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Forty-Two Years Later…. From Tom’s Dashboard!

Munich in 2017!!!! Day One   It took only 42 years. After my sophomore year in high school in 1975, at age 16, I participated in an exchange program with a Catholic girl’s boarding school in Altotting Germany, located between … Continue reading

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Find a Friend and Fall in LOVE!!

Pets ALWAYS love you!  It is Magical! My first dog, “Jack” was a collie,. He had lots of fur and stayed outside in his own house. We were always friends until the dog-catcher came and took him away. My dad … Continue reading

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The Flying Car is here! The Future is Now!

The Flying Car!  And, Minneapolis is a Charmer! Heading home after a super duper holiday near Lake Superior we stopped to visit friends Steve and Dixie. We had originally planned to create a picnic for them, but they had something … Continue reading

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Up North!! Two Weeks is NOT Enough!

Great Lakes.  “No Salt. No Sharks. No Worries” I felt a little sad this morning when we left the north woods of Drummond, town of about 400. I can’t put my finger on why I felt that way? Maybe it … Continue reading

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Arrow Rock…Rocks! But does not Explode!

July 6, 2017 To Escape the Fireworks Head to Arrow Rock! About one year ago, I created a blog about Arrow Rock.  We were about to launch our southern extravaganza trip and this was our first stop.  Today I am … Continue reading

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Sleeping in the Bush!

RV’s Galore! Tom and I spent our honeymoon in a tent on the shores of a lake somewhere in Wisconsin. We don’t remember the spot? (Maybe global warming swallowed it up!) I do remember that Tom woke me up at … Continue reading

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Mama, Please Pass the Mush!

The Romance of Dining on the Road. You can smell it, can’t you? When you camp grub is cooked over a blazing fire while someone plays the guitar! And every one sings Kumbaya and eats Smores? Right? Wrong! Only those … Continue reading

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Tom’s Dashboard. Reflections on “Stepping in the River Twice”

Tom’s Dashboard.  An RV with no Name! Thirty-five days on the road in an RV with no name. Marla, Twinks, Hillary and me, plus all the stuff we could squeeze into the 34 foot Canyon Star (2 guitars, 1 keyboard, … Continue reading

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Float with Your Dog down the Colorado River!

Discover the Cities and Towns of Our Country! We left Moab a few days ago taking U128 East to Interstate 70 heading home through Colorado and that pesky State of Kansas. This ancient road creeps along the Colorado River hugging … Continue reading

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From Tom’s Dashboard. Solar Energy and Milt’s Diner

Solar and the Energy Future. Texas and Oklahoma had the wind turbines. In New Mexico, Arizona and Utah, everywhere you look you find solar energy panels. We found them on houses, small company building, lights on signs along the highway, … Continue reading

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