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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…

8154: The Whimsical Wonders of Sebastopol, California
8154: The Whimsical Wonders of Sebastopol, California

8154: The Whimsical Wonders of Sebastopol, California

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, 15…

Offbeat and Quirky Roadside Attractions Now Available on Amazon!

Offbeat and Quirky Roadside Attractions Now Available on Amazon!

Yesterday my new book, “Less Beaten Paths of America: Quirky and Offbeat Roadside Attractions” made its debut on Amazon! The book is 130 pages of FULL COLOR whimsy and kitsch as I tell stories of my visits to these places all…

My new book is right around the corner!

My new book is right around the corner!

Getting so close to publishing my second book! I am getting so excited! My good friend Antsy McClain completed the back cover of the book so, attached you can see the front and back cover of the book. Start getting…

Y is for Yard Art – #atozchallenge

Y is for Yard Art – #atozchallenge

One of the more interesting things I look for on roadtrips as I pass through small communities on back roads is yard art.  Funky art and decorations in people’s yards, on their fences, on their houses. People have ingenuity.  Some…

A to Z Challenge: The M Towns #atozchallenge

A to Z Challenge: The M 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 ,…

#TBT – Going Through Hell to Get to Grand Rapids, MI
#TBT – Going Through Hell to Get to Grand Rapids, MI

#TBT – Going Through Hell to Get to Grand Rapids, MI

(Note: This is a Throwback Thursday post of a trip I made to Michigan from Woodstock, Ontario in May 2008.  Main reason for the trip was to see an Arena Football game, but I made a grad tour road trip…

Montana Roadtrip: Taking the Hi-Line Across Northern Montana

Montana Roadtrip: Taking the Hi-Line Across Northern Montana

My trip along Route 2 continued from Glasgow, Montana westward along what is known as the Montana Hi-Line (See my May 2013 post about a previous drive on a portion of the Hi-Line).  Back in May last year I drove…

Montana Roadtrip: Gliding Across Wisconsin on US Route 2

Montana Roadtrip: Gliding Across Wisconsin on US Route 2

One of my “bucket list trips” is to drive the entire length of US Route 2 from the East Coast to the West Coast. Not necessarily in one trip, but to have been able to drive the length of that…

Creating the Wanderlust – 30 Years of Family Travel – Pt 3

Creating the Wanderlust – 30 Years of Family Travel – Pt 3

This is the last in my 3 part series on “Creating the Wanderlust” through family travel adventures. (see the other two Part 1  Part 2 ) After three weddings in 2005 I was fried…and, to top things off I had…