Tag Archives: Trans-American Challenge

Leg 2 begins


May 28: Arrived Vancouver yesterday, the end of Leg 1. Tomorrow we start the second leg from here to Anchorage. This is the part we really came to drive. Last evening we had a farewell/ welcome dinner. We will miss friends … Continue reading

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A book award and a blind Garmin


May 26:A day off in Osoyoos, BC. From our Canadian vantage point, we can look across Osoyoos lake and see the U.S. The good news: We had an email waiting. Our novel, The Long Road to Paris has just received another … Continue reading

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Left Behind


May 24:We’re sitting in our hotel room in Kalispell, Montana. Our forced day off. We’ve talked to the VW restoration shop and we are still hoping Stewball will be ready later this afternoon. It was a strange feeling to see … Continue reading

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Our engine is being pulled


May 23: Day 16. We are in Kalispell, MT, and the car is at the last antique VW repair place we know of before 2000 miles to Alaska.  We took the car in for a  routine service, and they found an oil … Continue reading

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Save the Road Warrior


May 18: Day off. Time to catch up. So, to back up. On Wednesday on our run from Colorado Springs to Durango, we crossed three mountain passes, each 11,000 ft. OK, the last one was only 10, 018, but the first … Continue reading

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Two days, four states


May 15: I must write today because we have covered so much territory that I can’t even keep up. Usually I post a photo of the flower in Stewball‘s bud vase, but this seemed more appropriate for today.  Since we … Continue reading

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Good and Bad- All in one day.


May 13: Mother’s day driving from Memphis to Eureka Springs, Arkansas. This was a great drive and a special one for us since we met with CD White, a reporter  in Eureka Springs. She is writing several different articles on the back … Continue reading

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