Category Archives: Day (or maybe two) Trips

DUBLIN GAS ENGINE MEET – 50th ANNIVERSARY – 10 SEPTEMBER 2022

There are some things I enjoy doing, and heading to Cricket Hill Farm in Dublin for the Dublin Gas Engine Meet is something I look forward to. BLUE BELLE (1960 MGA Roadster) and I headed off today for the 50th … Continue reading

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VERGENNES, VERMONT OVERNIGHT – 17-18 AUGUST 2022

I do not seem to be getting out and about as much as I used to, but I am busy. Lack of “shunpiking explorations” is probably a combination of factors: I still wish to avoid crowds; places I wish to … Continue reading

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NO TWO ALIKE and LARGEST IN THE US – 22-24 JULY 2022

You know I like to find and share unusual superlatives, and combining those discoveries to share in conjunction with a “road-trip” makes it even the more fun for me. This “road-trip,” as in the last couple of years, was to … Continue reading

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MIDDLESEX CANAL and GREAT WEEKEND – 18-20 JUNE 2022

A month or so ago my son Gary and I were “Zooming” and I suggested meeting at the Middlesex Canal Museum in North Bellerica, and exploring the canal which traverses both Woburn and Winchester, Massachusetts, were he and my son, … Continue reading

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BACK TO THE MOUNTAINS – 30 MARCH to 2 APRIL 2022

Still hard for me to get “back on the road.” Things have changed so much due to the pandemic, but recently things appear to be rebounding, and folks are comfortable not hiding their faces. Remember in 2019 I had an … Continue reading

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SCOUTING OVERNIGHT – 18-19 MARCH 2022

I am forcing myself to learn how to travel again – it has been so long, and things are different. People are getting out, thus lodging harder to find. And, in the last two years it has become harder to … Continue reading

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CHANGE OF SCENERY – 26 FEBRUARY – 1 MARCH 2022

Looking back, I have not had many adventures to share with you the past year plus, and we know why. But I just got home from another “Change of Scenery” at Kipling’s Carriage House – essentially replicating an adventure from … Continue reading

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“THE HEART OF THE COMMONWEALTH” – EXPLORATIONS AT “THE WOO” – 12 FEBRUARY 2022

That title may get you to read further. Six weeks into the new year, and I drove about 140 miles on 12 February – more miles than I have driven in two months. Yes, I have stayed home and safe, … Continue reading

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HOLIDAY TOUR — 11 DECEMBER 2021

Yet again we face a difficult holiday season. Limited gatherings, limited holiday events. But 2020 was worse and there were none of the holiday tours I have enjoyed in the past. Most fun has been the Inndulgence Tour which friends … Continue reading

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A TRIP TO WILTON, CONNECTICUT – 15-16 OCTOBER 2021

I usually “don’t do the past” but I did for a sad occasion — a friend I have known since before kindergarten passed away in July 2020, in North Carolina, and her memorial gathering and internment (due to COVID) was … Continue reading

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