Category Camping

West Coast Spring 2018 – Santa Fe, Part Three

May 29 – June 1 Our plan for the day was to drive to Los Alamos to tour the Bradbury Science Museum, part of the Manhattan Project National Historical Park which is comprised of various spots in the city.  We figured we’d spend the day there and then return to town for dinner, first stopping […]

West Coast Spring 2018 – Santa Fe, Part Two

May 29 – June 1 After breakfast in camp we drove back into Santa Fe, this time parking in one of the multi-story public garages for a fairly reasonable $11 for the whole day.  With a few minutes to kill before the start of the tour and is our habit, we sought out coffee and […]

West Coast Spring 2018 – Santa Fe, Part One

May 29 – June 1 With a seven-hour drive ahead of us we got on the road early, walking out the door with Bev as she left for work.  We’d be splitting the 11-hour drive to Santa Fe into two stages, doing the lion’s share today with an overnight in Dalhart, Texas giving us a […]

West Coast Spring 2018 – Branson

May 20-23 We had a four-hour drive ahead of us and wanted to get to Branson early in the afternoon in order to set up camp at Branson KOA, our home for the next four nights.  We were curious as to what we would find in this town, known as a popular destination for vacationers […]

West Coast Spring 2018 – It Begins

May 14 – 17 Upon our return from Cycle North Carolina I prepared for my last few days of working on campus and on Wednesday went there to be one of the featured speakers at the retirement celebration of a valued co-worker and friend, Jim Kay.  He was one of our most important hires for […]

Ohio Reunion and the GAP – Part Eleven

June 9-24 This next to the last day of the tour would be challenging as we would leave the GAP trail and connect with the fairly new, not quite completed Montour Trail by having to follow a set of convoluted directions through the outskirt of Pittsburgh. This is where we were going to rely on […]

Ohio Reunion and the GAP – Part Ten

June 9-24 As mentioned in the prior post, my field trip would be out to Frank Lloyd Wright’s Kentuck Knob (Hagen House).  Faithfull readers of the blog will recall our interest in this true American Genius and as we’d visited his Fallingwater the last time through, I was very interested in seeing this entirely different […]