Not only has the pandemic forced the cancellation of every one of my planned trips by air, it has also nixed all of my road trips. But at the beginning … Continue Reading Finally, a Road Trip!
If you have been a regular reader of mine for the last couple of years, you know how I love to work on puzzles in the wintertime. And ever since … Continue Reading Winter Puzzles 2019
The rain I had encountered on the Blue Ridge Parkway (BRP) continued in Asheville but it wasn’t going to stop me from visiting my favorite place on Earth—Montreat! I can’t … Continue Reading Road Trip – Third Leg!
This was the part of the journey I had been looking forward to ever since we planned the trip. I got up early Wednesday morning and headed north. After driving … Continue Reading Road Trip – Second Leg!
Two of the things that have been on my post-retirement “Want to do” list from last year are take a road trip and drive the Blue Ridge Parkway (BRP). At … Continue Reading Road Trip – First Leg!
For some time now, I have been thinking about what should be my first road trip after I retire. Just to be clear, I am not talking about a road … Continue Reading First Road Trip
I recently started cleaning out a rather overstuffed closet that was in desperate need of reorganization when I came across a plain brown box addressed to me. From the yellowed … Continue Reading Box of Old Photos
It was just the next year in 2008 when I would have the quintessential Dragon experience. That was the year our youngest son turned 21 and I suggested to my … Continue Reading NC Road Trip: Tail of the Dragon – Quintessential Experience
Having just had a small taste of what it was like driving the Tail of the Dragon in 2005, I knew I needed more. So when my wife and I … Continue Reading NC Road Trip: Tail of the Dragon – Two More Runs
Cold wintery weather makes me long for warm summer days when I can drive with the top down in my little red sports car. And it was a warm August … Continue Reading NC Road Trip: Tail of the Dragon – First Experience
I had planned on bringing you the second installment of my three part series on Building Books but I had to take a pause to share with you what a … Continue Reading Glorious Top Down Driving Week!
Refreshed from a couple of days of relaxation while reliving childhood memories, I was saddened to be leaving Asheville but excited about finishing my journey. While this portion of the … Continue Reading Blue Ridge Parkway – Day 3
The next day, the weather was perfect for a top-down drive. Knowing that I would be sitting in the car all day, I decided to take a short run to … Continue Reading Blue Ridge Parkway – Day 2
Growing up, my family frequently vacationed in western North Carolina. And whenever we traveled to Asheville, NC, one of my favorite summertime activities was to get to ride on the … Continue Reading Blue Ridge Parkway – Day 1