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A Man Named Chris

A GUY NAMED CHRIS walked by as I was sitting at a sidewalk cafe in downtown Memphis tonight. He nodded and said “hello” as he passed by. I nodded and said “How’s it going?” It was an offhand comment, more … Continue reading

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Back So Soon?

“Back to California so soon?”, some people are asking. “Especially when you have so much to see and do here in North Carolina.” Well, no doubt about it, Western NC is beautiful – especially this time of year. And we … Continue reading

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To Be Continued…

I had so much fun posting along the way from CA to NC that I thought I’d continue posting as time and travel permit. I’ve just returned from Iraq and will be returning there in about a month. In between, … Continue reading

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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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