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2019 April Blogging From A to Z Challenge: Theme Reveal #AtoZChallenge

2019 April Blogging From A to Z Challenge: Theme Reveal #AtoZChallenge

Its that time of the year again.  Yes,  the A to Z challenge! Today is the day to reveal my 2019 Theme. During 2018 I traveled through 26 states and over 12,000 miles.  Along the way I passed through many…

Blogging A to Z Challenge – The Complete List for 2017 – #atozchallenge

Blogging A to Z Challenge – The Complete List for 2017 – #atozchallenge

During the month of April I participated with nearly 2000 other bloggers worldwide in the “Blogging from A to Z Challenge” which is now in its 7th year. This was my second year to participate and this year’s theme for…

Z is for Zeal – #atozchallenge

Z is for Zeal – #atozchallenge

I am a zealous traveler. I travel passion and with all the gusto I can.  A roadtrip with me can be grueling, but it is always fun.  Indeed, I travel with the intent of creating many good memories.  Many call…

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…

Sumoflam Interviewed on Teal Gray Worldwide Podcast

Sumoflam Interviewed on Teal Gray Worldwide Podcast

I was recently honored to be interviewed on a podcast hosted by Dr. Teal L. Gray, from Texas. She often delves into travel and the mysterious things of the world. I was introduced to Teal by fellow travel writer/blogger Tui…

The 2016 A to Z Challenge Theme Reveal #atozchallenge

The 2016 A to Z Challenge Theme Reveal #atozchallenge

Participating in the 2016 A to Z Challenge! Beginning this year, I will participate in the exciting Blogging from A to Z Challenge which has been going on since 2010.  The challenge has each blogger select a theme and then…

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…

#TBT – Scenes from Cleveland

#TBT – Scenes from Cleveland

A few years ago I made a couple of visits to Cleveland, Ohio.  I was born in the Little Italy section of Cleveland in 1956 and have sisters and brothers there.  The old house I was born in is still…

Let the 2015 #TBT Posting Begin!
Let the 2015 #TBT Posting Begin!

Let the 2015 #TBT Posting Begin!

Starting with Thursday, January 1, 2015, I will be retrofitting old travel journal articles from the past decade (and perhaps earlier) into my blog.  As many of you know, Thursday has become “Throwback Thursday” (also known as #TBT) on Twitter,…

Life Gets Busy – Blog Suffers

Life Gets Busy – Blog Suffers

To all of you who faithfully follow my Travel Blog, I don’t want you to think I have quit writing. I am in the midst of an extremely busy work season (I work in high school sports web management and…