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In the Shadow of Kennedy Space Center

Living the Myth at Cape Canaveral As a child, I would lay in the grass watching for Sputnik to cross the horizon. I wanted to know who was in that shiny little dot in the sky.  I also remember watching … Continue reading

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Space Coast Xmas underneath the Palm Trees

Rockets launch while TGO Residents do the XMAS Boogie! Usually Tom and I try to escape Xmas by leaving the country. The shopping and frantic rush to make purchases that leads to gridlock in the stores and on the highways is … Continue reading

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Cardboard Heaven and the Games Bugs Play!

OZ and the Lay of the Land!  TGO RV Resort Park  (Click on the title above) Everyone keeps telling us that we are, “Living the Dream!”  We don’t remember dreaming about living in Florida.  It was just this thing that … Continue reading

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Dancing down the Yellow Brick Road to Florida

We are not in Kansas (or Missouri) any longer!  About eight days ago the journey to Oz began.  But, before our motorhome was launched Tom had to attend a concert by Joe Bonamassa at the Midland Theatre.  Bonamassa is one … Continue reading

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Belle Isle, Detroit, Motown, RV Hall of Fame, and Cahokia Mounds

Visit Michigan and All its Lakes! I grew up near Lake St. Clair.  Besides the Great Lakes there are hundreds of lakes in Michigan.  We caught up with friends one weekend at Indiana Dunes National Park on Lake Michigan. The … Continue reading

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In What Country are We? Do I need my Passport?

“You aren’t from around here, are you?” Late at night we could hear the constant sound of trains, eighteen-wheelers gunning their engines, motorcycle enthusiasts, and the clickety clack of horses and carriages going by our door.  We were at the … Continue reading

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Tootsie Rolls, Donuts, Dollarama, and Friendly People in Canada

Fear and Loathing on the Canadian Borders!!!!!! (Kabow!@Bam!Yuk*#% Warning! This is not a pie in the sky piece. Tread lightly!) I confess.  I idealized Canada!  We love Canada.  Vancouver is my favorite city.  If I had five million dollars, I would … Continue reading

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Circling Lake Superior #2–No Dementia Yet!

Canadian Natural Wonders and War History!  Here is a giant sweep across the north of Lake Superior. Follow our Route! from Thunder Bay to Sault Saint Marie! Thunder Bay The Town of Red Rock and Neys Provincial Park On a … Continue reading

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Adventure Before Dementia: From Tom’s Dashboard

Mini-College Reunion in Paradise²–Kenora, Ontario When Ramona, the nicest person we know, suggested a college reunion at her home in Kenora, Ontario, Canada, what else could we say but Yes, Eh!  Planning started about 8 months ago. The location was … Continue reading

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Circling Lake Superior. Installment #1. Two Harbors!

Head North to the Lakes.  You won’t regret it! Almost thirty-seven years to the month, Tom and I honey-mooned in this part of the north. Our wedding took place in a field on a farm in Illinois.  It was a covered-dish … Continue reading

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