Posted by: George | July 23, 2010

A Brief Summary

I am home for a while. I spent most of the day cleaning out my car and washing clothes.

I was on the road for 21 days or 7,477 miles. I made it to two family reunions, one in Sterling CO and one in Bremerton WA continued the next night in Allyn WA.

I visited 9 National Parks. I probably drove through in excess of 30 national forests. I think I crossed the Continental Divide about a dozen times.

I didn’t have any car trouble, although I think my battery is going dead. I will get that checked out tomorrow. No speeding tickets. (How about that Jeff?)

As I was driving back, I thougt about how Travels with Charley is, in the end, a book about race relations in America. While I am at home, I want to start writing about this.

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  1. Glad you made it home safe, George.

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  2. George,I am going to miss your blog—you could always write them from home. go plan your next trip and I will order ‘Travels with Charlie”, I have read it but don’t remember much.
    Mae

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    • I’ll do a little more traveling this fall, and I will be doing some posts while I am at home. Thanks for reading.

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  3. Hi, George-
    Enjoyed all of your first-journey blog and look forward to its continuation with your next trip. We returned on Friday, so I am doing the laundry and cleaning rituals today, too. Our trip was very good with the exception of one harrowing medical emergency for John while on the course at the R&A at St. Andrews. The R&A field hospital and Scots physicians were superb, though, and they took care of him. Good to be home, isn’t it?
    Cheers,
    SWB

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    • Suzann,
      Sorry to hear about John’s problems on vacation. Hope all is well now.
      Geo

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  4. I enjoyed reading your blog, George–look forward to more. Travels with Charley is a favorite of mine, so I had fun imagining you on the journey. Thanks for trying to connect when you came through Oregon.
    –Vicki

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    • Sorry I missed you. Hope all is well.

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