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Ashland, Kentucky – Day 1

Yesterday I rove the motorhome the about 125 miles from Lexington to Ashland Kentucky.

Before I talk of that further…I want to talk about the day before yesterday…our last full day at Keeneland Horse Racing Track. Once again we had breakfast at the track kitchen, then walked through the stable area and then to watch the horses at their morning exercise runs on the track. Here are some of the photos I took…

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…

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When you are in the aura of these beautiful animals…you cannot seem to get enough photos.

Okay…it was time to move on. I stared yesterday with the intent of driving on U.S. Highway 60 all the way. But after only about 25 miles…it proved too narrow, windy up and down with too many low overhanging tree branches…

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Since it had nothing spectacular to offer…I abandoned it and as much as I dislike them…got on Interstate Highway 64…

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About 100 miles later we ended up parked at the Fraternal Order of Eagles Airee #2329 in Ashland, Kentucky…

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Here’s the dinette window photo…

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We expect to depart from here tomorrow.

Enjoying beautiful thoroughbred horses is another joy of the full-timing lifestyle!

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

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Enjoying 65-75 degree temperatures 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

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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.
http://youtu.be/FfZUzEB4rM8

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

All original material Copyright – Jim Jaillet 2013
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San Antonio, Texas – Day 1

Mary remains at home in California tending to medical and personal business issues. She has made her airline reservations to join me at Harlingen, Texas on January 3, 2013.

Yesterday I drove the motorhome the about 35 miles to a location in southwest San Antonio about 15 miles from downtown. The motorhome is now parked at the Fraternal Order of Eagles Airee #70. Just about everyone (seeing a new face in the club) come over to me, said hello, introduced themselves and welcomed me to their club. It’s really nice when that happens. I expect to be here for four days.

A couple of days cold front is moving through the area. Yesterday was only 54 degrees. It was 28 degrees when I awoke at 5:00 AM this morning. The high for today is forecasted at 54 degrees once again.

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…

I’m parked in the back of the club away from the roadway noise. The barbeque shed behind the motorhome helps shield me from the cold North wind…

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As always, I like to show the view from the dinette window…

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Enjoying friendly folks at the Eagles Club is another joy of the full-time RVing lifestyle!

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

Enjoying 65-75 degree temperatures 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

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

All original material Copyright – Jim Jaillet 2012
For more information about my three books, click this link:
http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/panamaorbust

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Lubbock, Texas – Day 1

Mary remains at home in California tending to medical issues.

Yesterday I drove the motorhome the about 45 miles from Littlefield to Lubbock, Texas. Once again continuing southeast in the morning hours has one driving directly into the sun. This condition makes it extremely difficult to read the road signs when you are in an unfamiliar area…

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 motorhome is now parked at Fraternal Order of Eagles Airee #4271 about eight miles south of downtown Lubbock. I’m parked on the side of the building where I’m plugged into electricity…

As always I like to show the view from the dinette window…

Lubbock is the birthplace of Buddy Holly. I’ll begin my explorations of Lubbock today. I expect to be here for several days..

Enjoying the interesting places is another joy in the life of a full-time RVer!

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http://ramblinmanphotos.wordpress.com/

All original material Copyright – Jim Jaillet 2012
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Santa Fe, New Mexico – Day 2

Mary remains at home in California tending to medical issues.

The motorhome is parked at Fraternal Order of Eagles #2811. I expect to be here a couple of more days.

Santa Fe has a population of about 68,000 and is at about 7,000 feet of elevation. You can read all about this city by clicking this Wikipedia informational link…
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Santa_Fe,_New_Mexico

Yesterday I drove the Bronco the less than two miles to old town Santa Fe. Being such an old city the streets are narrow and parking is a chore. Among the things I saw were:

*The oldest house in the United States, circa 1646…

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 oldest church, circa 1610…
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Miguel_Mission

* The Loretto Chapel with its mysterious circular staircase…
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loretto_Chapel

*The old central plaza area…
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Santa_Fe_Plaza

including 109 East Palace Avenue. Recently while in Los Alamos, I wrote about the Manhattan Project and the development of the atomic bomb. You can read about the role this portal (now a shop entrance) played in the fifth paragraph of this link…
http://www.losalamoshistory.org/manhattan.htm

and finally St. Francis of Assisi Cathedral Basilica…
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cathedral_Basilica_of_St._Francis_of_Assisi

A most enjoyable day. I’ll continue exploring the city today.

Enjoying historical places is another joy of a full-time RVer!

 If you have not checked out my Ramblin Man’s Photos Blog, you can do so by clicking this link…
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All original material Copyright – Jim Jaillet 2012
For more information about my three books, click this link:
http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/panamaorbust

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Santa Fe, New Mexico – Day 1

Mary remains at home in California tending to medical issues.

Yesterday I drove the motorhome about 25 miles from Espanola to Santa Fe, New Mexico. It is now parked at the rear of Fraternal Order of Eagles Airee #2811. I’m expecting to be here about four days.

Santa Fe has a population of about 68,000 and is at about 7,000 feet of elevation. You can read all about this city by clicking this Wikipedia informational link…
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Santa_Fe,_New_Mexico

The Eagles building is really large and even has showers and a steam room. I enjoyed a really nice shower yesterday afternoon.

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…

I spent a good portion of the afternoon researching things to see here. The Bronco is parked on the other side of the motorhome. I always like to show the view from the dinette window, but since the sun was brightly shining into it yesterday afternoon, I waited until this morning to take the photo…

I’ll begin exploring the city today.

Enjoying historical places is another joy of a full-time RVer!

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

All original material Copyright – Jim Jaillet 2012
For more information about my three books, click this link:
http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/panamaorbust

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Espanola, New Mexico – Day 6

Mary remains at home in California tending to medical issues.

The motorhome is still parked at the Fraternal Order of Eagles Airee #3695 in Espanola about 25 miles north of Santa Fe. The weather has started to turn cooler, so I’m planning to depart this morning.

Yesterday I drove the Bronco about eight miles to visit the Oke Weenge aka San Juan Indian Pueblo located along the Rio Grande River. This was where Spanish conquistador Don Juan de Onate established the first capital of New Mexico. Other than that there is nothing particularly spectacular about modern-day Oke Weenge.

You can read about Oke Weenge by clicking this link…
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/O%27ke_Oweenge

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…

Enjoying historical places is another joy of a full-time RVer!

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

All original material Copyright – Jim Jaillet 2012
For more information about my three books, click this link:
http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/panamaorbust

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