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From Tom’s Dashboard. Tooling Around in Milan, Italy!

Pizza, Music, Expresso and Gelato Having visited many countries over the years, Marla and I have recently cut down on international travel. Airport security hassles and smaller seats on airplanes have made that an easy choice. I returned to Milano … Continue reading

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Corpus Christi and its RV Resorts!

The Oil Kings and the People of Corpus Christi   Tom reasoned. Texas is closer and a straight shot from Kansas City. And the sun shines there in the winter also. Dreams of sunrays filled our minds as we headed toward Texas.  … Continue reading

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Playing Games with the Devil!

The Devil Plays Straightline Blues Highways 61 and 49 run right through the middle of Clarksdale.  Elvisland is less than an hour away.  Legend has it that a teenager Robert Johnson in the 1920’s came to this crossroad and made a … Continue reading

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Harmonica Heaven! From Tom’s Dashboard

Blues Harmonica (Fantasy) Jam Camp Think of a music camp and envision young musicians learning to advance their skills in a traditional educational format. Then think of a fantasy baseball camp, where you get baby boomers living out a fantasy … Continue reading

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Florida in February and Skipping the Missouri Winter Blues

Where are the palms?  Where is the sun?  Where are the ocean breezes in Missouri? (Beware, there are lots of photos below!) Did you know that Juan Ponce de Le’on landed at Melbourne Shores? And he wasn’t looking for the … Continue reading

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The Ghost of Katrina, Jefferson Davis, and the Beach

Two Hurricanes and the Angry Gods. It is ironical. We should have been enjoying Buck Island at Tamarind Reef Resort on St. Croix, USVI. Hurricane Maria thought otherwise and plowed down everything it could on the island. In December, only … Continue reading

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Mississippi Blues Pilgrimage

Mississippi Blues Don’t Make You Blue! Who da’ thought that tooling down to the Mississippi coast would be such a learning experience! Arkansas Our first stop on our way to Buccaneer State Park in Waveland, Mississippi was Dardanelle State Park … Continue reading

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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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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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