Letter Home 10


Where we’ve been and what we’ve done, from Lake Charles LA to Destin FL

You can use the timecode links below to jump to a particular section of the video


Lake Charles

Twelve Oaks RV Park http://www.twelveoaksrv.com/

Froggeez 0:08

Mud Bugz 0:24


New Orleans

Pontchartrain Landing http://www.pontchartrainlanding.com/

Getting lost 1:02

Wandering NO 2:26

Pontchartrain Landing music3:23



Destin West Resort https://www.destinwestrvresort.com/

Getting settled 3:54

Clams! 4:06

Crabs! Reference crab video

Sand Sculptures 4:54

Froggeez! 5:25

Beach Shenanigans 5:54

Squeaky sand & more beach views 7:06



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Crashing waves in silence

Royal Playa Del Carmen – review

Wonderful all-inclusive.  Highly recommended.

Is the Royal perfect?  No.

Is the Royal almost perfect?  Yes.

First off, I’m someone that usually works to stay away from all-inclusive resorts.  The idea of going to a new place in the world and being separated from the people that live in that place is a big turn-off.  When I go someplace, I want to be *in* the place, so I can see what it’s really like. Continue reading “Royal Playa Del Carmen – review”

St. Croix 2015

It was past time for another beach trip and in the spirit of “just do it,” Susan booked the resort and air travel in the space of about 5 minutes. I could be exaggerating a bit, but not by much.

By May 9th, we were off to St. Croix. Ahhhhh.

Continue reading “St. Croix 2015”

Learn an language!

I’ve seen the following ad on Facebook a few times over the last few weeks and clearly since I’m both

  1. Over 40
  2. Male


The language video for me is one that contains imagery of a young happy woman with large mammalian protuberances, standing near a beach.

I wonder if they’ve created a similar video for women.  It would probably feature a young happy man with a large mammalian protuberance.  Most likely his nose.

Because You Needed a Picture of an Iguana

Taken in St. Thomas.  Oh to be on a beach, watching the igs chase each other or falling out of trees.


The best way to end a day on the island.

Plata Prieta

We had the beach all to ourselves.

Plata Prieta, a beach alone.

Ahh, Beach

Haven’t posted any pictures from our PR trip here so here’s the first.

View of the beach from the door of our condo.  We were staying at Ababor Suites on Vieques.