X_Drive's Travel Blogs

Gold Country 2017
Apr 30, 2017
Several day trips to the small "Gold Country" towns in the hills and lower mountains towns of central California that were crea…
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Feb 07, 2011 – Apr 17, 2017
More photos that I have found that needed a little attention or I was asked to change.
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This blog was featured on Tuesday March 20th, 2012
Early spring in 2017
Mar 08, 2017
A quick day trip around the valley. Mainly to get a few pics.
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Apr 08, 2016 – Jul 10, 2016
Another cruise, 10 days out of San Francisco to Alaska and return.
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This blog was featured on Sunday June 12th, 2016
Jun 20, 2011 – Jun 20, 2016
Yet another edition of altered, and hopefully improved profile pictures for TB members.
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This blog was featured on Sunday October 13th, 2013
Jun 12, 2015 – Jun 14, 2015
Just to see if we really were up to a trip we decided to drive up to Reno by way of the Gold Country Route. Through the foothil…
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This blog was featured on Friday June 19th, 2015
Jul 25, 2008 – May 02, 2015
I have decided to start a blog that is just for TravBuddy members who let us know they are coming to central California and we …
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This blog was featured on Friday September 7th, 2012
Finally starting to plan another road trip for 2015.
May 01, 2015
After nearly two years of medical problems for both myself and my wife, we are beginning to plan another road trip for this lat…
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Triple Bypass Surgery
Jan 08, 2014 – Mar 09, 2014
January 8th, 2014 found me checking in for a triple bypass surgery here locally.
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Jan 24, 2013 – May 19, 2013
Our third big roadtrip around the USA (and parts of Canada), which will take us to do some geneological work on my wife's famil…
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This blog was featured on Friday May 3rd, 2013
Ambassador Award
Nov 03, 2011 – Apr 13, 2013
From time to time I have people ask me about how I earned mine, and I tell them about the business card I made up.
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Tarantula Festival
Oct 27, 2012
A one day excursion to play with huge spiders and enjoy life.
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Jul 27, 2012 – Oct 08, 2012
A year ago, almost to the day we had tickets to go on a 15 cruise through the Panama Canal. I had to cancel those plans at the …
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This blog was featured on Thursday October 11th, 2012
Another short Roadtrip to Reno - 2012
Jul 15, 2012 – Jul 18, 2012
Three nights of relaxation, good food, and visiting with our sons.
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Another day trip
May 06, 2012
A day long trip through the foothills to Glennville, Wofford Heights,Lake Isabella, Bodfish and Bakersfield.
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Apr 16, 2012 – Apr 18, 2012
Finally able to get back out and enjoy life somemore, we made a trip to Monterey .
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This blog was featured on Monday April 23rd, 2012
Finally able to get away from home!
Apr 03, 2012
After missing out on any trips for over a year, we finally make a trip to Southern California to do some geneology work and to …
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Not going anywhere this time, just enjoying the view.
Jan 29, 2012
Everytime I log into TravBuddy I get to see my Grandaughter.
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2012 Roadtrip
Jan 28, 2012
This roadtrip has been cancelled. Too many bad vibes!
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The Highland Games & Gathering 2011
Sep 10, 2011
A one day short trip to Fresno to see the Highland Games and Gathering for this year.
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Oct 31, 2009 – Jun 19, 2011
A continuation of profile photos I have changed and hopefully improved for members.
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This blog was featured on Friday July 16th, 2010
Chocolate, Cowboys, and Airplanes
May 21, 2011
What was supposed to be a Chocolate Festival turned into a Museum trip! Cowboys and War planes. …
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Springtime in Yosemite - Escape from Reality III
May 01, 2011 – May 05, 2011
Another in a long series of Escapes from the realm of reality into the wild and crazy world of my mind!
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Hogwallow Preserve
Jan 23, 2011 – May 03, 2011
Another of the local places here in my valley that nearly no one knows about. A piece of history!
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Blossom Trail
Mar 01, 2007 – Mar 22, 2011
Early spring in the San Joaquin Valley brings beautiful color as the trees blossom to begin a new crop.
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Woodie Wagons visit Visalia
Mar 06, 2009 – Mar 22, 2011
The third annual Central Valley Woodie Wagon Club had their gathering to start the spring off with a nice event. …
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Feb 01, 2007 – Jan 15, 2011
Someone made a comment the other day about a sight I had traveled thousands of miles to see and take pictures. “I live very c…
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This blog was featured on Monday January 17th, 2011
Feb 22, 2007 – Jan 03, 2011
Rome, Italy -› Mathura, India -› …
I enjoy doing what is called "Photoshopping". This blog and all of the entries will be of original photos and then results of …
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This blog was featured on Wednesday October 31st, 2007
September 2010 - Jump to the coast
Sep 26, 2010 – Sep 27, 2010
Just a quick trip to get out of the heat of the valley and help my wife with her birthday dinner.
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Another quick trip to San Francisco for a meetup
Aug 28, 2010 – Aug 29, 2010
Yet another quick trip up to San Francisco for a meetup and out of the usual heat of the valley.
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