The Peripatetic Traveler

Monthly Archives: January 2015

I’ve mentioned the possibility of an AFROTC Drill Team / Honor Guard reunion a couple of times (here and here) with the hope that it would actually happen. Well, it will! Sitting on my desk right now is a contract with Days Inn Penn State for a mixer / social on Friday, March 27, and a dinner on Saturday, March 28. If weather permits, we’ll also troop up to the Nittany Lion… Read More

Today I published the first post in my new blog, From The Ground Up. This blog will chronicle my build-a-Jeep project, so if you’re interested in following along with me as I literally build a six-wheel-drive Jeep from the ground up, I invite you to hop over there and take a look. It will be more technical over there, as my purpose is to provide tips, tricks, and lessons along the way… Read More

Happy New Year (a day late)! I don’t normally make New Year’s Resolutions. I prefer to set goals to work toward, rather than making inflexible statements that leave me no wiggle room. But yesterday I was thinking about 2014 and realized I *have* to change some things. So this year is different, and here are my Resolutions: 1. In 2015, I will exercise. I would say “exercise more,” but when 2014’s exercise consisted… Read More

From The Ground Up

Chronicling the buildup of a 6x6 Jeep CJ-6

Just North of Paradise

Sporadic Musings on Writing, Art, Natural History, Travel, and Food

Plying Through Life

Travel Stories and Other Adventures

Always Departing

Traveling through the wonderment of a curious world.

Smokey the Jeep

The adventures and evolution of a lifelong dream


The best in WWII aviation history

The Peripatetic Traveler

Thoughts about my travels - of all kinds.

Casual Travelers

because the world is too interesting to stay home


A blog full of humorous and poignant observations.