Monthly Archives: November 2014

Heading South

Not only was I thrilled with the lowest gas prices I’ve seen in about 7 years, my heart was captured by the adorable Southern accents that are nonexistent on the west coast. Geographically, Virginia and West Virginia sit along the east coast, … Continue reading

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It wasn’t possible to tour the U.S. without seeing our nation’s capital.  Chris had never been, and my recollection of the capital only exist as fragments of memories from a lame tour bus over a decade ago.  During the planning stage of … Continue reading

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***Just a heads up: those who don’t know anything about or give the slightest shit about U.S. history will find tourism in Philadelphia and this blog entry to be a total bore.  Just sayin’!*** After embracing two consecutive weekends of fancy drinks, gourmet food, … Continue reading

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New York City

Before entering Chicago, we had the fortune of dropping off Scromp in the burbs.  I was hoping we would have the same sort of luck during our stay in the city…perhaps a friend or friend of a friend who lived … Continue reading

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Niagara Falls

Rather than driving across the painfully wide state of Pennsylvania straight to New York City, we opted for a shorter route north into New York for a glimpse of Niagara Falls.   I had visited Niagara Falls with my family almost … Continue reading

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Chicago to Pennsylvania

I asked three of my native Michigan friends what the hell there was to do in Michigan and all three responded with the same, dismal answer: Nothing. Well, nothing compared to everything else we had seen.  Because there was apparently nothing … Continue reading

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Between breathtaking South Dakota and bustling Chicago, we made a stop to sleepy Iowa. Since most of the corn fields were harvested, we couldn’t witness endless fields of swaying wispy, golden corn stalks, but I at least had the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Black Hills and Badlands

It was still dark and nibbling cold when we left Colorado Tuesday morning, but we had a full day of driving ahead of us: north into Wyoming, and then east into South Dakota. Our plans entailed a full day in Black Hills … Continue reading

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Colorado in 3 Days

Tuesday, October 28th was our arrival goal for Black Hills National Forest, South Dakota, which gave us 3 whole days to spend in Northern Colorado.  Having never been to Colorado before, we were both eager to check out the mile-high city highly regarded … Continue reading

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