Hilton Head After the Hurricane

We’ve just returned from a nice, relaxing week in Hilton Head.  It was interesting seeing how the town coped with Hurricane Matthew.  As we travelled around, there were trees down everywhere.  I’m sure it will be a long time before…
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Driving the Dragon & Other Holiday Adventures

We left home very early Saturday morning for our October trip south to Hilton Head.  Saturday was a fairly uneventful trip southward (927 km) to Cincinnati, Ohio. Our first real adventure took place on Sunday when we went through the…
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The Trip West

It’s February 6th and we’ve finally arrived in Mountain View.  The trip was largely uneventful, having driven through South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California. We drove I-20 from end to end, 1,539 miles.  We…
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Savannah, Myrtle Beach & Charleston

We went to Savannah earlier this week to walk around the historic area of town we enjoyed so much a couple of years ago.  The drive from Hilton Head to Savannah is very pleasant, along roads overhung with Spanish moss…
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Sunday in Hilton Head

We had a lovely, sunny day today, with temperatures up to 9°C.  We drove to the outlet malls, just to see if there was anything interesting.  Travelling with the Miata, there is precious little space for purchases.  As we thought,…
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California 2016 Starts!

We left Peterborough on Wednesday night after Carol finished work.  We thought that perhaps we’d get a few hours behind us and stop for the night in Fort Erie.  However, the weather had other ideas.  When we arrived at the…
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The Plight of Education

I received a link to this video in an email today. Unfortunately, though somewhat hyperbolic, it does show what I think education and our society are coming to. Enjoy!
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Cape Breton 2015

Over the last couple of weeks, Carol and I took a trip to Canada’s east coast, visiting Quebec City along the way.  We made stops in Charlottetown and Baddeck before driving the Cabot Trail and hiking some of the trails.…
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