Author Archives: Ray Boas

IN SEARCH OF THREE PINES, QC, CANADA – 14-16 AUGUST 2018

It was on a “repositioning day” from Montreal to Whitefield, NH, in June of 2013 that for a second time I got well into the Eastern Townships of Canada. In that post I told you “… I cannot wait to get … Continue reading

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PART 2 – MORE FILLING IN THE MAP IN CONNECTICUT – 7-9 AUGUST 2018

Wednesday, August 8, was my “full day” away. As I have discovered, and told you, it makes the most sense to remain in the same place for two nights – and then have a full day of exploration in-between the … Continue reading

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MORE FILLING IN THE MAP IN CONNECTICUT – 7-9 AUGUST 2018 – Part 1

I have been restless, wanting to get away, but where to go. I struggled and thought. I have been reading more about the Connecticut River, and decided I had to explore more in Connecticut. Do you remember the most recent … Continue reading

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SHUNPIKING ON SHUNPIKE ROAD – 28 JULY 2018

The short newspaper article spoke to me immediately for a talk “…about the two sections of the Crown Point Military Road that touched the town, and the layout of the original turnpike and shunpike.” Meeting place, Belmont Village (population 245) … Continue reading

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ROCK STUDY — VICTORIAN SPRING — 255 BB1 KILOMETERS — 11 JULY 2018

  This day off was scheduled two weeks ago – but rain (not good with top down) postponed the outing. I have a fascinating week of learning coming up, and in preparation thought a visit to Proctor, Vermont, and the … Continue reading

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INTRODUCING GiGi – MY “NEW LADY” – 9 JULY 2018

Did you get to the end of my 4th of July post? Did you see my last comment – “I have a mission tomorrow. I wonder if the local dealer is really “ready to deal.” Well, what may seem an … Continue reading

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HAPPY 242nd BIRTHDAY USA – 4 JULY 2018

And, a happy and safe 4th to you all. I was “bad” today, “very, very, bad.” I did not travel to celebrate Calvin Coolidge’s birthday in my favorite Plymouth Notch, Vermont. You know I have done this for years, and … Continue reading

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HISTORY and ROCKS — 22 and 23 JUNE 2018

A short quick post, because you could still go to my recommended “rock show” tomorrow, and if not tomorrow, put it on your “must do list” for next year. I still owe you my North Conway, and Red Lion Inn … Continue reading

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FILLING IN THE MAP for FIVE HOURS – 17 JUNE 2018

Number One son called a few moments ago asking what I had done today. “I traveled a road I had not been on before,” I replied. He said, “I can’t believe you have any left.” Yes, I do, and some … Continue reading

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A CANNED HAM ADVENTURE – 3 JUNE 2018

I know, I know — you have not heard from me here since my post on 2 May of my 11-13 April adventure with Bob Newhart. I am sorry, but I have been busy — just read the last couple … Continue reading

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