Traveling off the beaten path sometimes means that you'll end up staying somewhere unexpected. In the last 12 months, Judy and I have spent about four or five unplanned nights in hotels. In one case, it was because we encountered ice covered roadways. It didn't make sense to put our lives in danger just to… Continue reading Expect the Unexpected
We left Key West Monday morning around 10, with the car still somewhat loaded to the gills, just an inkling of a "plan" to avoid the Interstates wherever possible and find a cheesy motel to stay the night. Judy and I were still giddy about the wedding and all that had transpired over the last… Continue reading M is for Matrimony and Motels, Part 2
Before I go on with my travels, I should probably fill you in on a little background about me. I grew up an Air Force brat. We lived all over the U.S. and in Germany. That means by the time I had graduated from high school I had seen most of the states (well ¾… Continue reading A Little Background — Yeah, I know we’re already partway into the plan.
When I hit 40 I experienced that typical mid-life crisis. I reevaluated my life and realized most, maybe even all of the things I’d always wanted to do, I had done. I found myself wondering, “What’s next?” Then it came to me. There’s a whole wide world out there just waiting to be explored. So… Continue reading Introducing my ABC the World Plan …
Several of you have asked for more details about not packing and taking an empty suitcase. Here's what we did: First, you have to know that when I was younger I lived in Germany and Italy so I know a little about shopping in Europe and I appreciate how the clothes there fit my body.… Continue reading To Pack or Not to Pack