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John's World · 5d ago

Roller Coaster Road Trip 2017 - Last Stop: Canada's Wonderland

One of the most beautiful pictures I took on the entire Roller Coaster Road Trip was the one above, from the parking lot at Canada's Wonderland in Vaughan, Ontario, Canada.  It was towards t...
John's World · 1M ago

Roller Coaster Road Trip 2017: Hello Toronto!

The drive from Niagara Falls to Toronto via Queen Elizabeth Way is an easy and direct path, but full of traffic.  What I thought would be an hour, hour and a half drive turned into something...
John's World · 1M ago

Ten Years On

The anniversary crept up on me out of nowhere.  All I had to do was hear someone say 'October 7th' and suddenly I remembered.  It was ten years ago tonight that Joe and I ended our relations...
John's World · 1M ago

Roller Coaster Road Trip: Amazing Niagara Falls, Part II

When I'd last left off, the three of us, Rich, Gary and I, had gone to explore the backside of the Canadian side of the Falls, and by then it was almost dusk and we were in for some more spe...
John's World · 2M ago

Roller Coaster Road Trip 2017: Amazing Niagara Falls

Here's a forewarning...be prepared for a picture-filled post...When I last left off on our 8-day journey, we had been at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio.  We had ridden twenty-three roller coa...
John's World · 2M ago

Summer's End: A Reflection on Living Life & Rejuvenation

It's last few hours before it's all over. Yeah, yeah, I know you all feel so bad for me and the rest of us teachers out there who are all getting back to real life after about 9 weeks of sum...
John's World · 2M ago

Roller Coaster Road Trip 2017: Lighthouse Point at Cedar Point

As I spoke about in my last post, our visit to Cedar Point was the ultimate in roller coaster fun, but that wasn't the only great thing about that stop.  For all of our other stays on this t...
John's World · 2M ago

This Is Why P!nk Moves Me!

We are searchlights, we can see in the darkWe are rockets, pointed up at the starsWe are billions of beautiful heartsAnd you sold us, down the river too farThis is why P!nk moves me!  After ...
John's World · 2M ago

Roller Coaster Road Trip 2017: Get to The Point!

Boy did we start this trip off with a bang!  After a quick, unplanned stop in Kennywood on our first day, and the wonderful day of coaster riding at King's Island on the second, our third an...
John's World · 2M ago

Good Riddance to a Former Friend and a Conservative Hater

It happened, something that I really hoped wouldn't, but it did. After about seven months of President Trump, I finally lost a Facebook friend over my political views and to me it epitomizes...