Vanlife: Laundry

[NOTE: I’ve blogged all these “how-to” posts before, but am gonna re-run them on occasion, since folks may have missed them, and many of them have been updated or expanded since they were first posted.] The easiest and most direct way to deal with dirty laundry, of course, is a simple trip to the laundromat. … More Vanlife: Laundry

History Museum

I always like the local history museums in every city I visit: they always have cool stuff that the bigger museums don’t have. Some photos from the Augusta GA history museum. ​A few blocks away is the James Brown statue. “I feel good, da-da da-da da-da dant…” ​Also not far away is the Civil War … More History Museum

Living History Village

OK, technically Living History Park is in North Augusta, which is, technically, across the Savannah River in South Carolina.  🙂  In the summer there are re-enactors here depicting 19th century life in a rural village. But even without the “living history”, it’s a nice place to walk around. Some photos from an afternoon visit. ​The … More Living History Village

My “Fish Pedicure”

This has to rank as one of the strangest things I’ve ever done ….. The Red Garra is a nondescript little minnow from the Middle East that has become a fad in the cosmetic industry—and produced something of a controversy. The Cypriniformes are a family of fish that includes carp, minnows, and the ordinary goldfish. Several … More My “Fish Pedicure”


Riverwalk is a park that runs along the Savannah River in Augusta GA. It’s a nice place to take a walk, see some birdies and critters, and have a picnic lunch. Some photos from an afternoon in the park. ​Riverwalk ​Railroad bridge over the Savannah River ​Paddling on the river ​Arrowhead plants ​Looking upriver ​Painted … More Riverwalk

Happy Spring !!!!!!

To everyone everywhere–Happy Easter, Passover, Ramadan, Beltane, Vernal Equinox, or whatever else it is you choose to celebrate in Spring. I’m just gonna dance naked in the flowers. It’s in the 80s here this week. This winter was brutal, and I thought it would neverrrrrr end. 🙂