Adventures of Brian and Dee

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Tiny But Tough

At first glance the meadow at Pine Grove, AZ, is just different shades of green surrounded by tall Ponderosa Pines — probably why they cleverly named the camp site Pine Grove. The edge of the meadow melts into deep forest. What you don’t see, at first, are the wildflowers … other than plumes of golden Continue Reading

A Tale of Two Beach Vacations

Shown below are two pictures from vacations we have taken to the seashore, one recently, one several years ago. You can see in each of them a lovely view of the ocean. And each has a fairly uncrowded beach. I can tell you that we had a wonderful time on each of these vacations and Continue Reading

Flowers or Weeds? You decide.

Wildflowers were lovely from Northern California up through Oregon and then back again. I have no idea what some of the names are. I saw Queen Anne’s lace, phlox, daisies, sweetpeas, yellow daisies, dandelion, clover, lupine. and much more. God creates such beauty.

The Long, Winding Road Home

We extended our stay in Tillicum Beach by 5 days which meant we had to shuffle our schedule for the remainder of the trip in order to get back on time. This also meant changing our route back. We had planned to come back through Idaho, then Utah and then through northern Arizona. We decided Continue Reading

Look For It

Lost Hills RV and Camping Resort in guess where? Lost Hills, CA, is basically a parking lot for trailers. Instead of blacktop or pavement, the vehicles sit on hard-packed dirt. Each site has a tree, picnic table with water and electric hookups. Nonetheless, it’s still a dusty parking lot. So why look for beauty here? Continue Reading