The Happy Place Diaries

A Happy Life starts with a Happy Place

I would like to start this by saying Thank you to everyone that has paid us a visit, left a comment, and started following this Blog. We started this blog at the end of October 2018.  The intent was to document our Journey.  I was quickly approaching my retirement date and wanted to have a …

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Well, Winter has finally paid us a visit here in the Pacific Northwest.  It’s been pretty mild so far.  Typical winter weather passed us by in December and January, but February has come in with a cold snap and even dropped a bit of snow. A great opportunity to talk about winterizing the RV.  Now …

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This past weekend we spent at an RV Part in McMinnville next to the Evergreen Air & Space museum.  During our stay there we had many discussions with some “Newbie” RVers.  Among the discussions of our RV set ups and how to’s, we discussed the reasons why we started RVing. For us it was something …

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This weeks BIG 5 List is all about pets.  Yep for the most part our four legged friends that love to hop in the RV and head out for adventures with us. We have two traveling companions, Sadie and Chunk.  They are campers through and through.  When it’s time to load up the trailer, they …

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It’s been two months since my last day of employment.  My retirement day and “ceremony” was nothing special other than the drive home when I realized that waking up every morning was going to be different.  I would have to find a new purpose for getting out of bed.  Life was no longer about waking …

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