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Normandy

Getting to Normandy For years the four of us (Monte, Aleta, Mona and I) have talked about visiting Normandy.  Monte and Mona’s dad landed there the day after D Day; Aleta’s dad was awarded the Purple Heart for injuries he suffered in WWII; and my dad served as part of the garrisoning troops in Germany […]

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Paris At Last!

I’m trying out a new way to write my blogs…this time with an iPad connected to a Bluetooth keyboard.  Up till now I’ve used a laptop to write these, but that’s simply too much weight to carry on this trip.  So…I apologize in advance for the extra typos and spelling errors.  I don’t have as […]

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Savannah

Streets of Savannah We’ve always had this mental picture of Savannah, with magnolia trees everywhere, and tall oaks dripping with Spanish moss; all amid quiet tranquil beauty.  Pretty vivid mental pics, yet neither of us had ever been to Savannah.   That all changed a couple of days ago as we turned off Route I-16 […]

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Road Stories

  We had planned on visiting the Redwood National Park, but at the last minute changed our plans and spent a little extra time in Monterey.  Pretty sure the Redwoods will hang around another year or so for us to visit. 100 Miles of Fruit Trees We took Route 156/152 across country to catch I […]

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More ME!

  We had planned to go looking for whales today, but a front came in and the resulting rain caused our boat trip to be cancelled.  So, we took this as an opportunity to further explore the Harpswell peninsulas and islands. First up was a little geocaching…have to keep our streak going!  Our first cache site was in […]

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MA.

  We started out from Mystic around 9:00am and got on I-95 headed for Salem, Massachusetts.  We quickly exited Connecticut and entered Rhode Island.  Rhode Island zipped by and in seemingly no time we were approaching Providence.  Mona was navigator and while looking at the maps she noticed that Plymouth was only about an hour out of our […]

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