We have been meeting sea-anemones, condors, crabs, sea lions and seals. It brings back fond memories of some of our other coastal excursions and adventures, all over the U.S. and elsewhere.
Come along to the most amazing art museum you may ever see. If you think museums are dull and routine, you have a big surprise in store at Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA) in the Berkshire town of North Adams, MA. It’s housed in a huge complex of buildings, the former headquarters of … Continue reading A Taste of MOCA
After 27 years on the road, we finally made it to Vermont. Well actually, we’ve passed through Vermont before -- we’ve been in every state except Alaska. But in the past we’ve only driven through Vermont; this time we let it touch the soles of our feet. https://youtu.be/4Sy4l0V__UA On the way, we passed through the … Continue reading Finally set foot in Vermont
August 15-21, 2019 We began this week in Massachusetts, on the dividing line between the towns of Hudson and Berlin. Kimberly sewed a new bag to hold a yoga mat, so we could carry the mats easily into Boston to do yoga on the lawn at the Wanderlust event. https://youtu.be/sUA-l0gJys8 While we were in Boston, … Continue reading Darting Around Massachusetts
https://youtu.be/6IYMAFrcPnQ In our second Act!vated Between Adventures, we begin in Smithfield, RI, where we stumble upon a colorful old family cemetery. Coincidentally, the family buried there is named Smith. Then on to Johnston, RI, where we stumble upon a whole park full of old Corvettes and other curious antique automobiles, assembled by the New England … Continue reading Between Adventures: Smithfield, RI to Hudson, MA
Wanderlust? What in blazes could that be? Well, the only way to find out is get up at 5:00 a.m. and catch a train into Boston. (Unless you happen to be near one of the other cities all over the world where the event is held. ) So we did just that. https://youtu.be/ny1kDb6J-1c Wanderlust is … Continue reading Wanderlust in Boston
What do the Act!vated Adventures adventurers do between adventures? We have many mini-adventures. Sometimes fun, sometimes annoying, always surprising. This is our first in a series of glimpses behind the scenes. This is a week in the life of RV travelers who have been on the road constantly for 27 years, which just might be … Continue reading Between Adventures: Cape Cod to Abington
We've ridden bikes on the Cape Cod Rail Trail several times before. On a couple of occasions, we've ridden its entire 25.5 mile length; indeed, we've even gone farther, all the way to the end of the Cape to camp in a tent in Provincetown before pedaling back the next day. But this time our … Continue reading Two Wheels Spinning on Cape Cod
In Episode 19, although winter is fast approaching, we look back on some summer highlights from the Northeast that we haven't covered yet. And somehow, most of them involve being up in the air. First, the annual Spiedie Fest and Balloon Rally from Binghamton, NY. We don't care for the spiedie part, since that's a … Continue reading Soaring and Surfing – New York, Rhode Island, New Hampshire – Episode 19
Hark, ye gentles – there be much merriment afoot, forsooth. 'Tis the annual King Richard's Faire in Carver, Massachusetts, which we were fortunate to attend <a href=""> Read More...
It's the spooktacular time of year again. We love Halloween, and this year we celebrated it in New England in two ways. For one thing, we dusted off our dancing shoes and re-learned a dance routine to Michael Jackson's “Thriller” presented by the RKO Army as a pre-show for a shadowcast of The Rocky Horror … Continue reading Haunted Thriller – a Halloween Special – Episode 17
This week we took a break from whale watching and jumping out of airplanes and dancing through the streets to pay a visit to Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site, just a few miles north of Boston. It was like stumbling upon an archaeological site, an ancient civilization suddenly abandoned. Well, it isn't exactly ancient, … Continue reading Saugus Iron Works – Episode 16
And then suddenly – bam! – those whales began breaching. Which means they were leaping up out of the water with their multi-ton carcasses, putting on quite a show. <a href=""> Read More...
https://youtu.be/COkfOB3M8ks On a windy Monday we took a road tip back to Cape Cod to put in some kayaking time at Cape Cod Kayak. After an orientation by a congenial attendant who regaled us with accounts of his skydiving experiences, we got a brief lesson in efficient paddling by another attendant (something that not all … Continue reading Kayaking Cape Cod – Episode 14
https://youtu.be/LMXJJvfkiz4 Episode 13 - 9/15/2018 You can travel to Boston, by plane, train, automobile or surrey with a fringe on top; but our favorite way to get there is by boat, such as the Hingham Ferry. And there are many ways to explore the city once you get there: walking, driving, taking a taxi, taking … Continue reading Dance Mile Boston – Episode 13
Explore the tip of Cape Cod with us! Episode 7 - Aug 19, 2018 We camped at one of our favorite campgrounds, Nickerson State Park. We returned to perform at the library in Chatham, which always has a display in front of imaginative artwork sharks – that is, the artists are imaginative, we can't vouch … Continue reading Giddy Gozas Waving at Whales – Episode 7
Episode 6 - August 11, 2018 Episode 6 found us going and glowing in Massachusetts. After doing a show at a summer camp in Bedford, we headed to Abington to help our friends at Barrett's Haunted Mansion put together some scenery for the upcoming haunt season. Then we made ourselves pretty spooky one night in … Continue reading Glowing Gozas – Episode 6
Episode 5: August 4, 2018 In Week 5, we started out in New Jersey, where we took a country stroll around Fosterfield Living Historical Farms, where we got to crack corn like Jimmy, and feed chickens and do other farmly stuff-- in addition to touring an old mansion where the rich Foster family once lived, … Continue reading Living History Farm – Episode 5