Monthly Archives: August 2017

And the Curtain Falls

Many thanks to all who made this year’s adventure possible. 802 miles yesterday and 395 miles today have brought us all the way from Sandusky, Ohio, on the shore of Lake Erie, to our home base in Florida. Special recognition … Continue reading

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Totality!

St. Joseph, Missouri, were the greatest hosts imaginable! Their event planning and execution were top notch. We had heavy cloud cover for most of the morning. Then it started to rain and I began to feel the deep disappointment of … Continue reading

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Ready…Set…

We made it the last 54 miles (zero traffic congestion) to St. Joseph, Missouri. Rosecrans Airport is hosting parking and overnight camping less than 1000 feet from the center of the path of totality. Several hundred RVs and tents cover … Continue reading

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Weeping Muscles

Nothing nerdy happening here today, folks. Just unspeakably difficult work. Batman is still without use of his arm, so to distract him, I sent him to watch Jack ride roller coasters. Mom came out to be my ground support, and … Continue reading

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Roof Project

I spent yesterday getting the roof cleaned and prepped. Today my kind nephew agreed to help me apply the first coat of sealant. He is a wizard with the paint roller! Batman remains sidelined from surgery, though he has climbed … Continue reading

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A Break from Driving, Not Necessarily a Break

380 miles, ending with dinner at my mom’s. She made my favorite dessert, German chocolate cake. Batman did all the driving today, knowing that the next few days will be a struggle for me as I try to do everything … Continue reading

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5 states and 603 miles today! That exclamation point is such a poseur. There’s just not a proper punctuation for, “It was a long, uneventful day and we worked hard to get to the end of it.” I’m leaning towards … Continue reading

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