Monthly Archives: December 2016

Bellingham, Washington

After a very smooth, 3-hour drive from Ellensburg over the Snoqualmie Pass, I reached Bellingham, Washington early yesterday afternoon. I checked the Washington State road conditions beforehand, and learned that the elk are migrating and consequently drivers should watch out … Continue reading

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Down from the mountains …

Yesterday I started from Caldwell, Idaho about 8:45am, and in a half hour I was in Oregon.  The temperature was in the teens and as I climbed into the mountains on I-84 it dropped as low as 7 degrees. A … Continue reading

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WY – UT – ID

Today was a short and uneventful day.  I left Evanston, Wyoming about 8:30am–the temperature was 5 degrees and quickly dropped to 4 below as I entered Utah. Driving through the mountains was awe-inspiring–I kept wishing I could stop the car … Continue reading

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Continental Divide

I left Kimball, Nebraska early yesterday morning, stopping at the Diner for an excellent breakfast, overhearing truck drivers talk about how crazy the roads were the day before (as well I knew!). Yesterday was a beautiful day–sunny and clear.  Until … Continue reading

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A hard 250 miles …

… and I’m still in Nebraska–Kimball, to be exact. I left Kearney about 9am–it was foggy but not too bad, and I decided there wouldn’t be a better time to get on I-80. The first hour was foggy and then … Continue reading

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Illinois to Nebraska

Today was a perfect day to travel. It was overcast most of the day but dry, and the Saturday traffic was light. In the morning I stopped in West Branch, Iowa to visit the Herbert Hoover National Historic Site, just … Continue reading

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On the road again …

After several days visiting with family and friends in Cincinnati and southern Indiana (it was great to see you all!), I took to the road again this afternoon, and am staying tonight at Galesburg, Illinois.  The drive was completely uneventful, … Continue reading

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