Category: Travel

The Roswell Incident…

… and the Voyage of the Kon-Tiki I am five days removed from Roswell, New Mexico, and just getting time to sit down and catch up on my writing. However it might be more than five days before you see this post because there is sporadic cell phone signal here. I am currently southwest of…

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24 Hours in Muleshoe

Where? 120 miles southwest of Amarillo, by car, is the Muleshoe National Wildlife Refuge. It is located in the central flyway for migratory birds. For approximately six months out of the year the refuge is the wintering home of sandhill cranes. Muleshoe NWR, founded in 1935, happens to be the oldest national wildlife refuge in…

First Stop, Cadillac Ranch…

Cadillac Ranch

“You’re my last love you’re my last chanceDon’t let ’em take me to the Cadillac ranch” – Bruce Springsteen The grueling 1,953 mile drive form Boston is now over. The next month or so I will be traveling New Mexico, and Arizona. I will be heading to the Gila National Forest, White Sands National Monument,…

400 Miles To Amarillo

“Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” – Will Rogers The Roadkill Game 6 raccoons, 4 white tail deer, and 2 Skunks. For 621 miles, I think that is a pretty low score. However there was no competition, so I win! Yup, I drove 621…

The Show Is On The Road

…and we are off! It kicked in when I looked in my rear view mirror and I saw the Boston skyline, for what I know, will be the last time for quite a while. It was what I would call the mental equivalent of heartburn. My eyes swelled as a wave of sorrow rolled through…

One Week To Go…

just a quick update With one week to go I have been extremely busy, as you could imagine, if you have been following previous posts. What a pain it is to pack, and consolidate, but the end is almost in site. A week from today, I will be on the road heading to South Kent…

Getting Ready for the Road

Quick Update With just over twenty days to go until departure from Massachusetts it has become crunch time. I have been busy packing boxes and putting them into storage. My only complaint has been how much boxed up books weigh. I literally have been saving books from my high school days. So maybe I am…

Cobscook Bay

“When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.” Ansel Adams In an earlier blog, Puffin & Puffin, I had mentioned how Cobscook Bay deserved its own review. Well, here it is… It can be quite hard to find the right words at times to…

Ding Darling

J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Sanibel Island, Florida President Harry S. Truman is probably most known for his role in ending World War II in the Pacific Theatre by authorizing the atomic bombs that were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. However, there was a little less known bomb he dropped. That was on a…

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