Call Your Mother

Over the years when I traveled the one person I always checked in with was my mother. I’d let other family and friends slide for a while, but never my mother. I’ll bet that 99.99% of travelers do that. Moms rule. Our conversation always began like this: Me: “Hi Mommy Dearest, how are you?” Her: …

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Hiatus

What do travel bloggers do when there is little in the way of travel to blog about?  Some wrote about what it was like traveling during a pandemic; the short answer is “difficult.”  Others have fallen silent for a time, or recap past adventures. For a variety of reasons, this is my first post since …

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Restoration Hangar

You hear people say it again and again. “I never visit local attractions unless I have company from out of town I need to entertain.” I know people who have never visited our local zoo, art museum, theaters, parks and historical sites. We’ve done our fair share in checking Ohio's offerings, but this particular summer …

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Most Loyal Reader

Prologue: I’ve written before about how traveling for extended periods puts you at risk for missing important family events and milestones. We have been at our home base and after Thanksgiving I was inspired to write about just such an event. It took me a while to get it posted. My sister is 11 years …

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Beauty and the Beast: Motorhome Shopping

I am married to a Street Rodder. Among many traits, he is a man who looks beyond the vehicle he owns to the next best thing. It's reasonable to expect that we wouldn't keep the motor home we currently own for long. It is winter, and for several reasons we are unable to travel to …

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Between Times

The motorhome exterior has been de-bugged and waxed, and is presently shrouded in its winter wrapper. It's a treacherous job that involves climbing on the roof, which Ben also keeps waxed. His pal Jay comes over to help, which allays my fears somewhat; at least if he falls when I'm not around, there will be …

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