Van trouble changes my thinking even more

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I puttered around for a while in my parking lot in the edge of town. People don’t drive by very often, but those that do aren’t shy about craning their neck and taking a good long stare at the blue … Continued

A cold snap in Oklahoma changes my thinking

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It rained pretty hard last night, and is quite cold and blustery this morning. I have good phone reception here, and the weather news is not good for the next few days. 2-3″ of snow are forecast for the Salt … Continued

Arkansas

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Leaving the East behind (Nov 8) When I got going again there were a few more miles of those very pretty hills, then suddenly I was back in the Delta – cotton fields and no services. I did not want … Continued

Natchez Trace and the Delta

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In honor of the sun setting at 4:48 tonight, I get myself moving around 10 am instead of 11-12. They have glass recycling! Thanks Federal government! So I drop off my beer bottle collection and drive across the road to the Visitors … Continued

The Cumberland Plateau

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I slept poorly for whatever reason. I kept smelling the big box, collapsed and about two feet from my head. Finally got a decent sleep between 5 am and 9:30 am. Good enough. The road down the valley and out … Continued

Appalachians in the Fall

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It rained pretty hard last night. Very chilly and on the verge of raining again this morning. After I did my tai chi, there was not much reason to hang around here except some grim determination to get my money’s … Continued

Washington DC and the Potomac

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In the middle last night’s big meal, Peggy wondered aloud if we would feel like doing Sunday brunch after this big meal on Saturday night. Mark and I openly scoffed at the very idea! Brunch tomorrow is 16 hours away! … Continued

Life at a higher level than I’m used to

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Tuesday – Leavin Day again After 50 miles of standard-issue inter-urban interstate I was able to escape onto US 158 east, and I was back to the backroads, which constitutes my Happy Zone on these trips. Soon the land flattened out … Continued

The visiting part of the trip

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I didn’t hang around a long time this morning. I went over to an empty pad in the trees close to the water, in fact, the one in the center left of this picture, and did the tai chi form … Continued