Category Archives: Travel: Looking for Sunshine!

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

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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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2nd Try: 2016 Search for Sunshine II Page 2

This is Page 2; see page 1 here: Page 1 Sunday, January 31, Day 11, Corpus Christi, TX to Waco, TX via US77: 307 milesIt was time to get out of Corpus Christi and back on the open road! It was … Continue reading

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2nd Try: 2016 Search for Sunshine II Page 1

Thursday, Day 1, January 21, Home to Bakersfield via SR99: 198 miles Having aborted my first Sunshine trip earlier in the month near Phoenix due to cool weather forecasts, I would head south for another try. This trip, instead of visiting … Continue reading

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Search for Sunshine – January, 2016

January 4, 2016, Day 1, Home to Bakersfield Flying J via SR99: 202 miles The day finally arrived for my annual search for sunshine, usually a drive deep into Texas. I would drive the US Highways and some state routes, … 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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Texas and Two Weeks on the Road!

Search For Sunshine 2014 January 13-February 2, 2014 This is a photo of a Happy Camper driving through the Southwest and deep into Texas, looking for warmth in January – other travelers likely thought they saw Tom Selleck driving a … Continue reading

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Lookin’ for Sunshine!

Lookin’ for Sunshine! January 3 – 15, 2007 This old story was posted on two prior websites, one of which closed and in the migration to another the photos were lost. I remember much of this adventure and to keep it … Continue reading

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Search for Sunshine 2006

Heading for the Sunshine! (Photos of this trip were lost during an earlier site migration.) January 5 – 22, 2006 Day 1, Thursday, Home to Bakersfield, CA via SR99: 206 miles. I’m on the road again! It’s not often that I miss … Continue reading

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