June 22 , 2022 /

PLUS FOUR – ONE WEEK

JUNE 19 –  The stark difference between western and eastern Colorado is found in a comparison of the landscapes. The former is populated by mountains, 58 of them exceeding 14,000 feet and numerous  ski resorts.  The latter is defined by flat grasslands and prairies.  Irrigation is apparent for growing hay for cattle and Colorado beef

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June 18 , 2022 /

THREE DAYS

Three days out from launch, a brief summary with the following highlights:   June 16 –Departed Tubac, AZ and daytime temperatures over 100 degrees.  Headed north toward cooler temperatures, and following our Atlas red roads, no interstates, except when necessary practice, we passed through Tucson and on to Show Low in the high country, driving

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June 15 , 2022 /

PREPARATIONS

Getting ready for a trip requires numerous preparations and in our case, this upcoming adventure is a road trip in our RV, conspicuously named SUGAR 8. We are anticipating a long trip, close to 9,000 miles and a return by the end of August. That’s for SUsie and GARy in our 8th RV.  I listed

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April 21 , 2022 /

ROADS LESS TRAVELED

We spend a fair amount of time each year traveling on the highways in the United States, Mexico and Canada.  Much of that time is in our RV, SUGAR 8, named for us (SUsie & GARy) and our 8th RV in 25 years.  That’s another story for another time.  This piece is about our choices

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February 26 , 2022 /

WHAT DO YOU DO?

For many years, when I traveled frequently for work, I had the familiar experience of meeting a stranger, often on an airplane or in an airport, hotel or other some other travel related location.  One of the first questions that seemed to be put forward often was, “What do you do?” My response, somewhat automatic,

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February 17 , 2022 /

ON THE ROAD – Costa Rica Part Two

Leaving the beach in Tamarindo, we drove via Liberia, past the Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport (LIR), smaller than San Jose, Juan Santa Maria (SJO) and more accessible to the northern sections of Costa Rica. We connected onto Rt. 1, traveled south to Canas, then north around Lake Arenal to Fortuna and Arenal Springs.  If

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