV in most kinds of weather, but when we are traveling it is important to keep updated.  For instance, if …

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Saying Goodbye Hurts My Heart

We departed Ohio again on December 28, hoping for warmer temperatures further south.  We left Ohio three days earlier than planned because of the polar deep freeze.  I don’t mind leaving the place, but saying goodbye to the people I love hurts my heart. Living in an RV full-time is a really fun way to …

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Newark Earthworks in Newark, Ohio

Ohio was a mound-building center for the ancient Hopewell Culture.  I wrote about our visit to the Hopewell Culture National Historical Park and you can read that post here.  On our recent visit to Newark we took time to visit the Newark Earthworks and walk around the Great Circle Mound. The Newark Earthworks is a …

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