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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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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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Why, O Wyoming? The Car Trouble and Bad Weather Edition

Monday afternoon we arrived at Yellowstone and immediately noticed that this, like the Grand Canyon, was a national park in a whole different league as a tourist attraction. Mammoth Springs, the point where we entered, is a bona fide town, … Continue reading

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Quick Update!

Sorry about the delay in posting! Since Seattle, we’ve spent two nights each in Glacier and Yellowstone national parks and are now en route to the Black Hills in South Dakota. We’ll have notes about all that up as soon … Continue reading

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“Bluest skies you’ve ever seen…”

The drive from Portland to Seattle is pretty short, but we decided to extend it by stopping at Mt. Rainier National Park along the way, lengthening the ride from 3 hours to 5. On the way, we thought a police … Continue reading

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Tahoe ho!

We started the 3rd rather slowly, having decided the night before that we would try to catch up on some sleep. But by 11am we were on the road headed on an excursion to Lake Tahoe. The trip took a … Continue reading

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Flagstaff to Claremont to Berkeley (or ‘between college towns’), June 30 & July 1-2

My birthday began with a lovely breakfast with Jane and Spencer at their house. It was great to see them and meet their ten-month-old son Oliver! After breakfast (and a gift of some yummy cookies from Jane) we (three of … Continue reading

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