Contra Dance

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Contra dance (also contradance, contra-dance and other variant spellings) refers to several partnered folk dance styles in which couples dance in two facing lines or in a group of four. It has mixed origins from English country dance and French dance styles in the 17th century. Our introduction to Contra Dancing was in … Continue reading

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Bus Conversion; Sneak Peak

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Today marks our Three Year Anniversary! In August 2011, we gave away all of our possession and bought a 1984 MCI-9 Motorcoach (bus). Over the course of two months we would begin the conversion process with the help of many friends, … Continue reading

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Rest Doesn’t Come Easy

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We’re in Austin, TX for four months, resting. Well, that’s what we tell people. But, after three years traveling two different continents at a relatively active pace, I would say we are here in Austin to learn to rest. Rest … Continue reading

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Bus Conversion: Rub a Dub Dub

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Hooray! After 3 years on the road we finally have our shower. When we left Green Bay, WI in our bus Oct 14, 2011 we had the blue print for how our bus would eventually look and we had the … Continue reading

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Musical Impact

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Originally posted on Traveling Turquoise Maven:
As a musician I want my music to inspire people to create and bring light to the world. I want it to bring emotion and memories. I want my music to bring joy. I…

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Gotreaux Family Farm

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Chaz Jones… you remember him? He was our first bus rider. He’s living back down in Lafayette, LA, engaged to the darling Victoria, and learning alongside the Gotreaux family and farms. Chaz definitely has the gift of hospitality and invited … Continue reading

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Take Me Back to New Orleans

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We spent three nights at one of our favorite camp grounds in the US, Fontainebleau State Park. The park costs $18 a night for a paved drive, Elect/Water hook ups and sits on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain. It’s … Continue reading

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Healing Waters and Woodland Gardens

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Hot Springs, Arkansas, gets its name from the naturally thermal spring waters that flow out of the ground. At an average temp of 143 °F, they say the hot springs produce almost one million gallons of water each day. We could … Continue reading

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Humidity and Humanities

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Oh good grief, August sure was hot! Three years on the road and no A/C has been tolling but we just keep trucking, finding relief where we can. Kansas proved to be one of our hottest stops in 2014 but … Continue reading

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Our Graduate

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Ladies and Gentlemen, announcing Ms. Graciana Holland. Class of 2014 Graduate. Graciana is graduating from T.T.R.S Academy. (Tillers & Travelers Road School) at the top of her class. She has shown excellence in her ability to think critically, communicate effectively … Continue reading

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