Category Archives: Musings

All’s quiet on the western front…


Another long day on the road.  Today was a little over 5 hours from Jackson, MS to Tyler, TX, and very uneventful.  But, as we know from recent experiences, uneventful is a GOOD thing! By 10AM we were crossing the … Continue reading

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On the road again…


Last year, we headed out on our epic road trip on January 1st – the western New Year’s Day.  This year, we headed out on the first day of the Chinese New Year. The year of the Dragon… So – … Continue reading

Posted in Deer Isle Maine, Friends along the way, Maine, Musings, On the Road, Oregon, Portland, pre-trip preparations, traveling in a Honda Element, Traveling with a dog, Traveling wth a poodle | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Tumbleweeds at rest…


Max is sleeping by my side, Tumbleweed is parked on the street, the rest of us just had a fabulous dinner. Cindy made veggie burgers from leftover Ethiopian Chickpea Stew, roasted broccoli, and salad. The broccoli and salad were NOT … Continue reading

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Come on Spring… we’re almost home


Today was another long day in the car. We left Newark, Delaware around 9 AM under a cloudy sky – with the intention of getting to Milford, CT for tonight’s stopover. When I finally got there around 1:30, I decided … Continue reading

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Charlottesville, Monday morning…


Breakfast at La Taza – a nice little place with a great outdoor patio. Max was welcome, service was good, temperature was a cool 70 degrees. I had my first bacon, eggs, and toast breakfast since Portland, OR. I’ve been noticing … Continue reading

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Grace (less) Land…


The Mississippi Delta was shining Like a National guitar I am following the river Down the highway Through the cradle of the civil war I’m going to Graceland Graceland In Memphis Tennessee I’m going to Graceland Poorboys and Pilgrims with … Continue reading

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Saturday night, Silver City…


Prairie Home Companion streaming on the laptop, making jewelry at the kitchen table… Later, Max sleeping next to me on the couch. Wherever I am, so goeth the curly wonder… Earlier – before the nap and PHC – we were … Continue reading

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