the adventure continues in Vail, AZ

This past month we sold our fifth wheel RV and moved back into our house in Vail, AZ. Our 20,000 miles around the country taught us a lot of things - one of which is gratitude. The more miles we put on, the more we appreciated the beautiful sunshine of southern AZ and the familiarity of friendship. Moving back into a house has given us peace as we look forward to the arrival of our third little … [Read more...]

An Update From Montana

To date (since we left Tucson in February), we have driven about 17,000 miles. Here is a quick recap of some of the things we have done together as a family. So far: We have traveled through 26 States. We have learned a whole lot about RVing. We have volunteered with over 40 non-profit organizations. We did a project where we intentionally gave every day (as a family) for … [Read more...]

Day #115: Give to Amy D

Congratulations to Amy D – this week’s featured giver and prize winner (item of her choice from UV Skinz). Amy's Story: Today I spent the day with 5th graders, chaperoning a field trip, but also guiding them, as they were doing “on-the-job experience”. More than once I was thanked, unprompted, by one of my charges. Our next prize is a leather ipad 1 case from Sena Cases. Sena Cases produces … [Read more...]

Day #90: Give with The Shepherd’s Center in Winston-Salem, NC

Before we began GiveEveryDay, Stephanie & I asked ourselves how we wanted to live our lives if we had only one year to live. We decided that we would want to (1) deemphasize our things, (2) spend time with our family, and (3) give to others. We want our days and years to be meaningful. We recognize how fragile life is and how quickly it can end. This morning my family and I met with the … [Read more...]

East Coast Route for April – May – June

Mapping our route isn't as easy as it might seem. We have specific organizations we want to volunteer with, we have friends we would love to see, we have cost figures to consider, and we have campgrounds to reserve. That said, here is our tentative schedule for the next 3 months: April 1-10 Woodbine, GA April 10-11 Savannah, GA April 11-12 Macon, GA April 12-13 Hixson, TN April 13-21 … [Read more...]