Author Archives: Jon Arnold

Summer RV trip: week 6

Before heading out of Tok on Monday, we stopped to catch up on some laundry. The great thing about an empty laundromats is that we can bang out a family of five’s laundry in about an hour. After that, we … Continue reading

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Summer RV trip: week 4

We continued our push through the Yukon on Monday and, that evening, camped in a Walmart parking lot in Whitehorse, YT. (It was actually a dirt side-lot of some sort, as the main parking lot was stuffed full of other … Continue reading

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Summer break RV trip: week 3

On Monday we stopped in the town of Canmore, Alberta, looking for a library so I could get a few hours of internet-dependent work done. This is their library, and THAT is their view! We saw several of these along … Continue reading

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Summer break RV trip: week 2

On Monday we made it to an old favorite from our previous travels: the Sunrise Campground in Bozeman Montana. As luck would have it, our friends Herb and Jeanie — whom we met here three years ago — happened to … Continue reading

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Summer Break RV trip: Back on the road

After THAT winter, we decided we don’t like being in cold places. So, we’re heading to Alaska. (While we are making deeper roots in Indianapolis, we will continue traveling every summer break.) The RV rode out the vicious winter in … Continue reading

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RV trip: Epilogue

A collection of favorite photos. A humorous anecdote or two. An inspirational take on a random encounter. A list of “lessons learned.” Those are the things I imagined putting into a bookend for this blog — an eloquent final entry … Continue reading

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RV trip: Done.

Talk about a week of mixed emotions. We had a very enjoyable time at Amy’s parents’ house in Ohio last week. But by Sunday afternoon, despite our hesitation, it was time to make the last leg of this trip. It … Continue reading

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RV trip: New Jersey to Ohio

We finished our lovely week in New Jersey, and then on Friday we broke camp for the last time. We made it to State College (home of Penn State) in Pennsylvania where we boondocked in a Lowe’s parking lot. Nothing … Continue reading

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RV trip: NYC to New Jersey

To continue from our cliffhanger previous post, the creek stopped rising, and the fridge situation turned out to be good-news/bad-news. The good news is that our fridge is operating as designed; the bad news is that its a sucky design. … Continue reading

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RV trip: Connecticut to New York

It wasn’t the most action-packed week in Mystic CT, but it was a good one. We drove into town on Tuesday hoping to see their cool drawbridge in action, but we missed it. We did, however, walk past the town … Continue reading

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