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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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Summer 2015 RV trip: week 3

As planned, we spent last Saturday walking around Quebec City. To my delight, everyone was quite friendly and, if they could, readily switched to English when they detected our awful attempts at French. The weather wasn’t fantastic for much of … Continue reading

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Summer 2015 RV trip: week 2

Bonjour! (More on that in a minute…) Before leaving Ottawa last Thursday, we made another trip downtown since the weather was much nicer than the previous day. There was still more to see, like the Prime Minister’s office: …and their … Continue reading

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