Old Orchard Beach ME

A Grab Bag from America’s Back Roads – The O Things #AtoZChallenge

A Grab Bag from America’s Back Roads – The O Things #AtoZChallenge

In 2018 I  will feature a random (yet alphabetical) selection of photos I have taken from my nearly 20 years of back roads travel in the United States and Canada.  I may even throw in a few random shots from…

X is for Xtreme Skies – #atozchallenge

X is for Xtreme Skies – #atozchallenge

OK.  I know…. Xtreme is not really a dictionary word, but many advertisers use it and there are company names and even a band name.  So, it is fair game. This post is about xtreme (extreme) skies – unique cloud…

V is for Vistas – #atozchallenge

V is for Vistas – #atozchallenge

Vistas are the joy of back roads travel. Every corner, every crest of a hill, every mile offers a new vista.  And this country has some spectacular and splendid vistas. Over the years I have seen some amazing vistas. Whether…

L is for Love Traveling With Grandchildren – #atozchallenge

L is for Love Traveling With Grandchildren – #atozchallenge

I am rich…very rich.  Not in money, but rather rich in experiences and rich in grandchildren.  As the Proverb says “Children are like arrows. Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them.” At age 60 I have…

G is for Grandeur – #atozchallenge

G is for Grandeur – #atozchallenge

The United States is a vast and diverse country. From sea to shining sea there are sweeping vistas and spectacular scenes of nature. The grandeur of this country is not seen on the interstate highways, but on the back roads…

A to Z Challenge: Reflections #atozchallenge

A to Z Challenge: Reflections #atozchallenge

During the month of April 2016 I participated in the Blogging from A to Z Challenge. The challenge had each blogger select a theme and then do a post thematically from A to Z during each day of April ,…

A to Z Challenge: The O Towns #atozchallenge

A to Z Challenge: The O 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 ,…

A Trip to New England: Part III – September 2015

A Trip to New England: Part III – September 2015

After a pleasant night stay in Old Orchard, ME, I got up early in the morning with my grandchildren Joselyn and Rockwell to hopefully catch a sunrise and boy did we get a royal treat!! The skies were colorful with…

A Trip to New England – Part II: September 2015

A Trip to New England – Part II: September 2015

This is Part II of my posts about our visit to New England, most specifically Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont (with a drive through Massachusetts).  Day 2 was a nice day of travel south to Mystic, CT and then…

2015 In Review: The Year In Travel
2015 In Review: The Year In Travel

2015 In Review: The Year In Travel

The year 2015 started off with plans to travel to a couple of locations, but not the extent of the travel that I enjoyed in 2014. As it turned out, I had some great experiences and more travel than had…