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Another interesting person…

ANOTHER INTERESTING PERSON. I met a guy this morning who’s definitely “a person of interest.”  As those of you who subscribe to my blog already know, I’m as interested in meeting people on our Journey as I am in seeing the sights through our commercial bus size windshield. I wouldn’t trade our visit to the red rocks … Continue reading »

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Happy Birthday!

  HAPPY BIRTHDAY, FLORENCE. You still light up my life after all these years! I love you now more than I did 26 years ago when we got married. What memories we’re making on our Great American Adventure as we roam around the country seeking new places and friends. We’ll have fond memories of this Journey … Continue reading »

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Mobile Carnival Museum…

  ABOUT AN HOUR’S DRIVE FROM PENSACOLA. Since arriving in the southern states, we’ve both wanted to see the Carnival Museum in Mobile. Fun for the entire family, like the Aviation Museum in Pensacola. It’s a small yet renowned museum in Alabama with an extensive collection of Mardi Gras memorabilia-a place where the history of … Continue reading »

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“Sticky Fingers Fred”

  NEXT IN MY “BOOK-SIGNING SERIES.” This is next in the series about notable clients I’ve  represented during my 34 years-long career as a litigation attorney. These were clients who’s stories I’ve selected to appear in separate chapters of the book I’m writing about “My Life in Court.” When I introduced you to this series recently I … Continue reading »

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Another Blue Ribbon Tour of Pensacola…

ANOTHER BLUE RIBBON TOUR.  You’ve already met Jon York, our friend and the one who’s made our stay in Pensacola the best it could be.  The tour he gave us today was “top of the line.” In fact it was “over the top.” The guy is something else. Just when we think he’s already outdone … Continue reading »

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The King and His Court…

FIRST IN AN OCCASIONAL SERIES. This blog was never intended to be strictly a “travelogue.” Remember, this is more than a chronicle of our journey across America. Today’s post is the first in an occasional series about specific chapters in the book I’m writing, “My Life in Court.” You remember, don’t you? I told you a … Continue reading »

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My Brush With Death…

  November 8, 2015. 2:20 PM. Gulf Shores, Alabama. Bella Terra Resort. MY BRUSH WITH DEATH. We pulled into Bella Terra Class A Resort at exactly 2:20 pm. on November 8, 2015. I parked our rig and that, literally, is the last thing I remember about the next six weeks. I’m told I just slumped … Continue reading »

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Everyday Is a Winding Road…

OCTOBER 19, 2015 MY STORY CONTINUES. The Dean of my law school was quick with a saying, truism or one-liner for any occasion. One that I always remember is “Everyday is a good day, but some days are better than others.” How true! We love the RV lifestyle we’ve adopted. We’ve had more fun during … Continue reading »

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‘Til next November…goodbye to the Gulf.

MAY 5, 2015 GULF OF MEXICO. We’ve been enjoying the beaches along the Gulf of Mexico for more than a month. Absolutely beautiful! The area simply demands its own blog post. You’ll recall my surprise a month or so ago, when we first arrived in the deep South and came upon the beaches here. I’m … Continue reading »

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Finally…an alligator sighting!

APRIL 26, 2015                                            GULF SHORES, ALABAMA I’VE BEEN SEARCHING AND SEARCHING. As those of you who’ve been following my blog are aware, I’ve been looking for alligators ever since we arrived in the deep South … Continue reading »

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The Diner. “Food that breaks hunger, not the bank.”

APRIL 25, 2015           ORANGE BEACH, ALABAMA IT’S CALLED “THE DINER.” This joint is special. So is my story about it.  And the name is just “The Diner.” Not to be confused with “Duck’s Diner” or any other “diner” in the beach area. Just “The Diner.” I knew this place was special the moment … Continue reading »

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The Farmers Market in Foley, Alabama…

APRIL 25, 2015       FOLEY, ALABAMA. COASTAL ALABAMA FARMERS AND FISHERMEN’S MARKET  THE MARKET. Just a few miles down the road from the beach at Gulf Shores is the little town of Foley, Alabama. The Farmers Market in these parts is located there. The comfortable , covered facility is open year-round, rain or shine.  The Market … Continue reading »

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Lots to do in Gulf Shores!

APRIL 24, 2015.                                                                  GULF SHORES, ALABAMA. LOTS TO SEE AND DO. We’re still kickin’ around Gulf Shores previewing the area before our lengthy … Continue reading »

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Gulf Shores, Alabama…

APRIL 18, 2015 GULF SHORES, ALABAMA. Until now, I never gave much thought to the state of Alabama. In fact until now I never really gave much thought to any of the southern states in our country. I was raised by Ivy League schooled parents, spent most of my life living at the beach on the … Continue reading »

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Lambert’s Cafe…”home of throwed rolls.”

APRIL 17, 2015.  FOLEY, ALABAMA. Foley is a neat little town “next door” to Gulf Shores, Alabama. It’s just a short drive to the beaches of the Gulf. Ever since we arrived a few days ago and began asking the locals for restaurant recommendations, we kept being told, “You’ve got to try Lambert’s Cafe in the … Continue reading »

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