Author Archives: Serene

About Serene

We live full time in our fifth wheel and travel and volunteer. We remember everyday how blessed we are to have the opportunity to live this season of our lives in this way.

Randy’s Bucket List – Tahiti and an OverWater Bungalow

Randy has wanted to go to Tahiti for eons but it was always too far, too expensive, and then too difficult to leave the trailer and Elko.   When we lost our sweet boy last summer (Elko’s Last Blog) we wanted something … Continue reading

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The Cruise Main Event!

On our 15 day Panama Canal Cruise,  only two days were spent in Panama.  (All the other days are detailed in the previous post Mom’s Bucket List Cruise.)  We met people on our ship who had traversed the canal several … Continue reading

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 Mom’s Bucket-List Trip

During a discussion about potential cruises, my mom Beverly mentioned that she really wanted to go on a Panama Canal cruise.   My parents and younger brother lived in Panama during the early 80’s.  (Randy and I were in college … Continue reading

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Our Grand New Plan

When we left Boise almost five years ago we assumed we would eventually return.  After thirty-three years our lives were there along with family and friends.   Over time (and winters in Arizona) we gradually thought of landing in Arizona … Continue reading

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And the Beat Goes On

A couple weeks ago I wrote about all the things we’ve been able to do,  making up for lost time after Randy’s stuff.  We’re still at it – and the beat goes on!   We went to Las Vegas to … Continue reading

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Fun – At a Hectic Pace

We’ve had a lot of ups, and a few downs, over the past 12 weeks as Randy recovers from surgery.  When he is able, we have fun at a hectic pace.   I’ve waited way too long to catch up! … Continue reading

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Driving Through A Desert Snowstorm!

Almost two years ago I wrote a blog about The Other Road Between Phoenix and Tucson, the scenic alternative to I-10, and the adventures we had there.  They included a roadside stop celebrating the life of Tom Mix and a … Continue reading

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