17
October
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Posted in Airstream, Next, The Pacific Northwest

A ramble a little too late

After you’ve spent a year tripping through all corners of the country, you can’t drive around the Northwest without taking new notice of your surroundings, almost seeing it with an outsider’s eyes. I have a fresh appreciation for a serrated ridge spattered with mist, a bleached stretch of desert, a snuff-colored basalt skyscraper. It’s been almost […]

24
November
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Posted in Airstream, Practicalities

My 7 scientific minutes

Anyone who travels knows it can be hard to keep up an exercise routine on the road. Even if you’re a runner, which I haven’t been for many years, there are places where you don’t want to just head out the door and run the neighborhood, especially with my crummy sense of direction. I know that when […]

17
November
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Posted in Airstream, Exploring, Finding history

Six months, and other numbers

I really can’t believe it—it’s already been six months to the day since we drove away from Birch Bay, Washington, in a steady Northwest drizzle. That means, assuming we stick to our target of one year on the road, we’re halfway through our Tin Can Tour of the US! If you had told me how much […]

27
February
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The Airstream diaspora

At the moment, when you search “Airstream blog”, you get 5,970 results! That amazes me. Assuming only 1% of Airstream owners actually blog about it, that’s a lot of Airstream lovers. That’s enough to justify the many “best Airstream blog” articles – which to be sure are mostly just a good way to help out […]