Monthly Archives: December 2016

Heading Home

Tuesday, December 20, 2016 We are making our way back north again, with a stop tonight in Marion, IA. My younger brother moved here from Illinois earlier this year, and we haven’t seen him for a while. On our first … Continue reading

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Where’s the Ice Scraper!?

No self-respecting Minnesotan would leave the house in winter without an ice scraper in the car, right? Wrong! Saturday, December 17, 2016 We decided to leave about 6:30 this morning, since we knew we’d need to make three charging stops … Continue reading

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More Airplanes

Friday, December 16, 2016 We went back to the National Naval Aviation Museum this morning to take a trolley tour around the grounds where we could see more of the collection of airplanes here. During the tour, we learned about … Continue reading

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Battleships and Aviation

  ByThursday, December 15, 2016 We left New Orleans this morning, headed to Pensacola Beach. On the way, we stopped in Mobile where Mark and Dad visited the USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park, which has been home to the battleship since … Continue reading

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National WWII Museum

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 We visited The National WWII Museum in New Orleans today. Dad is a charter member, so he was excited to be able to visit. The museum opened its doors on June 6, 2000, on the 56th anniversary … Continue reading

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Ducks!  and Weather for Ducks

Monday, December 12, 2016 We picked up Dad at my brother’s house early this morning, and headed for Memphis. The driving was better today since it was not quite so cold out. We experienced less “range anxiety” as the range … Continue reading

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Frozen Fountains

Sunday, December 11, 2016 Our driving range was greatly reduced on Saturday because of the bitter cold, plus snow and wind. We drove 5-10 miles below the speed limit, and reduced the heat significantly, to make it from one charge … Continue reading

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