On the road

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Posting for the two weeks shall sometimes be limited to the evening hours, as Diane and I are heading east for the first time in two years to visit the Smoky Mountains on the border of Tennessee and North Carolina.

We decided to drive, partly because it is cheaper, and partly to avoid the TSA (Airlines: Pay attention!). It also will give us a vehicle for driving north after our hiking vacation to visit friends and family in Maryland and Pennsylvania.

I intend to post about our trip. I should also do most of my appearances on the John Batchelor Show as well. The only negative is that I will be out in the real world when both Falcon 9 and Cygnus finally complete their next flights. I will only be able to post about it after the fact.



  • wodun

    Sounds like fun.

  • Paul Muhly

    Durning your venture east, try to visit The Eastern Shore of Virginia, Accomack County and stop by Wallops Island Space Facility. Our last launch was a beauty as you well know. Great crab cakes here too.

  • Hi Paul,

    I am very familiar with the Eastern Shore and Wallops Island. My uncle Abe Spinak was second in command there through the 1960s and 1970s, and I made many a visit while a child.

    Our journey this time is to visit friends in the DC area and up in Pennsylvania, after a week’s vacation in the Smokies. No time for much else.

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