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Leaving California

May 27, 2010
By Mara Gordon
Peregrine rear view

Driving along in the car, we spend a lot of time listening to NPR. There are exceptions in some desolate areas, but I can almost always count on it being available somewhere between 88.1 and 92.5 on my FM dial. As we steer along unfamiliar roads, there is something very reassuring about hearing the familiar...

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Welcome to the Cape, Where Upper Is Lower

March 6, 2010
By Mara Gordon
rosie_the_riveter

You’re wondering why there is a picture of Rosy the Riveter here. Seems like every time you turn around, someone is using Rosy’s image for one cause or another. I will get to why the old gal’s here shortly.  In the meantime, let’s get caught up from where we left off. Last time I...

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Chasing Good Weather

November 13, 2009
By Mara Gordon
Chasing Good Weather

We sold our 4000 sq ft house, paid off our debts, and hit the open road. We converted our Chrysler 300M to E85, and are pulling a 14' T@B trailer. Join us for our odyssey.

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A Tale of Four Cities

May 24, 2009
By Mara Gordon
A Tale of Four Cities

Now that all the excitement of disease, death, and urine samples is behind us, it’s time to get back to the real purpose of this blog – FUN! We have a lot of catching up to do, so we had better get started. As I mentioned previously, we left the Keys, and headed over...

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Way to Go, Uncle Rex

April 11, 2009
By Mara Gordon
Way to Go, Uncle Rex

Rex Amack When last I updated this little monologue about our odyssey through the US, I put out a request for places to go and things to do next. Stewart’s uncle, Rex Amack, came through with flying colors. In fact, he so enthusiastically stood up to the challenge that I am dedicating this post...

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Peregrine is Great, a House is Better!

March 19, 2009
By Mara Gordon
Peregrine is Great, a House is Better!

Spring Break, by Lorri Huneycutt After three straight weeks in Peregrine, I definitely was ready for a little square footage. Heck, I was ready for a square foot. Granted, we were staying in this beautiful place, Fiesta Key, but the restrooms were about a city block away. When we first got there, being on...

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Fifty, the New Fifty!

February 21, 2009
By Mara Gordon
Fifty, the New Fifty!

Sorry for the long delay between posts. Each morning (afternoon?) when I wake up I have to ask myself, “Where am I?” First of all, I have decided to withhold judgment about President Obama. Let’s face it, he inherited a mess, and it is going to take time and BI-PARTISAN cooperation to even begin...

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