Monthly Archives: July 2011

Pittsburgh, then paths homeward!

After breakfast at my aunt’s house, we were on the road from Cleveland to Pittsburgh. We arrived around lunch time and went to Mad Mex, a Tex-Mex place in Oakland, the university neighborhood of Pittsburgh. The restaurant was as dark … Continue reading

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Cleveland Rocks!

From Ann Arbor, we continued on to Ohio, my last of 12 new states on the trip. We made it to Kenzie’s aunt’s home outside Cleveland around lunchtime. While Kenzie spent the afternoon with her aunt and cousin and cousin’s … Continue reading

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Ann Arbor & Detroit

In Ann Arbor, we were staying with one of my dad’s friends from college, Dave Jacobi, his wife, Liz Anderson, and their son Ben (Rachel was away at camp). We had an uneventful drive there from Chicago, and stopped in … Continue reading

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Went to Chicago…

Tuesday morning we got up in Grand Haven, ate a fruit breakfast, and hit the road to Chicago through Gary, Indiana. We got a later start than anticipated, but we gained an hour back as we reentered CST. Gary looked … Continue reading

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Respite in Grand Haven

Grand Haven Leaving the twin cities after our wonderful visit with the Dears, we headed to Manitowoc, WI, from where we planned to catch a ferry across Lake Michigan. We arrived at the ferry and were surprised to learn that … Continue reading

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Double the Cities, Double the Fun

We reached the Twin Cities and met our hosts Tina, Atul, and Meera Dear at the Twins-Royals game. It was a really exciting game, and an especially fun experience because it was Meera’s first time at a baseball park. Our … Continue reading

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South Dakota!

Just after high school, my mom took a similar cross-country road trip to our current journey, and the state I’ve heard the most about is South Dakota. I was always surprised that this state was her favorite part of trip, … Continue reading

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