Monthly Archives: February 2014

2/10/2014 – Joshua Tree

We left Barstow yesterday morning and headed south towards Joshua Tree National Park.  The 34-mile run from Barstow to Lucerne Valley was up and down.  We climbed up out of Barstow, descended a ways, then climbed more and finally had … Continue reading

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2/9/2014 – Yesterday was much better

We left the Viking Trailer Park in Kingsburg by 8:00 or so and headed to McDs for Sausage McMuffins and wifi.  Once we were breakfasted and all caught up with internet stuff, we headed off.   The first 25 miles … Continue reading

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2/7/2014 – This stretch of 99 SUX!

Well today’s drive was a mind-numbing experience in total dreariness.  We left Stockton around 10:00 with plans to drive through to Bakersfield.  If memory serves, it was about a 239 mile trip which is 39 miles over my highest daily … Continue reading

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2/7/2014 – Google Maps

Just having fun screwing around with Google Maps.  Here’s a map of our trip so far.  According to GM, it’s 854 miles long and should take 16 hrs, 22 minutes.  I totally agree with the 854 mile part, but it’s … Continue reading

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2/7/2014 – A side trip to Walnut Creek

Yesterday we left the Sandy Shores county park in Rio Vista about 9:45 or so and headed to McDonald’s to use their wifi and scarf down a couple of Sausage McMuffins.  I had a list of things to take care … Continue reading

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2/5/2014 – Dora 2013-2014 RIP

Dora died today.  No symptoms.  Never saw it coming.  She was working just fine when we stopped in Lincoln to have lunch with Jay and Pam.  But when we started back up after lunch, she wouldn’t power up.  She’s plugged … Continue reading

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2/5/2014 – Clearlake Oaks

We actually broke the 200 miles per day mark yesterday.  We drove from Trinidad to Clearlake Oaks, on the eastern end of Clear Lake on Highway 20.  We made one stop along the way when we pulled off of 101 … Continue reading

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