Thumper, Jr RV Motorhome, 3,120 Miles, 9 Days, California to NC, October 2016

We did it…flew to LA, got Thumper, Jr, our RV Motorhome, & journeyed back to NC via the southern route! Stops included Lake Mead at Hoover Dam in Nevada, Sedona & Casa Grande in Arizona, El Paso & San Antonio in Texas and New Orleans in Louisiana. We covered 10 states, 3,120 miles in 9 days in late October…whew!

“I  may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I intended to be.” –Douglas Adams

“No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.” – Lin Yutang


Tom Lindstrom, you are about to make our RV Dreams Come True!


Tom Lindstom, a Renaissance Man, provides quality motorhomes in Moorpark, CA. We know as here we are about to start our RV adventures again with our new rig, “Thumper Jr.” who’s mascot is seen in the window! Thanks Tom and to your super team, Scooter, Mike & Coach!! Our 1st RV 10,000 mile 2 month journey took place with “Thumper.” “Thumper, Jr.” now continues the voyage…

Ecuador Earthquake Disaster Medical Relief Samaritan’s Purse, June 2016

Spent two weeks in Chone, Ecuador near the epicenter of the earthquake with Samaritan’s Purse’s Disaster Assistance Medical Relief Team (DART) in their Emergency Field Hospital. SP is literally saving lives…physically, mentally, & spiritually!  I performed my first appendectomy as primary surgeon in 33 years! Only 2,727 miles from home! My new DART nickname…”Hawkeye” from the “MASH” TV series! How inspiring to see where those Samaritan’s Purse shoeboxes end up going! It was a privilege to help pass them out to hundreds & hundreds & hundreds of children during Dia del niño (Day of the Child Festival) in Ecuador!!! And very moving to see the so excited & happy faces as they received them!
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