Category Archives: Car

I Think My Car Hates Me

I picked up the van from the garage on Wednesday and thankfully put it into ‘drive’. The next day, I went to pick up Becky from her day program, when suddenly, no accelerator. I was turning into a driveway, and … Continue reading

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The Wacky Races

Do you remember “The Wacky Races”, Dick Dastardly and Penelope Pitstop?  I had an experience today that brought that series back to mind. It started as a typical Tuesday; running around like mad trying to put out the garbage, get … Continue reading

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Who Says Romance Is Dead?

I had a funny Valentine’s Day. I went out in the afternoon to buy something for my sweeties, and only made it as far as the nearest garage. It was raining, which in itself is pretty odd for Ontario in … Continue reading

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Snow Storm

The final part of our journey home, yesterday, was through one of the worst storms I’ve ever been in. I checked the weather up until we left, and then Tom sent us daily updates. He wrote, the morning of the … Continue reading

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Tom’s Bucket List

This is my second time writing this blog.  I lost the first version trying to insert photos.  Why is this easier on the iPod?  Anyhoo… The Grand Canyon was on Tom’s Bucket List, so I decided to book a hotel … Continue reading

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Final Destination

Friday was our last day on the road, and we started with another sunrise, but this was a famous New Mexico sunrise, and it didn’t disappoint. See photo below. In fact, New Mexico didn’t disappoint. Sedona, Arizona is known for … Continue reading

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Get Your Kicks…

We started the day watching the sun rise over Oklahoma. The grasslands glowed gold in the morning sun. Cattle ranches were dotted across the state. I didn’t know that the soil was red; like PEI red. In fact it was … Continue reading

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Altered States

Today we made it across three states. We started in Ohio this morning, crossed into Indiana, drove across to Illinois, and we are now at the far west end of Missouri. As soon as we crossed over the border into … Continue reading

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Car-nage

We made it to Dayton, Ohio today. The weather wasn’t great, but the temperature stayed above zero, so the snow and rain didn’t cause any issues. Raspberry took a little time to acclimatize to the van; she spent the first … Continue reading

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Going Mobile

We’re driving to Arizona tomorrow; four days in a confined space with Becky, the Chaos Queen, Tom, the humble sidekick, Raspberry, the toothless cat, and me, the official scribe. I’m practicing writing from my iPod, so I can blog along … Continue reading

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