TRIP 19 | Captains Log: Stardate 9/8/2017 | Idyllwild | 157 Miles

Sitting upon a peak at 7000 ft., in the trees overlooking Socal, I enjoyed watching the warm brilliant yellow sun slowly going to sleep into the sea. I was enjoying a frosty beverage eating roasted nuts. As the pine trees were swaying, the cool brisk fresh air cleaned out my lungs and as the squirrels …

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TRIP 18 | Captains Log: Stardate 5/31/2017| Heaven | Miles ?

After 14 years of companionship, devotion, happiness, laughter, and complete unconditional love, on May 31st approx. 6:00pm in the evening, deck hand Chaquita, my little brown eyed girl, went to be with the Lord. Chaquita’s 2 year battle with kidney failure finally came to an end. Towards the end of her life even though she …

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TRIP 16 | Captains Log: Stardate 11/6/2015 | Joshua Tree National Park | 235 Miles

So usually when the first mate (wifey) and I have had enough of the daily grind and decide to hit the road, we come up with a mutual spot we both wanna go. Then yours truly will map out a strategic game plan of departure, miles, days traveled and days relaxed etc.. But for this …

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TRIP 15 | Captains Log: Stardate 5/21/2015 | Sedona/Verde Valley Arizona |852 Miles!

We fired up the V10 and pointed the Ford logo east to Verde Valley, Cottonwood Arizona, near Sedona. Kinda weird I’ve always been a GM / Chevy guy and now I own a Ford. I even had the Calvin pissing on the Ford logo sticker on my old Chevy. I know, I know that’s cheesy. …

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TRIP 14 | Captains Log: Stardate 12/19/2014 | The Entire Western Seaboard! – California, Oregon, Washington, Into Canada & Back! | 2,772 Miles!

The best road trip I have ever been on! 18 days. Dubbed “The Canada Trip” we embarked on a coastal journey driving up the entire western seaboard, on coast HWY 101 all the way up! Drove through the most northern tip of the United States, through the Olympic Peninsula, around the northwest side of Olympic …

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TRIP 13 | Captains Log: Stardate 11/24/2014 | Mt. Whitney-Alabama Hills | 434 miles | Site # Boondock / BLM

  Thanksgiving weekend, we hit the road! We headed north up HWY 395, Destination - Mt. Whitney / Alabama Hills. It’s a cool spot along the Sierra Mountains, just west of Lonepine right at the base of Mt Whitney, the tallest mountain peak in the lower 48. I said to a friend where I was …

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