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About roycrawford

I'm a photographer working as an IT manager for Computers for Schools NB, a non-profit computer refurbishing organization.

Day 7 – Prison Blues

We didn’t get chased away from our camp site at the tournament venue. Hurrah! So we got up and headed to Sacramento to check things out there. Very busy around the Capitol building so my anxiety was up and I … Continue reading

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Day 6 – Truckin’ Into Truckee

Last night we stayed at a campground because Reno is very much not boondocking friendly even though several forums said certain casinos were welcoming to RVs. Also to get some delicious showers and electricity. The solar panels are not working … Continue reading

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Day 5 – Salty

Today was the last major leg on the rush across the continent. We headed across Utah and Nevada on the trusty I-80 and now sit about 4 miles from the California border. Most of the sight seeing was done from … Continue reading

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Day 4 – Lonely Tree and Lincoln

More driving. 1000+ km goal for today and we made it shortly after dark. Trying to not drive after dark because the whole point of traveling by land is to see the different places and experience the environments but sometimes … Continue reading

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Day 3 – Feelin’ Corny

Today was more rushing across the countryside. A stop and detour in Iowa to look at some windmill/turbine stuff and a quick stop at a closed military vehicle museum. We also passed by the crappiest world’s largest wagon. I actually … Continue reading

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Day 2 – Chicken-man Can Drive

Today we covered almost 1000 km and Chuck took a 3 hour shift at the wheel. It was a big step for me considering my control issues. I know he’s a good driver and has driven larger vehicles so the … Continue reading

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California Dreamin’ Day 1 (and a half)

The big trip this year is to go to California to cheer on and document the Muddy River Rollers’ Lumbersmacks appearance at the Deep Blue Tournament in Truckee California. Plan to get there a couple days before the tournament and … Continue reading

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The End of Our Journey

It has been a pretty emotional day for me. Lots of excitement and a little bit of sadness. There were a lot of reasons why I did this trip and shared it with all of you. One of those reasons … Continue reading

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Home

After two lovely days on the north shore I had to admit it was over and head for home. It was hard to get in the car and I even considered calling in sick for a few more days but … Continue reading

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Bleue

Made it back to Canada! Little over 18,000 kms with a few hundred left to get back to my home base. Feels like home here in the Anse Bleue. The border crossing at Houlton was fairly quick despite the line … Continue reading

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