Category Archives: Road Trip

Where the Deer and the Antelope Play

Sunday, September 17, 2017 I wasn’t planning to blog about this short road trip, but found a few interesting things along the way, so here I am. My sister and I are taking our father to visit an Indian school … Continue reading

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Chasing the Eclipse

Or…5 very long days. How do you pack for a trip like this? Our checklist included things like: – Eclipse glasses (legitimate ones purchased several years ago) – Hiking shoes – Floppy sun hats – Sun screen – Rain coats … Continue reading

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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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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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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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