The Gypsy Givers love spending time in Sacramento. It had been almost a year since we were both here together. Sacramento has become a routine stop when we travel in the area now. We wanted to volunteer and our friend Patricia who lives in Nicolas suggested the SPCA, an animal shelter she donates to. We […]Read more "Sacramento Love"
When we heard back from The Happy Factory we had just began a new leg of the trip. We had just left Denver and were like kids on Christmas Day! We were so excited to be making toys like little elves and delivering them along our route to those in need of some cheer. We still had so […]Read more "The Happy Factory"
Grass Valley, California reminds us a lot our home town in Sussex County, NJ. Rolling hills, small town feeling and similar to the Delaware, it has the Yuba River. Passing through this town, our stay has sometimes been as short as an evening or up to a month long, we always find time to stop […]Read more "Yuba River Clean Up"
Today marks one year we left our home in New Jersey on an adventure of a lifetime. We have seen memorable sunsets, quiet sunrises, and beautiful fresh waterfalls. We crossed many miles down to Florida across the country to San Diego and up to Olympic National Park in Washington. We caught our first fish on […]Read more "Happy One Year on the Road"
When traveling in Mendocino and Humboldt Counties of California, there is only one radio station that comes in, KMUD Community Radio. What a great radio station it is! They play such a variety of music, from Hawaiian to Honky Tonk. We have had the pleasure of listening to the show, “Thank Ja it’s Friday” and our […]Read more "Northern California Love and Gratitude"
We decided to start the morning with a bike ride around Clear Lake State Park to get our heads ready for whatever the day may bring. Yesterday was an emotional day and we needed to be strong. Unfortunately, we found out that they had just stopped hosting displaced families and volunteers this week. Clear Lake […]Read more "Wildfires Part II"
It is with my heaviest of hearts to write this post. We have been in California for 4 months and have taken in coastal views to mountain tops. We heard of the devastating wildfires during our trip back east to New Jersey. On September 12th what started as a backyard shed fire mixed with abnormally high winds that spread […]Read more "California Wildfires, Part 1"