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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
- Boats I Have Loved
- 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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- Fishing Sturgeon
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- I Love Trucks!
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Category Archives: Travel: Interstate Adventure!
June, 2022 – To Denver and Beyond!
To Denver and Beyond! Day 1, Sunday, June 12, 2022, home to Fernley, NV via CA99, I-80: 221 miles I had been grounded since my annual Search for Sunshine which was completed waaay back in March. That is most unusual … Continue reading
To Denver and Beyond – Sept-Oct 2021
Day 1, Saturday, September 25, Home to Craig’s Castle in Stockton, CA via CA99: 21 miles I completed my last adventure aboard Big Blue back on August 20th, over five weeks ago. I was more than due for another adventure! … Continue reading
To Oregon and Beyond!
Day 1, Thursday, August 5, 2021, Home to Klamath Falls, Oregon via I-5, US97: 356 miles I returned from my last adventure, To Denver and Beyond, two months ago, on June 7th. Other than about a 45 mile round trip … Continue reading
To Denver and Beyond Once Again!
Day 1, Monday, May 17, Home to John’s in Gridley via CA99, I-5: 122 miles Honestly, I look forward to our adventures aboard Big Blue like a kid looks forward to Christmas – and that’s no exaggeration! The two weeks … Continue reading
A Springtime Adventure To Arizona
Day 1, Saturday, April 10, Home to Tulare, CA via CA99: 152 miles The day finally arrived for my lovely Trail Buddy to join me for an adventure out of state – the first one together since September! If there’s … Continue reading
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Search for Sunshine 2021 – Clear to Louisiana! (Second Try!)
Day 1, Tuesday, February 16, home to Tulare via CA99: 152 miles I had been very frustrated. This was my third attempt to find some warmth in Texas. It seemed that I hadn’t enough sense to give up. Last year’s … Continue reading
2021 Search for Sunshine!
It’s Time for Texas! Day 1, Saturday, January 16, home to Tulare via CA99: 151 miles The isolation that my dear Wifey and I had inflicted upon ourselves due to the pandemic continued through the holidays and into January. The … Continue reading
To Colorado and Oregon!
…Oregon, Maybe – If We Can Find it In the Ashes. Day 1, Sunday, September 20, Home to Gridley via CA99: 120 miles Hallelujah! It was finally time to hit the road again, and I had been so antsy to … Continue reading
Bummin’ Around the Country – At Last!
And it sure felt satisfying (but only with the comforts of Big Blue)! Day 1, Wednesday, August 12, 2020, home to Gridley, CA via CA99, I-5: 122 miles Again, I counted the minutes for about the past two weeks as … Continue reading
A Disappointing Search for Sunshine 2020!
January, 2020 : Preparation… It had been cold in the Central Valley in January – cold for wimps like me and I had struggled to stay warm, even indoors. It was definitely time to begin my 2020 Search for Sunshine … Continue reading
To Oregon, Colorado and Beyond!
Day 1, Wednesday, September 11, 2019, Home to my Sis’ near Gridley, CA via CA99, I-5: 124 miles We hadn’t been on a trip out of Kalifornistan since June’s adventure to Colorado and Arkansas. I was counting down the minutes … Continue reading
To Denver and Arkansas. Again!
June 8, 2019, Preparing for Denver and (perhaps) Arkansas: Our long planned trip to see the kids near Denver had already taken a twist or two as we prepared. We had planned to take the south route and visit family … Continue reading
To The Pacific Wonderland!
Another Oregon Adventure: Friday, May 3: Vanity can be an expensive fault, and when it comes to Big Blue, I can be pretty vain. She came with a pretty worn and nondescript mudflap when I bought her, so I had it … Continue reading
2019 January Search for Sunshine
At Last! Bumming Around Again… Day 1, 2019-1-24, Thursday, home to Tulare, CA via CA99: 155 miles I was sooo overdue to enjoy that road-bum lifestyle! After all, it had been four months since my Iowa Loop adventure when I had … Continue reading
Another Adventure to Colorado and Thirteen Other States
September 10, 2018, Monday, home to Gridley, CA via I-5, CA99: 121 miles It was more than time to head to Denver and make up for that aborted trip back in June due to engine overheating on the Sierra foothills … Continue reading
A Summertime Chicken Run…
A Chicken Run to Minnesota and (hopefully) Cooler Weather… 2018-7-9, Monday, Home to Winnemucca, NV via CA99, I-80: 348 miles As I wrote in the epilogue of my last post, I had an itch to scratch. Only a long, long … Continue reading
Another Denver and Beyond Adventure Aborted!
To Denver and the kids… and then? June 11, 2018, Monday, Day 1, to Gridley, CA via CA99: 117 miles It was back in April that we visited Oregon, and my “Search for Sunshine” adventure to Texas was back in … Continue reading
2018 Winter Search for Sunshine
Bumming Around Texas in the Sunshine! 2018 – Jan 22 thru Feb 3 Day 1, Home to Tulare, CA via SR99: 157 miles The cold, grey, winter days in the San Joaquin Valley were getting to me and it was … Continue reading
A Fall Cross-Country Adventure Ends Tragically…
The Adventure that Ended in Tragedy… During the days leading up to our Fall adventure… Our adventure was planned for almost a month, and honestly, I was like a kid waiting for Christmas – I counted down the weeks, the … Continue reading
June 2017 To Gridley and on to Denver!
2017-6-12, Day 1, Monday, Home to Gridley via SR99, I-5: 123 miles It was just three weeks since I got home from my 16 state adventure to Dean’s in Oceanside and beyond – clear to Kentucky. And it was a … Continue reading