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AtoZ Challenge 2020 – 8154: An Epic Road Trip – The R Stories #atozchallenge

AtoZ Challenge 2020 – 8154: An Epic Road Trip – The R Stories #atozchallenge

In early 2020 I traveled across the country with  the course of three weeks.  My A to Z posts this year will have the “8154” theme, which will also be the title of my forthcoming new book that will document…

Everywhere a Sign – Some L Signs From 2018 #AtoZChallenge

Everywhere a Sign – Some L Signs From 2018 #AtoZChallenge

(Editor’s Note:  For  my  2019  posts,  I will be posting photos from my travels in 2018.  I visited 26 states and drive over 13,000 miles in 2018.  These posts will feature of few of the road signs and business signs…

Everywhere a Sign – Some C Signs From 2018 #AtoZChallenge

Everywhere a Sign – Some C Signs From 2018 #AtoZChallenge

(Editor’s Note:  For  my  2019  posts,  I will be posting photos from my travels in 2018.  I visited 26 states and drive over 13,000 miles in 2018.  These posts will feature of few of the road signs and business signs…

Travel in 2018: Fun Place Names and Street Signs

Travel in 2018: Fun Place Names and Street Signs

I am always on the lookout for fun places to visit when on the backroads of America.  My travels in 2018 took me to 26 different states and along the way I found more unique town names and fun street…

My Travels in 2018

My Travels in 2018

Life gets so busy. The first two months of 2019 have been exceptionally busy and so I am just now getting to my annual review posts for 2018. At the beginning of 2018 I didn’t have very high hopes for…

April 2018 Cross-Country Road Trip: The Overview – Kentucky to Washington

April 2018 Cross-Country Road Trip: The Overview – Kentucky to Washington

In April 2018 I took a nice long road trip from my home in Lexington, Kentucky to my daughter’s home in Port Orchard, Washington and back. The itinerary included most places akin to the Good Sam list of campgrounds which…

A to Z Challenge: The R Towns #atozchallenge

A to Z Challenge: The R Towns #atozchallenge

During the month of April I am participating in the Blogging from A to Z Challenge. The challenge has each blogger select a theme and then do a post thematically from A to Z during each day of April ,…

Traveling US Numbered Highways – Part I: An Overview and History

Traveling US Numbered Highways – Part I: An Overview and History

When I was young and living in Albuquerque, NM in the 1960s, there were not many Interstate Highways.  Most of the country still relied on the U.S. Numbered Highway System. Even to this day I can recall our family drives…

Finally Made It! All 50 US States – Sept. 2015

Finally Made It! All 50 US States – Sept. 2015

WARNING-This is a long post. It took me nearly 59 years to get to all 50 states! On September 8, 2015, I set foot on the side of the road just north of Brattleboro, VT after we crossed over the…

Missing the Open Highways: A Look Back at Some Back Roads of America

Missing the Open Highways: A Look Back at Some Back Roads of America

It is nearing the end of June 2015.  About a year ago at this time I was rolling down US Highway 61, better known as the Blues Highway, in Mississippi.  I was on my way to Galveston for a family…