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Neck of the woods

Our language is wonderfully idiomatic and we use words and phrases without giving much thought as to their derivation. Take neck of the woods, for example, a phrase we use to indicate a certain place or neighbourhood, usually associated with the speaker or writer. 518 more words


New Orleans: Quick and Dirty

I’ll keep this brief.

We had a few lovely moments in Fountainebleau State Park, bordering the north side of Lake, on which the City of New Orleans borders. 678 more words

RV Life

Day 20: 01/15/2016 - Joshua Tree National Park

Destination: Jumbo Rocks Campground, Joshua Tree National Park

Route: I-10W, National Park Roads

Mileage: 133 miles                                New state: California

It is time to hit the road again! 865 more words

Alex's Adventures

Day 19: 01/14/2016 - Quartzsite, AZ

Destination: Quartzsite, AZ 

Route: I-10W

Mileage: 238

We are on the road again after a hospitality filled stop with Nils and Felicia! We are off to Quartzsite, AZ to meet Dave’s cousins Tom and Marilee at an RV rally for Toyota chassis RVs. 503 more words

Alex's Adventures

Day 17 & 18: 01/12 & 01/13/2016 - Oro Valley, AZ

Destination: Oro Valley, AZ 

Route: US-60W, NM-12E, US-180E, AZ-78W, US-191S, I-10W

Mileage: 390 miles

New state: Arizona

We have a schedule to keep, and Guy and Sharon have commitments. 338 more words

Alex's Adventures

Day 15 & 16: 01/10 & 01/11/2016 - Socorro, NM

Destination: Socorro, NM

Route: US-285N, US-380W, I-25N

Mileage: 236

Today we head to Socorro, NM to visit with Dave’s cousin Guy and Guy’s wife Sharon. They have horses so we have been working hard with Alex that horses are not cows and therefore say ‘neigh’ not ‘moo’. 321 more words

Alex's Adventures

‘. . . There’s a feeling I get when I look to the west and my spirit is crying for leaving . . . . Yes, there are two paths you can go by but in the long run there’s still time to change the road you’re on . . .’

Stairway to Heaven, Led Zeppelin

Westward Ho!