Author Archives: Jon Arnold

UK, week 4 (The End)

Our fourth and final week would be a partial one, but there was plenty to pack in before we called this trip complete. On Saturday, the rest of the fam went to scope out London, but Natalie and I went … Continue reading

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UK, week 3

We spent the first few days of this week in Falkirk Scotland. I understand Falkirk is not a small town, but the view from our Airbnb sure felt that way: Scotland seems to obsess over their recycling, so much so that they … Continue reading

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UK, week 2

Before leaving Bristol last Friday, we had to try making “cream teas.” This ill-named treat is not tea at all, but rather jam and clotted cream on scones. The order of jam and cream differs according to locale: the enlighten Cornwall-ians first spread on the jam … Continue reading

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UK, week 1

Back in December 2016, Amy and our middle daughter Emily began making plans for our Summer 2017 travels, with the main criteria being that we go overseas. Thanks to Scott’s Cheap Flights, they discovered round trip flights to London for less … Continue reading

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Carrie’s Hawaii Video

I proudly enter this video made by my oldest daughter Carrie into the official Arnold travel record:

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Hawaii, week 3 (The End)

We packed a lot in this last week, so settle in for a long read… The weather in Hawaii continues to beguile me, most recently with episodes of simultaneous rain and sunshine. But I suppose it’s the healthy doses of both … Continue reading

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Hawaii, week 2

We kicked off our second week on the big island of Hawaii with a trip to Waipi’o Valley on Tuesday. (This was the day I learned to recalibrate my perception of the weather. While it rains a lot here, we’ve not had any true … Continue reading

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Visit all 50 States? Check.

This week we reached a travel milestone for our family: Having visited the other 49 states in our motorhome, it was time to hop on a plane and see the final state of Hawaii. We started the adventure in a BlueIndy (one of the … Continue reading

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Goodbye, old friend.

We had to say goodbye to the ol’ Southy today. We sold it, and it has moved on to its next adventure, this time to some wonderful people out of sunny Arizona. I try not to get attached to “things,” but this … Continue reading

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RV for sale…*sniff*

The Arnold RV is officially for sale. Interested suitors can see this page for more details. Memories not included.  

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