Tag: Road Trip! Travel

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June

I don’t think our particular map dot was unique during Covid in that ten miles in any given direction of our house meant a different set of rules, mandates and orders. Frankly, it was a confusing and haphazard mess, but by June we had become accustomed to living(ish) our best lives in isolation. But we […]

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Follow the Chocolate Brick Road

A wise man once said, “Give me chocolate or give me death.” Hershey, Pennsylvania opted to give us both. Ok, maybe no wise man ever said that, but I do know two very wise women who recognize when they’ve met the natural end to an amazing adventure. After almost three weeks of perfect weather, flawless […]

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Beantown

We rolled into Boston licking our wounds, as in the bites, stings, stabs, disembowelments, or whatever the native Maine insects inflicted upon us over the last four days. They are intense little buggers, that’s for certain. So a couple of nights in a hotel was just the respite we needed. But Boston had other plans […]

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Siri Vs. Viktor

I keep trying to foster a healthy relationship between Siri, our passive-aggressive navigation system, and Viktor, our 33 foot long RV. It’s not going well. Viktor: Good morning, Siri. I need to go this next leg of the journey all on interstates, avoiding these small back roads, please. Siri: Recalculating route. Viktor: Wait, this takes […]

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Maine

After the longest drive of our route to date–6 hours–we wound our way through New Hampshire and back up along the coast of Maine. We had a picnic near a Moose Crossing sign before landing in Bar Harbor at the entrance of Acadia National Park. Our campground was a full one and the sites were […]

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Days 9 and 10 and 11-ish

To close out our sports Halls of Fame quadrumvirate, we showed Springfield, Mass a thing or two. Our very own Sundance won the Rick Perry free-throw shooting contest! Which doesn’t sound like a thing at all because who would name a basketball game after the former governor of Texas, but then they explained to me […]

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Team effort

Ok, enough about Louise’s wardrobe and her penchant for mud flaps. Let’s talk about the other heroes of this trip–our poor families. While we certainly would like to take credit for planning an itinerary that appeals to all, there also has to be a lot of open-mindedness and cooperation and we have received a lot […]

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Road Warriors

Guys, Louise is in an RV mechanics chat room right now diagnosing why the front floorboards are 437 degrees. She just asked for my PayPal password. She is reading responses from Pearl, Gene and Tito. She is flipping through the RV manual and saying words I don’t understand like, “alternator” and “inverter.” She’s talking to […]