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- Lavonne’s 80th Birthday Bash February 14, 2023
- Christmas 2022 December 27, 2022
- Those Working Days (…that I do not miss!) December 4, 2022
- 2022 Family Gatherings at Craig’s Castle August 29, 2022
- Oregon or Bust! July 17, 2022
- June, 2022 – To Denver and Beyond! June 13, 2022
- Search for Sunshine 2022 February 28, 2022
- Christmas in January 2022 January 22, 2022
- Christmas 2021 – Again Held Hostage by Covid! December 24, 2021
- Thanksgiving Family Gathering, 2021 November 27, 2021
- To Denver and Beyond – Sept-Oct 2021 September 27, 2021
- To Oregon and Beyond! August 5, 2021
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- Cecil the Diesel
- Fishin' with "FishTracker" Rich
- Fishin' with "Stockton" Willie
- Fishin' with "Sturgeon" John
- Fishin' with M'Boy!
- Fishin' with ol' buddy Al
- Fishing + RVing = Comfort
- Fishing How To
- Fishing Humble Files
- Fishing Kokanee
- Fishing Overnight on the Water
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Category Archives: Travel: Dean’s
Family Gathering at Craig’s Castle
August 2019 – Dean and family visit at Craig’s in Stockton Day 1, Friday, August 2, we gather at Craig’s in Stockton It had been a long while since we saw our son, Dean, and his family – it was … Continue reading
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M’Boy Visits from SoCal!
Day 1, Saturday, March 3, 2018, Home to Gridley, CA via CA99, I-5 I told my son, Dean, on my last trip to his place in Oceanside back in August, that I was too old to deal with the hellacious … Continue reading
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A Summer Visit to the Kids in Oceanside
August 24, 2017, Thursday, Day 1, Home to Frazier Park, CA via SR99, I-5: 260 miles I usually visit my son, Dean, and family in July, but somehow this trip was delayed and I don’t even remember why. But the … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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To Dean’s Again – and the Last Adventure Aboard Ol’ Rex.
July 2012 Another Trek to Dean’s in Oceanside, CA Day 1, Thursday, July 19, 2012 Home to Frazier Park via SR99 and I-5: 260 miles Having missed my April trip to my son Dean and family in April, I was … Continue reading
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
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
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