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Monday, October 14, 2019

My dad the pilot and woman hustler

By Chuck Woodbury It's October 13, time to head to Arizona from where I am now near Roanoke, Virginia. It's about 2,000 miles. I...

Popeye is still helping sell spinach

  By Chuck Woodbury ROADSIDE JOURNAL Popeye is still helping sell spinach. I found this bag in a supermarket in Sacramento. It's called Popeye Superfood...

Secret alien spy post in my backyard?

  By Chuck Woodbury I was poking around on Google Maps this morning when I saw this oval shaped object. My RV park is...

My ‘trip of a lifetime?’ No, no! Please!!!

  By Chuck Woodbury ROADSIDE JOURNAL I cut this ad out of a magazine a long time ago. I pasted it up on our office wall, where...

Flying buses: The future is (not) here!

This is the top half of a full page magazine ad for Sinclair Oil. I don't know the date it appeared. What do you...

Beautiful mannequin woman: Does she exist?

By Chuck Woodbury I came upon this mannequin at the First Monday Trade Days in Canton, Texas. I have taken photos of mannequins for...

Mac and cheese and guilt

I wonder if some nights around dinner time if Bill Gates chooses to cook a package of macaroni and cheese. Does he, with all...

Why I love small town newspapers

By Chuck Woodbury ROADSIDE JOURNAL I love to read small town newspapers. For many years, I would buy one or two a day. The...

Do you dream of your parents after they’re gone?

  My father died just a little over nine years ago. My mother died five months later. I was thinking about them last night, and I realized...

Full-timers: You never know where you’ll find them

By Chuck Woodbury Editor, RVtravel.com People are not always what they appear to be. I'm referring here to full-time RVers. You think people are residents of...

Coffee, tea, and advertising in Small Town USA

By Chuck Woodbury A guy, a stranger, walks into Kelcy's Cafe in Tehachapi, Calif., and asks, "How would you like 100 free ceramic coffee mugs?" ...

My jury duty: “Get it right or an innocent guy goes to jail”

By Chuck Woodbury ROADSIDE JOURNAL I spent four days last week serving on a jury in Snohomish County Superior Court in Everett, Washington. It was the...
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