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SURPRISE! – Brand New Book on Sheltowee Trace is now available
SURPRISE! – Brand New Book on Sheltowee Trace is now available

SURPRISE! – Brand New Book on Sheltowee Trace is now available

The year 2021 was a momentous year in terms of unique travel.  I spent nearly a month of driving and support on the Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail from Big South Fork in Tennessee to the Northern Terminus north of…

Book 4 – 8154: An Epic Family Road Trip Across America – NOW AVAILABLE on Amazon
Book 4 – 8154: An Epic Family Road Trip Across America – NOW AVAILABLE on Amazon

Book 4 – 8154: An Epic Family Road Trip Across America – NOW AVAILABLE on Amazon

Big News!!  My newest book, titled “8154: An Epic Family Road Trip Across America” is now available on Amazon in both print and Kindle versions. The book details the three week long 8,154 mile road trip with my daughter Marissa…

AtoZ Challenge 2021 – Signs Signs – The J Signs #atozchallenge
AtoZ Challenge 2021 – Signs Signs – The J Signs #atozchallenge

AtoZ Challenge 2021 – Signs Signs – The J Signs #atozchallenge

Welcome to another year of the AtoZ Challenge.  This year I am doing signs that I have seen across the country.  This post will feature signs associated with the Letter J. ENJOY THE RIDE! We can’t avoid signs.  They are…

Old-Timey General Stores Part 1: Forbus General Store – Pall Mall, TN
Old-Timey General Stores Part 1: Forbus General Store – Pall Mall, TN

Old-Timey General Stores Part 1: Forbus General Store – Pall Mall, TN

It is always fun to run into an “old-timey” General Store when driving back roads.  These are a throwback to the past and typically have items you don’t see in most other stores.  The “old-timey” stores each have their own…

Roadtrippin’ 2020: An Overview
Roadtrippin’ 2020: An Overview

Roadtrippin’ 2020: An Overview

The year 2020 has been a tough year for many people around the world.  Its thrown me for a few loops as well.  But, overall, as I look back on the year, it has been an absolutely amazing one.  In…

8154 SNEAK PEAK: New Introduction
8154 SNEAK PEAK: New Introduction

8154 SNEAK PEAK: New Introduction

While working on my new book 8154, I had written the typical generic introduction to the book.  However, since returning in late February, the world has changed dramatically.  As a result, I have totally reworked my introduction to the upcoming book…

Driving The Dragon (US 129) – Southern Tennessee
Driving The Dragon (US 129) – Southern Tennessee

Driving The Dragon (US 129) – Southern Tennessee

At the end of August we had a family reunion down in North Carolina. We stayed in an AirBNB in a huge backwoods lodge at Huffman Creek Retreat about 12 miles west of Robbinsville, NC. Our daughter flew in from…

8154: Experiencing America’s Amazing Landscapes
8154: Experiencing America’s Amazing Landscapes

8154: Experiencing America’s Amazing Landscapes

In early 2020 I traveled across the country over the course of three weeks with my daughter and three grandchildren.    During this trip we traveled 8154 miles across 20 states and visited over 100 destinations, saw all sorts of…

8154: Unique Discoveries and Unplanned Adventures
8154: Unique Discoveries and Unplanned Adventures

8154: Unique Discoveries and Unplanned Adventures

In early 2020 I traveled across the country over the course of three weeks with my daughter and three grandchildren.    During this trip we traveled 8154 miles across 20 states and visited over 100 destinations, saw all sorts of…

8154: Visiting National and State Parks and the Junior Ranger Programs
8154: Visiting National and State Parks and the Junior Ranger Programs

8154: Visiting National and State Parks and the Junior Ranger Programs

In early 2020 I traveled across the country over the course of three weeks.    During this trip we traveled 8154 miles across 20 states and visited over 100 destinations, saw all sorts of animals, all sorts of geography, 10…