If you are a regular follower of my blog, you know I write each year about something called a “SibSab,” an abbreviation for a sibling sabbatical. On these SibSabs, just … Continue Reading SibSab – Redux Plan
I knew in 2020 it would be difficult to top my busy travel year of 2019 in which I took 22 separate trips capped off in December by a 40th … Continue Reading Travel 2020 – What Travel??
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!
I have often written about my joy of driving the Blue Ridge Parkway (BRP), but only a few times have I mentioned another one of my road trip goals to … Continue Reading Route 66 Dreaming
I have written a number of times before about the trips I take with all three of my siblings that we refer to as SibSab (Sibling Sabbatical), as well as … Continue Reading SisGo 2019!
2018 marked my first full year of retirement. Retirement for many people is broken down into three phases: the go-go years, the slow-go years, and the no-go years corresponding to … Continue Reading Travel 2018 – The Go-Go Year!
Never did I imagine when I excitedly completed the purchase of this slightly used 1994 Mazda Miata in December of 1996 that I would still be driving her almost 22 … Continue Reading A Classic!
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!
Anyone who has read the book or seen the movie Sideways should be very familiar with the story portrayed, a sort of extended, multi-day bachelor’s party with broads and booze. Only … Continue Reading Sideways…Sort Of
If you are a regular reader of my blog, you know each year I chronicle all the trips I took in the prior calendar year. Usually this is one of … Continue Reading Travel 2017
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
Back in September, I took my new Subaru WRX out on her first road trip. Ever since I took delivery of the WRX in May 2016, I have wanted to … Continue Reading 1st Road Trip!