The Massphalt Trucker

Interstate highways are fine if you're in a hurry. Otherwise, they are boring and filled with truckers with bad attitudes. We were in a traffic Jam on the Mass Thruway near Boston, where mean aggressive drivers are legendary. We overheard this exchange on our CB Radio: "What's the holdup on southbound?" "Same old shit, nothing …

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Druids, Drunks, Pirates and Summer’s End

After spending extended time in the relative solitude of Canada's national parks, we turned south to Ohio. For the heck of it, we decided to spend a few days in Maine to visit Acadia National Park, and eat lobster. There is lobster to be had in Canada of course, but in the Maritimes they eat …

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All Bottled Up

In Ohio, August is all about hot dusty days and unrelenting humidity. In Canada, this particular August has not displayed the kind of heat I am used to. The days have been sunny and clear, with a brisk wind that is a breath of autumn to come. We have been on Prince Edward Island (PEI) …

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