Monthly Archives: March 2010

March 21, 2010 – Exploring Port Aransas

After a few housekeeping chores, we took a tour of Port Aransas.  It’s a pretty typical shore town and could be in any number of locations along the Atlantic Coast.  Several other observations … Once out of the commercial district, … Continue reading

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Maarch 20, 2010 – Wind, Wind and More Wind!

Today, we’d planned a day of doing little or nothing other than perhaps take a walk on the beach.  The early morning overcast first began to break up and I even saw some sun while in town running some important … Continue reading

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March 19, 2010 – North Padre Island

We left Houston mid-morning and were soon away from its insane drivers.  The trip southward was uneventful.  We were again impressed by the flatness of the landscape.  However, rather than the bayous of Mississippi and Louisiana, there were seemingly endless … Continue reading

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March 18, 2010 – A Real Work Day

Today was the first day I had a business appointment since leaving PA.  My partner (and cousin) in Smart Bug Corp (which manufacturers and markets an in-venue communications system; recently used at both the Vancouver Olympics and Westminster Dog Show) … Continue reading

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March 17, 2010 – St. Patrick’s Day

The weather was cool and overcast as we left our campground this morning; although it cleared and got progressively warmer as we entered Texas and got to Houston. A couple of observations: Many sections of I-10 in Louisiana are bumpy … Continue reading

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March 16, 2010 – Texas Bound

The weather forecast was for rain so we opted to again take I-10 in lieu of the longer route through southern Louisiana.  While passing up on a chance to drive through many small towns, our trip was still interesting. After … Continue reading

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March 15, 2010 – The Garden District of New Orleans

HAPPY BIRTHDAY CALLEIGH! After a morning bike ride around the park, we left for another day of sightseeing in New Orleans.  Leaving the ferry, we went straight to Cafe de Monde for their world famous beignets (effectively fried donuts covered … Continue reading

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March 14, 2010 – New Orleans

We made exceptional time from Alabama to New Orleans, perhaps because we opted for an Interstate (when we usually take the back roads) and as it was a Sunday morning and the traffic was very light.  Approaching the City, there … Continue reading

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March 13, 2010 – Sweet Home Alabama

After nine days in Florida, we crossed into Alabama this morning.  It was a relatively short day on the road and we landed in a small but extremely nice and very friendly RV park in Fairhope, AL, on the east … Continue reading

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March 12, 2010 – Our First Perfect Weather Day

Today was a day we’d planned for rest and relaxation.  However, the morning found Debbie cleaning the inside and me washing the outside of our RV.  However, the weather was sunny and warm, if a bit windy.   This afternoon, we … Continue reading

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