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  • Sunset Beach at SunsetAfter all of the keeping up with kids, Dale and I were happy to have a couple of days to ourselves. We left the South Beach campground on Sunday and drove south on Hwy 101. This is the coast highway in Posted by Miss Chris in Grandma on The Go | Apr 21, 2016
  • Adventures in the Life of a Road WarriorFor the Road Warriors, there is always going to be that one, or more, breakdown at a most un-opportune time. We are no exception, especially with a truck that has over 395,000 miles on it. . We left for Death Valley fairly Posted by Miss Chris in Grandma on The Go | Feb 27, 2016
  • A Road Trip From Sacramento to Death ValleyI had to be in Sacramento for a FEMA workshop so thought that that it could be made into a road trip. Our thought was to go from Sac thru South Lake Tahoe, having a good lunch at the buffet Posted by Miss Chris in Grandma on The Go | Feb 27, 2016
  • Background on the Big Move!The Background Borderline 30, Moved all around the world for work, Haven't lived in the same place for over a year... sounds like time to settle down in your home town right? Correct? ...Wrong. Sounds to me like its time to Posted by HollyStew2016 in Perth to Gold Coast | Jan 19, 2016
  • Road trip to CoromandelI'm one of those people who likes to organise stuff and sort people out. I like to think I tread the fine line between bossy and enthusiastic. [center][/center] So using the impendin Posted by emmaabroad in New Zealand | Oct 23, 2015
  • York to Stegness, Stegness to Kent, Kent to LondonAll good things come to an end, it was time to clean and vacuum our York house swap. We said our goodbyes to Harley the shared cat and left his bowl full of food. You would think he Posted by kiwiscanflyto in Kiwis Take Flight | Sep 26, 2015
  • Driving Down the 395Another long day of driving, we wanted to make it to Bishop in order to backpack on Tues. Alas, it was not to be. Best to just take the journey in stride. On Monday, we had a tire blowout on the Posted by Miss Chris in Grandma on The Go | Sep 13, 2015
  • Working Our Way Down Vancouver IslandOur day started well, woke up early; we had to check out of the RV park, hop on a ferry and hopefully make it to Oregon by dinner. That all looked good until I Google mapped everything and looked up Posted by Miss Chris in Grandma on The Go | Sep 2, 2015
  • Quadra IslandAfter breakfast and then a goodbye to Henry and Chrisanna, we had a day of driving, along with a 1-1/2 hour ferry ride over to Victoria Island. We had a reservation at an RV park not far from the ferry Posted by Miss Chris in Grandma on The Go | Aug 31, 2015
  • The Journey BeginsAnd so the journey begins; wondering if a move to Canada is in our future. At home, I’d spent time looking online at properties for sale. Our problem is this: we don’t know where we really would like to settle, will Posted by Miss Chris in Grandma on The Go | Aug 30, 2015
  • Making Our Way to the BorderEver onward. So we had to be in Seattle for lunch, maybe a late lunch, but lunch nevertheless. Dale’s cousin suggested that we meet in the parking lot of a mall, a mall that is likely the most deserted mall Posted by Miss Chris in Grandma on The Go | Aug 26, 2015
  • Old Friends, Good WineOne plus of a road trip is being able to stop when and where we want, see friends, make a detour, eat in a restaurant or in the RV, turn around and go back home. Once I knew that I had Posted by Miss Chris in Grandma on The Go | Aug 23, 2015
  • And It Starts With a BangAnd so we are off once again. And before we even get to our 1st destination we get a call from our granddaughter, from our house. She has found Dale’s wallet, complete with cash and his driver’s license, on the Posted by Miss Chris in Grandma on The Go | Aug 20, 2015
  • Family Gathering, Part 2On Friday a.m. we woke up to see our sister-in-law Jan. We haven’t seen her since our Downton dinner and were glad to catch up with her. Other relatives arrived on Friday afternoon and those we hadn’t seen for several Posted by Miss Chris in Grandma on The Go | Aug 13, 2015
  • A Tough HikeDale, Justin and Lucian were due in by dinner time, no specific time except that they’d be back by evening. In the meantime, I’d promised the other kids to have fun too. We sat around camp like lumps on a Posted by Miss Chris in Grandma on The Go | Aug 6, 2015
  • A Birthday DinnerAfter a day of recovery for Justin and Dale, me doing word games in old newspapers, kids playing at the river, and generally a whole lot of nothing, we ended with a huge fire, marshmallows, smores and more wine. Justin had Posted by Miss Chris in Grandma on The Go | Aug 4, 2015
  • More Kings Canyon AdventuresJustin was only able to obtain a total of 5 permits so the new plan was that he, Dale and Lucian would backpack into Grouse Lake overnight. I would stay with Christine, Cassie, Sequoia and Zaya. Justin and Dale left Posted by Miss Chris in Grandma on The Go | Aug 3, 2015
  • Goodbye Australia[center][/center] There were tears - more than I expected - as I said goodbye to the place I have called home for the last year. 'Straya has been a real mix of tricks - each location Posted by emmaabroad in Australia | Aug 3, 2015
  • And Then There Were BearsWell the longer hike didn’t happen. People slept late, too late, then Justin had to be at the backpack office by 1pm to get permits for the overnight backpack trip. We thought we’d play at the river while we got Posted by Miss Chris in Grandma on The Go | Aug 2, 2015
  • Zumwalt Meadow to The End of the RoadWhen we 1st suggested to Justin that we could meet for a few days of backpacking we left the options open. We didn’t have any set agenda, only that we’d backpack or hike over his birthday. Because there are younger kids Posted by Miss Chris in Grandma on The Go | Aug 1, 2015
  • Setting Up Camp for a Family Blogs have not been published for a while because there was no cell phone service or internet in the mountains. We were off the grid almost completely. We did have our inverter Posted by Miss Chris in Grandma on The Go | Jul 31, 2015
  • Samnaun to Italy Today the driving tour to Italy was through the Umbrail Pass. I never want to do this drive again. Motorcyclists, experienced motorists careening through these switchbacks. Not for me. Huge valleys, huge mountains, plunging valleys just off the side Posted by MarleneRHughes in Switzerland July 2015 | Jul 23, 2015
  • Glacier; The Road to ApgarGlacier National Park is a place Posted by Miss Chris in Grandma on The Go | Jul 20, 2015
  • Drumheller, A Side TripWe tried to leave Banff early as we had a 4-hour drive to Drumheller, where there is a fabulous Dinosaur museum. It was highly recommended that we visit there. We drove to the museum via Hwy 9 which is a beautiful Posted by Miss Chris in Grandma on The Go | Jul 19, 2015
  • When in WisconsinWe're on the road again after a short stay by Shari's family, who very graciously opened up their home in Postville, Ia, to us this past shabbat. Many meals were eaten, in the proper order, according to tradition. In an Posted by MiriG in Post-College Stress Disorder | Jul 12, 2015
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