Author Archives: Pete Ruts

Southwest Trip Recap

Well now.  I finally documented all the statistics and other info for this trip in my Moleskin book (thanks Lyndy).  And am now ready to recap it here to memorialize it for purposes of this travel blog.  So here goes. … Continue reading

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Petunias

  Today is Wednesday, May 30, 2018.  On Saturday the 26th and after cutting the lawn, I got kind of excited about planting a few things off our deck.  Got some great advice from my neighbor John and I’m off … Continue reading

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And so proceed ad infinitum

Today is Monday, Memorial Day, May 28, 2018.  The last post recounted the trip into Elizabeth, Kentucky (with a lot of digression going on) and wound up saying that the Thursday leg would be a long one, going from E-town … Continue reading

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Benton, Kentucky to Elizabethtown, Kentucky

Here I am about five miles off track, oblivious at this point as to where I am,  but I’ve got a tankful of gas at historic Hanson.  Seems that here in historic Hanson, there’s a race for Jailer. I headed … Continue reading

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Grenada, Mississippi to Benton, Kentucky via Tennessee, Arkansas and Missouri

It’s Tuesday, May 22.  I drive for me, recently a good long way.  Grenada, Mississippi to Benton, Kentucky; 307 miles all told.  Almost now have 70,000 miles on this two-seater, 54,500 put on by me when I bought it from … Continue reading

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Goodbye Louisiana, Hello Mississippi

Driving today, Monday May 21 from Baton Rouge, I’m crossing the Louisiana/Mississippi going north on I-55.  There are virtually endless corridors of long-needle pines.  The enormous clouds, bedizened pure white and juxtaposed on the vivid blue sky, are nicely formed.  … Continue reading

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Baton Rouge

After a one-hour drive from Lafayette to Baton Rouge, I’m up for a day of rest.  After all it’s Sunday, the Lord’s Day.  I get to my reseved stay at the Comfort Inn here.  Arriving early in the day, at … Continue reading

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