What We Learned We spent 5 weeks together, with 0 breaks, driving 6,500 miles across 20 different states, and visiting 6 National Parks. We are not perfect. We are a family! Most importantly, we grew together, and love each other MORE! It wasn't easy. It wasn't hard. It was amazing. It wasn't always fun. But, we lived it together. We laughed. We cried. We sang.… Continue reading Wrapping it Up
Alice's Birthplace We left Cincinnati and headed to Jackson Center, OH, home of the Airstream factory, and Alice's birthplace. We took a tour and learned so much about their production line. Our tour guide has worked at Airstream for 50 years, and been giving tours for the past 30 years. It was so heart warming… Continue reading Heading to the Windy City
Urban Adventures We were incredibly impressed with downtown Cincinnatti, the food, the architecture, the city pride, and the things to do. This city has revitalized itself, coming from the most dangerous city in American nearly 10 years ago, to a tourist destination. Findley Park has German heritage and amazing food, from the chocolates to the… Continue reading A Taste of Cincinnatti
Charging Our Batteries Alice is resting for several days at a beautiful campground within Winton Woods County Park outside of Cincinnati. (Thank you Buchanan's for the recommendation!) The sites are beautiful and spacious and the park has a golf course, water park for younger children and boat rentals. We walked and roller bladed on the… Continue reading Cincinnati, the Rhodes are Here!
We started our adventure with exploring whether we'd like to build a tiny house or buy a camper. For us, the Airstream seemed like the best alternative. So we set out sight unseen and purchased Alice, our '85 Airstream, with the goal of renovating "her" ourselves. We stripped everything out, including the nearly 20 year… Continue reading Alice was Born