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North America » United States » Texas » Columbus February 25th 2019

blog 02-25-19 Texas Traffic!! It was a beautiful morning, on the cool side about 65, but wonderful. Watson and I took a walk along the lake and passed a swan having breakfast on some grass. Watson wanted to visit but I didn't agree so we headed back to the camper and prepared to depart. I was in Livingston, LA and had a 5 1/2 hr drive to Columbus, TX. I left at 9 am and headed west on Interstate 10 thinking I would miss the morning commute in Beaumont, wrong. Traffic was backed up for about 3 miles and it only took 1/2 an hour to negotiate those 3 miles. 10 opened up and it was smooth sailing at 70 mph. I stopped for a bathroom break, lunch break then gas, I was good to go ... read more
sitting in traffic in Houston, four lanes in each direction  stopped
The vultures reflect the mood of the day
The grill and bakery in Ellinger, TX

North America » United States » Texas » Columbus January 12th 2013

Some observations I failed to mention on the previous episodes. Coming out of LA on I-10, as we crossed the mountains, we saw more wind generating “mills” than we had ever seen before in one place, and 90% of them were moving. They were both in the valley and on the ridge line. Arizona also has many solar reflector generators stretching for miles on both sides of the road. California also seems to have more women with cold ankles than elsewhere as they're all wearing boots! Thursday we ended up going beyond San Antonio, as we still had several hours of daylight left when we plowed our way though the San Antonio traffic. After refueling on the eastern outskirts we continued on to our cheapest, and least well equipped, campground on the trip. Near the Interstate ... read more

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