Travel

Road Trip #1 – Branson Missouri

It had been a long, long, long time since Michelle and I had made a trip down to Branson Missouri.  In fact, the last time we went down to Branson was before we got married, about two years before we got married.  We knew that the place would have changed over the past 25+ years.  We knew that it had changed a lot, especially with certain investors trying to turn Branson into Nashville West. (more…)

On the Road Again

May 24, 2017

Michelle and I were talking about how we’re not as active as we used to be.  We got to talking about some of the places we’ve been, the things we’ve done, and the things that we would like to do.  The problem was that we had two vehicles that were not very travel friendly.  There was the 2000 Ford Expedition with 200,000+ miles that was starting to have more and more issues and only got 13 miles to the gallon.  Then there is the 2006 Dodge Caravan with over 200,000 miles, that while it gets better gas mileage, was getting to a point where we weren’t feeling too comfortable taking on long trips.  So I went in search of a new vehicle, and what we ended up with was a 2014 Chevrolet Equinox.

So, at an average of 25 miles per gallon between highway and city driving, taking road trips is going to be a bit more economical.  So, the road trips begin, and this section of my blog will chronicle our adventures.  So keep an eye out.

Training In Denver

March 18, 2017

 

I have done a bit of travelling as a part of my work in the Construction Services Industry.  I have traveled out of town for classes, and I have traveled out of town for job sites.  My trip to Denver was the first time that I actually flew out of town for either.

Post-Tensoning Level I – Certification Class.  It is one of those certifications that may or may not develop into a pain in the ass in the long run.  I have done Post-Tensioning Inspections on Slabs in the past, but what I was about to be introduced to was a completely new nightmare.  Not that complicated, just detailed and a lot of it.

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