GSSR 2010 No. 9 – Where do we park?

Greetings all!

Our group is still in Nagasaki. We have made plans to depart a couple of times, but have had troubles figuring out where to go, plus have had…

June 5, 2010

Moving right along….or not!   We did do the separation thing for a few days.  I flew to NY and attended all the afore mentioned events–and had a great time!   Who knew that 6th 7th and 8th graders with very little prior experience cou…

Friday June 4

I do have a small excuse for not posting. I had 4 days of no Internet –me no Internet. But the biggest reason I have to admit is that stupid farm. I have 2 more levels to be at the highest level then I WILL quit.I have been making aprons. I have made …

On the Road Again…..

I just got back from a great visit to see friends and family back in MA and ME – what a whirlwind!!! While Doug and the Bootser “batched it” on Gypsies for 6 days, I had the pleasure of flying (I had forgotten how much fun that is in today’s day and …

Arlington National Cemetary

A visit to our nation’s capital is not complete without a visit to Arlington National Cemetery. We completed a walking tour of the Cemetery which was officially designated a military cemetery in 1864. Veterans from all the nation’s wars are buried h…

Ashiya to Nagasaki

It does not seem that we have gotten very far.  If you check the “Live Tracking” button on the web page you will see that we are docked in Nagasaki, which means we traveled about   450 miles in 3 weeks. We still have about 1250 miles…

June 3, 2010 – Costa Baja Marina, La Paz

May 21, 2010 – underway to La Lancha on north side of Isla Carmen Our hopes were high, but it was not to be. Not a fish to be seen on our way to Caleta Juanico. In addition to the absence of fish, Earl discovered that the transmission is losing oi…

Meandering through North Carolina to Virginia

Greetings from the mouth of the Alligator River!  We are once again at Miss Wanda’s, the marina behind the Shell gas station!!  Assuming the predicted weather window, we cross the Albemarle Sound tomorrow and leave North Carolina behind… but that’s the end of our NC story,  the 2010 version of which really began about two […]

Kennebunk to Schenectady

Wednesday, May 5 – Day 12: Kennebunk, Maine north to Falmouth, Maine; Falmouth southeast to Schenectady, New York So today we got fuel for the first time since leaving San Diego. Read on… Eric’s cousin’s cottage in Kennebunk, Maine Downtown Kennebunkport, Maine Former US President George HW Bush’s estate in Kennebunkport. Since we had three […]

Welcome Gideon Pope

I was able to go to Germany and be with Kari Jo and the children before she had our new grandchild, Gideon on May 4, 2010. It was a happy sad time, a new baby is a happy event, Justin leaving to go on deployment the day after Gideon was born was sad. I am grateful to […]