Wheel Horse

16 Jul 19
Drivin' & Vibin'

Today we’re talking about free camping! In fact, we’ll be talking about 20 free camping sites you’ll freakin’ love. We loved each and every one of these sites and want to share them with you. Free camping AKA boondocking is almost always an off-the-grid experience. This means you’ll have to come prepared with your own […]

16 Jul 19
Driven To Write

We’re pleased to welcome another reader turned author. Andrew Miles makes his DTW debut.  I love cars. I’m proud to say that they’ve dominated my forty eight years of life. From childhood memories of bashing up Matchbox (c) cars, gaining that hallowed piece of paper allowing me to drive on the queen’s highway and onto […]

16 Jul 19
Sailing in western Canada

The instruments got upgraded a year or so after I bought this 270. Then a couple of years after, they got upgraded again. What started out as a controller upgrade to the autopilot turned into a learning cliff from our friends at RayMarine, and the sharing of small details about firmware and compatibility. Or rather, […]

16 Jul 19
Poet Kate Hutchinson

The floods that wiped out so many Midwest farms this spring have dealt just one more death blow to the few family farms remaining.  That image of the sturdy, red-faced guy in his overalls riding the John Deere at sunrise is more and more a rarity as corporations buy out acre upon acre of the […]

16 Jul 19

Maude hated the salesman from the moment his wagon drove into town. Everything about him was too clean, too sharp, too trimmed; everything from the cuffs of his pressed pants to his wiry beard. It made him seem fake, and the way his cloying, smarmy smile didn’t quite reach his eyes didn’t help her opinion […]

16 Jul 19
Tilted Axis

How many of you have heard that those with Autism are “anti-social” or that they lack empathy? Isn’t that what we have heard on the news? Well, this is actually far from the truth. Those with Autism are often seen as anti-social due to the fact that they have a very hard time reading social […]

16 Jul 19
Towards the Moon or To the Sun

Here are a few thoughts about driving in England, from an American perspective. This is besides the left-side driving (I’d repeat the mantra “Driver in the middle, driver in the middle”) or roundabouts (simple once you know some rules such as “the one in the roundabout has the right-of-way”). The thing to be cognizant of […]

16 Jul 19
The Window Seat

Cigars, cars, and Obama era civility This post was initially written and published in May 2017. I have reposted it here due to an expired domain with the original. Setting the Scene I never heard much about Cuba growing up (outside of my own obsession with the movie Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights). I would learn bits and […]

16 Jul 19
Clacy's Compass

I have read countless stories, heard hours of accounts, and seen a regular stream of memes about how big Australia is. Being from country Queensland, I felt like I was on the ‘in’; like I was part of the club that knew. We are three days into our overland adventure, and I can honestly say […]

16 Jul 19
Bible Baptist of Belzview

Isaiah 5 NOW will I sing to my wellbeloved a song of my beloved touching his vineyard. My wellbeloved hath a vineyard in a very fruitful hill: 2 And he fenced it, and gathered out the stones thereof, and planted it with the choicest vine, and built a tower in the midst of it, and […]

15 Jul 19
Storytime in the Stacks

How did we get from planes and trains to fire trucks and the farm? Read on to find out about our latest flow storytime adventure! This mixed-age family crowd was mostly composed of preschoolers and up, plus a few toddlers. Welcome & Set Expectations *Sing: Clap Everybody & Say Hello Read: Giant Pop Out Vehicles […]