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North America » United States » Illinois » Chicago May 28th 2009

I'm actually writing this on Thursday, June 4th, but as I've been driving along I kept realizing that I should have done more of a forward to this story. I keep remembering that this whole trip was inspired by my Dad, the man who passed on his wanderlust gene to me. Dad loved to travel and loved to drive; he who had been a truck driver for about 40 years. Probably every place I've been and every place I'm going, my Dad either went to or talked about going to. After retirement, he and Mom made a trip to Teton and Yellowstone and were planning to include Glacier when my Mom got sick and they had to go home. At least that's what I remember. My brother Ron, blessed with a better memory for all of ... read more

North America » United States » Illinois » Orland Park May 25th 2009

It's Memorial Day, May 25th and in addition to remembering those who served our country, particularly those who made the ultimate sacrifice for us, I'm preparing for my trip to Alaska. I'll be making the trip in my trusty 2002 Suburban, which has 119,000 miles on it and has served me well towing my snowmobile trailer on many trips. I'll be leaving Friday. My first destination is Jackson, Wyoming. From there, I'll head through Teton National Park, up through the Rockies to Glacier National Park in Montana. After entering Canada, I'm going to Banff National Park in British Columbia. Then on to the Alaska Highway to Alaska. I'm planning to mix in some camping along with motel stops. (I know,----Bob Camping!?!) I plan to make entries to this blog as I go along. I'll notify you ... read more

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