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On The Road to… Paducah !? Page 2

The adventure continues as I return home… This is Page 2; Page 1 is here. Day 10, Saturday, May 13, 2017, Paducah, KY to Macon, MO via I-24, I-57, IL54, IL3, I-255, I-64, I-70, US63: 351 miles It was a very quiet … Continue reading

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On The Road To… Paducah !? Page 1

Prologue: 12,500 words to describe an 18 day RV adventure?! Granted, something may be wrong with me. Who would drive all day and write half the evening while parked in a Walmart lot as if anybody wanted to read about back roads … Continue reading

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2017 Search for Sunshine: Dean’s & an Aborted Trip to Texas!

To Dean’s and… home! January 26, 2017 – Day 1, Thursday, Home to Barstow via SR99, SR58, I-15: 351 miles It was January and time to find some sunshine and warmth! Our winter had been very wet, not that I’m … Continue reading

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October Visit to the Kids!

Time for another visit to Oceanside and my son’s family… 2016-10-13 Thursday, Day 1, home to Barstow via SR99, SR58, I-15: 351 miles It had been six months since my last visit to Oceanside to visit m’ boy and his … Continue reading

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It’s April and Time to Visit The Kids Again

Day 1, Thursday, April 28, 2016, Home to Flying J near Bakersfield via SR99: 206 miles Three months, and more, have gone by since my last drive to Oceanside to see my son Dean and his family. This is a quarterly pilgrimage that … Continue reading

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October and a Visit to Oceanside and to My Sis’s in Gridley.

2015-10-22, Thursday, Day 1, Home to Frazier Park via SR99, I-5: 254 miles October rolled around again, as it often does this time of year, and it was time for ol’ Grandpa to head for Oceanside to visit the Gillespie clan. … Continue reading

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July Again, and Time to Visit the Kids in Oceanside.

2015-7-9 Thursday, Day 1, Home to Frazier Park via SR99, I-5: 255 miles. July rolled around on schedule and as I’ve done every July for years, and every three months for that matter, I headed south to visit my son, … Continue reading

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April 2015 Means it’s Time to Visit the Kids Again!

Make Time for Grandpa! 2015-4-23, Thursday, Day 1. Home to Bakersfield Walmart via SR99: 220 miles As with almost every April since way back when Connor was a toddler, I made my way south to visit my son and his … Continue reading

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January 2015: To Oceanside and Texas in Search of Sunshine!

Texas Sunshine! (These photos are very large when double clicked.) January 22 to February 4, 2015 2015-1-22 Thursday, Day 1: Home to Bakersfield Flying J via US99: 201 miles The day finally arrived to hit the road again! We have … Continue reading

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A Visit to see the Kids in Oceanside Nov ’14

Another visit to Oceanside to see the family! 2014-11-13, Thursday, Day 1. To Dean’s from home via SR99, I-5: 254 miles The planned trip for October had to be postponed due to the time the coach was in the paint … Continue reading

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2014 Summer Trek to the Kids in Oceanside

To Oceanside to visit the Family! 2014- 7-24, Thursday, Day 1. Home to Frazier Park, CA via SR99, I-5: 256 miles Yep. It was that time once again to climb aboard the coach and head to Oceanside to see my … Continue reading

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Another Quarterly Visit to the Kids’ Home in Oceanside

Quarterly Visit to Dean’s Family! April 3 – 6, 2014 Day 1, Thursday: Home to Bakersfield Flying J via SR99: 200 miles It was time once again for my quarterly visit to my son and his family in Oceanside, so … Continue reading

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Farewell to FishWisher IV

Another Visit to Dean’s and… Farewell To FishWisher IV October 17-21, 2013 2013-10-17 Day 1: Home to Bakersfield Flying J via SR99: 200 miles It was time once again for my quarterly visit to my son and his family. But … Continue reading

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Dean and the Family Again!

Another Trip to Oceanside! April 28 – May 1, 2011 Day 1, Thursday, April 28, Home to Bakersfield, CA via SR99: 227 miles. The time had come to head south to my son Dean’s home to visit him and his … Continue reading

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To Dean’s in Oceanside Again

Visiting the Kids in Oceanside Again! 2011-1-20 Day 1, Thursday, Home to Bakersfield via SR99: 227 miles It was time for another trip to visit my son and his family Oceanside. This time of year when it’s in the 30s up … Continue reading

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Denver, Branson, Ike, Unity Village, Bentonville, Albuquerque,Meteor Crater, Oceanside, and More!

On The Road Again… September 14 – October 3, 2010 Day 1, Tuesday,  –  Home to Winnemucca, NV via SR88, US50, I-80: 333 miles Our trip to Allen’s in Colorado, and on to Branson, Missouri, then to Dean’s in Oceanside … Continue reading

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Bruce Passes; Oceanside Again

Another Run to the Kids in Oceanside! 2010-7-9, 2010 Day 1, Friday, Home to Frazier Park via Fresno via SR99, I-5: 260 miles This trip to Dean’s would be delayed a day so that I could attend the memorial service … Continue reading

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To Oceanside Again

To Dean’s April 2010 Thursday, April 22-25, 2010 Day 1: Home to Rosedale Walmart Bakersfield via Hiway 99: 218 Miles It was the usual trip south on Day 1 except that I chose to stay in Bakersfield because Frazier Park … Continue reading

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South to Oceanside

To Oceanside again! Jan 7-10, 2010 Day 1, Thursday, To Frazier Park via SR99, I-5 My last visit to my son Dean and his family was back in September, so I was a month late visiting this time. December and … Continue reading

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Another Oceanside Visit

Another visit to Oceanside! Sept 10-13, 2009 Day 1, Thursday, Home to Frazier Park, CA via SR99, I-5: 250 miles Approaching the climb up the Grapevine. It was time again to visit the gang in Oceanside, so I readied the … Continue reading

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