Have You Ever Seen A Big One Like This????

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The motorhome is parked at Moose Club #2178 in Bakersfield, California. I’ll depart later this morning.


Usually I stay here only one day during my north to south and south to north migrations. This time I decided to stay an extra day.


The day started with plans to visit the Buck Owens Crystal Palace Museum. Stupidly I did not check their open hours before departure and they surprised me by not being open until Wednesday after I’ll be gone. Oh well, some other time.


Since I was so close I decided to wander around downtown Bakersfield. Sadly there is little to get exited about here. But despite that fact, look at what I did find…





As always you may left click upon an image to see an enlarged view and then click once again to see an even larger view…





The world’s largest Woolworth’s store.. Built in 1939, it has four floors of a  total of 55,000 square feet. When did you last see a Woolworth’s? It’s been many years for me and certainly not this big…





Instead of the usual stuff you’d usually find in a Woolworth’s, this one is an antique mall full of thousand of unusual consignment items for sale…





It also has a 76 foot dairy bar that can seat 36 patrons. Largest dairy bar I’ve ever seen…


You can read about this place by clicking this link… here


You can also see the other 11 photos I took by clicking this link… here


When you opened this blog, I’ll bet you were thinking something big was like a hot dog or something like that. Fooled ya!  🙂


Have a fun day!


Enjoyed at great taco salad at the Moose Club yesterday afternoon.



Forecast for today is mostly cloudy and 68 degrees.

Enjoying nice weather is another joy in the life of a full-time RVer!

The red dot on the below map shows my approximate location in the State of California. You may double left-click the map to make it larger…



Enjoying 65-75 degree temperatures with low humidity most of the year is a primary joy in the RVing lifestyle!

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving”…Albert Einstein


“Let me recommend the best medicine in the world: a long journey, a mild season, through a pleasant country, in easy stages.” –James Madison



“Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all of one’s lifetime.” —Mark Twain


My current travel rig is a 2006 Fleetwood 26′ Class A Motorhome and a towed 1986 Ford Bronco II, Eddie Bauer Model. This photo was taken in the desert at Slab City near Niland, California…


On October 27, 2012, I created a two-minute video titled America The Beautiful. The music America The Beautiful is by Christopher W. French. The photos, which I randomly selected, are from the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Tennessee, Washington and West Virginia (not shown in that order)…are mine. Yup, That’s me standing in front of the Post Office in Luckenbach, Texas…Y’all!

Click this link to start the video. Make sure you have your speakers turned on and go to full screen asap.

If you would like to see my YouTube videos, click this link… http://www.youtube.com/user/JimJ1579/videos

If you have not checked out my Ramblin Man’s Photos Blog, you can do so by clicking this link…http://ramblinmanphotos.wordpress.com/

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