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Where is Vic?

on August 27th, 2014

(Ohio Turnpike Bridge over the Cuyahoga River. It was reportedly not on fire when Vic passed by in the Panzer). Many do not care, nor should they. However, for those few who have expressed concern that the Panzer may have plunged into the turbulent Cuyahoga River, or the placid Monongahela, he asked me to pass [...]

Circus City

on August 24th, 2014

(Two magnificent machines at the Grissom Air Museum. Photo Socotra.) I don’t like clowns. It is a professional thing. You know where I live, and that will have to suffice. But I was curious that the Circus City Best Western Motel was named that- which leads to a short tale of a visit to the [...]

The Covered Bridge

on August 22nd, 2014

(The Bridge on- no kidding, Arlington Blvd in Newton Falls, Ohio.) I woke in Newton Falls, OH, having run out of airspeed and good ideas around five-thirty last night on the Ohio Turnpike. I always feel better with the Keystone State behind me. Sam’s Pizza “A tradition since 1958!” provided the grub for dinner- delivery, [...]