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

AtoZ Challenge 2021 – Signs Signs – The B 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 B.  ENJOY THE RIDE! We can’t avoid signs.  They are…

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

AtoZ Challenge 2021 – Signs Signs – The A 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 A.  ENJOY THE RIDE! We can’t avoid signs.  They are…

Sakura – A Cherry Blossom Story
Sakura – A Cherry Blossom Story

Sakura – A Cherry Blossom Story

Back when I was in first grade (around 1963 or 1964) I learned a song in school.  It was a Japanese song called “Sakura Sakura,” which means Cherry Blossom, Cherry Blossom.  It was a springtime song and the class sang…

Old-Timey General Stores Part 2: R.M. Brooks General Store – Rugby, TN
Old-Timey General Stores Part 2: R.M. Brooks General Store – Rugby, TN

Old-Timey General Stores Part 2: R.M. Brooks General Store – Rugby, TN

This is the second post of my visits to Old-Timey General Stores.  On March 5, 2021 I visited the R.M. Brooks General Merchandise Store in Rugby, Tennessee.  Established in 1917, this one was a blast from the front of the…

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…

Check out my Interview on the SECTION 500 Podcast. Released LIVE on Oct. 6, 2020
Check out my Interview on the SECTION 500 Podcast.  Released LIVE on Oct. 6, 2020

Check out my Interview on the SECTION 500 Podcast. Released LIVE on Oct. 6, 2020

I am so excited to announce my newest podcast interview.  Honored to have been picked for their one year anniversary podcast too!! Please go #GRABALISTEN and Enjoy the Ride. These guys recently visited Mayor Louie Keen of Uranus in Missouri…

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: What’s a Trip Without Faces?
8154: What’s a Trip Without Faces?

8154: What’s a Trip Without Faces?

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…