October 28 , 2021 /

ANOTHER ROAD TRIP

This trip has become a familiar one for me for the past 25 years.  Regardless where we were living – NM in Santa Fe & Abiquiu, London, California, and now Arizona, the trek to Oklahoma City has been occasioned by family members living there, some originating there, some returning there and now dying there.  S.

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July 31 , 2021 /

ROAD REPORT #6

Ten days on the road since the last “Road Report” seems like a long time, partly because we’ve covered so many miles, seen so many different places and have changed our original plans.  We have continued our preference for back roads over the Interstate Highway system. Less traffic, better scenery and low stress. Changing timetables

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July 21 , 2021 /

ROAD REPORT # 5

Arrived in Bangor, Maine on Wednesday, July 14, and had the RV serviced on Thursday at the Mercedes dealer (oil and filters changed, tires rotated) as it’s been 10,000 miles since the last service, around March 25.  Spent 3 days near Bangor in Holden, Maine, and moved on Saturday to Bucksport at the head of

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July 14 , 2021 /

ROAD REPORT #4

Heading to the northeast corner of Ohio, close to Lake Erie, we stopped for two nights at Pymantuning KOA near Andover, Ohio.  Lots of rain. Features along the road included numerous Amish buggies and horses and one three horse hitch which we do not remember seeing on roads in the past.  We have seen as

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July 2 , 2021 /

INVITATION TO ALASKA

The small notice on the bulletin board described an opportunity for a summer in Alaska.  The successful applicant would direct a summer recreation program for kids in the small community of Skagway, at the northern terminus of the inland passage.  That passage is a stretch of protected ocean approx. 1,500 km long, that runs from

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June 24 , 2021 /

GIFT OF ANOTHER YEAR

Those of you who read my blog regularly will recognize much of this as I’ve shared many of these thoughts and experiences previously here.  And I summarized my first 70 years in the 2013 publication, “Seven Decades: A Learning Memoir.” Starting my 85th year and able to function physically, mentally, emotionally and socially at reasonable

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