HICKORY NUT GORGE

HICKORY NUT GORGE

Karen’s brother Shawn and his wife Laurie arrived in Charlotte from Texas on Thursday (10-19-17). Our good friend Jim loaned us his cabin in Hickory Nut Gorge for the weekend and we headed to Lake Lure early Friday. All the warm weather we’ve enjoyed this...

LIVIN’ LIFE IN LINE AT THE DMV

This is my third trip to the North Carolina DMV since Karen and I moved to Charlotte. It took two attempts at two-hours each to title and tag my truck with a Missouri plate and Karen’s CRV from Florida. A separate excursion to the Wildlife Department to get a...
MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW

MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW

I’ve been tying to buy Karen a new car for some time now, but her 19-year-old Honda CRV still looks and runs great, so she has been reluctant to part with it. Saturday (9-17-16) we went to the 46th Annual Miami Auto Show to check out some possible new rides....
LAST ROAD TRIP IN NOVA SCOTIA

LAST ROAD TRIP IN NOVA SCOTIA

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COMING DOWN FROM THE MISTY HIGHLANDS

COMING DOWN FROM THE MISTY HIGHLANDS

A dense mist hung in the air when we left the Four-Mile Beach Inn Thursday morning (9-1-16) and headed south  down the Cabot Trail along the northeast coast of the Cape Breton Highlands National Park. At breakfast a couple from Halifax told us about a great hike...
CAPE BRETON ISLAND

CAPE BRETON ISLAND

Sunrise (8-31-16) at Pictou Lodge was everything we could have hoped for and then some. Getting up to admire the fiery ball also gave us an early start. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to...

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