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Nov. 2 – Larra and I spoke on the phone for an hour today, but I think the better conversation might have been our text messages. Life’s a Beach

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Keeping an Eye on Jim

Sept. 18 – I had to make Jim delete this from the SPIRIT animal shelter article. He said in the article he’d adopted it at the shelter yesterday. Sigh…  

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Cigarette-Free for 30 Days!

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September 6, 2016 – Today I celebrated 30 days of being free from cigarettes. I posted the news on Facebook and here’s the feedback I got – 46 comments and 90 reactions. That’s the most I’ve ever gotten on a post. Wow. And… The support really helps!   Reference Step 1 of Your 7 Steps […]

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Home With the Dogs, Surrey, BC

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August 29, 2016 – Home again! Charlie and Charlotte were pleased to see us, as you can see from their overwhelming emotion and enthusiasm in these photos.

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Elk Creek Steak House, Piedmont, South Dakota

Aug. 24, 2016 – Larra: For the life of me, I don’t  know how Jim does it. Let me back up. After we left Mount Rushmore I went looking online for hotels. I found a deal at the Ramada Inn in Piedmont, about 15 miles NW of Rapid City and on our path home. We […]

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Mount Rushmore

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Aug 24, 2016 – The highlight and end of our trip across South Dakota came with our afternoon visit to Mount Rushmore. As you come driving up the highway from Keystone there’s a great view of the monument without having to pay for parking. With my senior’s pass we get into US National Parks for […]

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Omaha’s Art Deco Train Station

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August 23, 2016 – Jim: I’m a fan of railroads, railroad stations, and art deco. The railroad part dates back to my grandfather being a baggage handler for Railway Express Agency at Union Station, Detroit, Michigan, and from taking a number of cross-country railroad trips when I was a kid, back in the 50’s. My […]

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Omaha, Nebraska

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Aug. 23, 2016 – As we drove North along the Missouri River through Iowa, I learned that Larra had never been to Nebraska. What better excuse to take a break than to cut across the river and see the sights in Omaha – if there are any? So we headed West at Council Bluffs, and […]

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Iron Horse Hotel & Restaurant

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August 22, 2016 – Blackwater, Missouri – One of the coolest buildings in town is the Iron Horse Hotel and Restaurant, built in the 1880s. Larra and I were looking in the windows and it appeared to be fully restored. As we were leaving, a man walked over from across the street, introduced himself as […]

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Blackwater, Missouri

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Aug 22, 2016 – We pulled off the Interstate because the iExit app said there was food, and nothing for another 30 miles. We had to drive a few miles into town, but when we got there, it was charming! We had lunch with the locals at Annie’s Cafe, then prowled town taking photos for […]

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Jim’s Popular Portrait

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August 21, 2016 – This is a photo I took of Jim at a Cracker Barrel restaurant in Illinois, and I posted it to Facebook. It’s gotten more Likes than anything we’ve posted so far on the trip. LOL So can anyone tell me why? Larra  

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The Great Road Trip – Our Plans

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August 21-27, 2016 – After more than two months on the road we decided to take a break and return to Larra’s place in Vancouver. Of course, by now that’s 3,000 miles – 5,000 km – away, so we had quite a drive ahead of us. Off we go! It’s all about the journey, not […]

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Where We’ve Been

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Aug. 18, 2016 – From the farm in Midville to Savannah and Tybee Island, Georgia.

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Quips and Quotes 2

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We both got new phones last week. Larra got a new IPhone, and Jim got a new Android. Both of the phones are sitting on the kitchen counter. One rings, and Jim picks it up. Jim: “It’s an automated message from Verizon. Oh, look! Our text messages look exactly the same!” Larra: “That’s because it’s […]

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Changing the Trip Again

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Aug. 16, 2016 – We’re retired. We go where we want and do what we want, when we want. Plans are only guidelines and can be changed at any time. It’s the journey that’s important, not the destination. SOOooooooo, we’re changing our travel plans again. We’re leaving the Florida and Florida Keys part of this […]

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Where We’ve Been

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August 13 and 14th, 2016 – Off to Fort Mills and Tega Cay, South Carolina to visit Jim’s Dad.

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39 Degrees C in the Shade (102 F)

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August 14, 2016 – We were driving back to the farm in Georgia and stopped for lunch in Aiken, South Carolina. I parked in the shade, but when we came back out to the car is was 39 C – 102 F. Larra had never seen a temperature this high, and shot this photo. It’s […]

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How I Quit Smoking with Facebook

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August 9, 2016 – On Sunday, August 7, at 8 a.m. I ran out of cigarettes and declared, “That’s it! I’m quitting! I choose to be free from cigarettes, and I just smoked my last one.” I had just finished editing and posting the series, Your 7 Steps to Health and Happiness, and I had […]

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Gettin’ On Down the Road

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August 2, 2016 – Because of the rain and heavy traffic today, I drove the entire way from Murfreesboro, Tennessee to our farm in Midville. The weather didn’t clear up until we were almost home. This is how Larra looked when I asked her to drive the last ten miles to the farm. People ask […]

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The First Grand Ole Opry Hall

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August 1, 2016 – The first Grand Ole Opry hall in downtown Nashville, Tennessee, now the Ryman Auditorium, originally the Union Gospel Tabernacle, built in 1892. Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ryman_Auditorium

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