March 10th, 2018


Didn't sleep very well last night. You know that trouble you have getting a good night's sleep when you are in a hotel or a new place. On top of that I heard a damn dog barking - even without my hearing aids in. One of the joys of being in a populated area. I … Continue reading March 10th, 2018

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March 9th, 2018


Change of plans. I loaded up the truck right after work and made a run for it. The weekend is supposed to be nice all over and it will be busy on the roadways. It was actually pretty busy tonight on the way here to the cabin. I wanted to avoid it tomorrow morning and … Continue reading March 9th, 2018

Europe – Day 11 – February 4th, 2018: Antwerp, Belgium to Amsterdam, The Netherlands


We got some pretty good rest last night and headed out around 9. When we got to the station it was right on time to catch our first train of the day to go to Amsterdam, and to finish the trip a train change in Rotterdam. We saw a couple of classic windmills yesterday as … Continue reading Europe – Day 11 – February 4th, 2018: Antwerp, Belgium to Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Europe – Day 9 – February 2nd, 2018: Luxembourg to Köln, Germany


Last night we decided that our next destination would be Köln (Cologne), Germany after some recommendations from the girl who helped us yesterday and my friend Kevin, who had been there before. We got up this morning and decided to skip going into central Luxembourg so we could get an earlier train to Germany. We … Continue reading Europe – Day 9 – February 2nd, 2018: Luxembourg to Köln, Germany

Europe – Day 8 – February 1st, 2018: Brussels, Belgium to Luxembourg


Our hotel was in a central area near downtown so the train stops were not very far apart for where we wanted to go. The area we were in was very interesting to see in the daylight. Most of the buildings were not what I expected - modern and minimalist. Function over form. We cut … Continue reading Europe – Day 8 – February 1st, 2018: Brussels, Belgium to Luxembourg

Europe – Day 7 – January 31st, 2018: London, England and Brussels, Belgium


That's right...back to the Continent today. We got up and went back to the bakery I went to yesterday and grabbed a fresh croissant with ham and cheese, coffee, and another piece of raspberry torte. Our train was not until this afternoon so we took in a bus ride and did some more sightseeing before … Continue reading Europe – Day 7 – January 31st, 2018: London, England and Brussels, Belgium

August 3rd, 2017


Today I started moving stuff into my apartment. I got cut short on time a little bit because of the heat. I also had to take my truck in to get some brake work done on it. Grinding seems to have developed in the last few days and that's never a good $ign. I also … Continue reading August 3rd, 2017