Road Trips And Memories – The Great River Road (Illinois) Grafton and Alton/

From  Sarah : I originally wrote this in 2015. We are getting ready for another ROAD TRIP. Danny and I have a short trip coming up on Wednesday, January 15th. Another 5 day trip RAIL FANNING. We come home on Sunday. I leave for Illinois on  Tuesday .I was going to fly there but decided…

This Past Week In Our Neck Of The Woods. / Railfanning in Mulberry And Bradley Junction, Florida : Part 1

This Past Week In Our Neck Of The Woods Railfanning in Mulberry And Bradley Junction, Florida  It was an interesting week filled with highs and extreme lows. I knew before we left that it PROBABLY would NOT be a good idea to STAY IN A MOTEL instead of an AirBNB. We needed more SPACE. I…

Reblogged From Traveling Magnolia – 2 Posts – Traveling In Wyoming/ Colorado – Fall Foliage/ Flat Tops & Rocky Mountain Road Trip

“As Joni Mitchell observed in her classic Big Yellow Taxi, “Don’t it always seem to go, that you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone.” The vast wilderness encountered in the United States west even through the early 20th century has been eroded by development. Fortunately, the National Parks and National Forests along with many state and local agencies have preserved enough open spaces for visitors to enjoy.”