Monthly Archives: July 2010

Day 7- Fort Smith, AR to Boone, NC. Made It!

Finally – made it to Boone around 2am this morning. Driving time – 16.5 hours and around 900 miles total. I was so still and sore from driving that I had to take a number of breaks. Almost ran off … Continue reading

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Road Trip Day 6 – Adrian, TX – Ft. Smith, AR

What a long day! Ridiculous rains through the Texas panhandle, into Oklahoma, and on. Road construction didn’t help, either (Whoever got the contract for those orange highway barrels must have made million$). Highlights of the day? A breakfast of Ugly … Continue reading

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Day 5 – Santa Fe to…Santa Fe…and Finally Onward!

Another delay today. The brake problem had worsened so I used up my valuable morning getting front brakes and rotors. I also woke up with a nice little shiner. Too much to drink last night?? Just kidding. Last night a … Continue reading

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Day 5 – Still in Santa Fe

Well – apparently the brake mechanic at (company name withheld to avoid embarrassing them) in Kingman, AZ wasn’t as attentive as he should have been. Having the front brakes worked on – which is delaying me further. I’m 4 miles … Continue reading

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Day 4 – Grand Canyon to Santa Fe. Petrified and Tired.

Up at 4:30am to catch sunrise from the Grand Canyon South Rim. Wow. Drove from the Grand Canyon to Santa Fe, NM. Long drive. Way too tired to write the blog tonight. Visited the Petrified Forest along the way and … Continue reading

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