Category Archives: Camping

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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There is Magic in “them there hills.”

A Quasi-Disney Experience at Zion National Park The minute we jumped on the required shuttle to visit this majestic park, I felt like I was having a virtual experience. Take off the glasses! Wait, isn’t this live? Aren’t I physically … Continue reading

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Folding Space in the Land of the Pueblos

Memories and the Worm Hole Back in Time. In the 1970’s I spent several weeks out West attempting to discover every Anasazi (The term is no longer used.) settlement I could find that was listed on a Native American map … Continue reading

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The Kohler Kingdom and a Renegade Catholic Priest

DeLaval gifted Tom two rounds of golf for both of us at Whistling Straights in Wisconsin when he left the company. (Thank you DeLaval and boss, Tony.) Click on Whistling Straights to view courses, and of course, rates that will … Continue reading

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Ketchup with the Hemling Kin!

Fantastic family gather at Kohler-Andrea Park near Sheboygan, Wisconsin! The first Hemling Reunion made history a couple of days ago.  Interesting and handsome people caught up with each other.  As someone said, “This is great!  It is not a funeral … Continue reading

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A Taste of the Netherlands in Pella, Iowa

Lake Superior or Bust! We are camping at Army Corps of Engineer’s campgrounds as we head north. Last night we stayed at Dam Overlook at Lake Red Rock in Iowa which cost $8.00. It was a very peaceful place.   … Continue reading

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Navigating Hubbard Glacier from the Bridge

Turning Back Toward Vancouver   The last day of the first cruise is upon us. In high seas we entered Yakutat Bay heading for Hubbard Glacier. It looks out over Disenchantment Bay, rising 300 feet above sea level and settling … Continue reading

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The Clinton Library was Stunning!

May 12, 2016  2700 miles and Heading Home! The last stop in Arkansas may have been the cherry on top of the milkshake.  We visited the William J. Clinton Library in Little Rock, Arkansas.  Haunting Presidential libraries including Eisenhower, Carter, … Continue reading

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