Ventura Highway

Sometimes an interesting travel experience can be had on foot not far from home. Yesterday was a beautiful summer day, maybe 80 degrees with just a few clouds against a bright blue sky. In taking an afternoon walk around my neighborhood I saw this lovingly cared for late ‘60s Pontiac Ventura parked on the street. Looking at the car from across the street in front of this perfectly manicured yard and neat little twin house, it all just made a pretty picture that for me reached back into a distant past of perfect suburbia full of Detroit steel. Not necessarily my past mind you, but a real past for many I’m sure and one that I could still feel on this summer day. read more

Hello!

Block Island 2010 073And welcome to the “Travel and Life with the Working Stiff!” blog.  My wife and I are regular working people who have had the good fortune to be able to take some great trips and have taken lots of pictures of some wonderful locations.  We hope you are entertained by these short stories and we also hope that you might find some valuable information to complement your own adventures!

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All of these blog entries will be based on our real travel and other experiences and all photos appearing on this site were taken by me or by my wife unless otherwise noted. read more