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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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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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Big Sky Country

We started off early from Seattle on the 9th after our wonderful stay there with the Nickels’s. We headed east, ultimately aiming for Glacier National Park in Montana. We had been told that eastern Washington was very different from western, … Continue reading

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Fireworks and Redwoods

After arriving back in Berkeley, on the evening ofJuly 4th, we headed down to the Marina to find Emma, Amelia, and Kassie, friends of mine who are doing a road trip similar to ours, and spending a month in Berkeley … Continue reading

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Island in the Sky

June 24th was our first day in Canyonlands National Park. We had stayed at the campground in Dead Horse Point State Park the night before, and drove to the Island in the Sky region of Canyonlands first thing in the … Continue reading

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Bandelier & Driving to Utah

We started out today at Bandelier National Monument. We had a wonderful time seeing the pine forests and old cliff dwellings that were previously inhabited by the ancestral pueblo people. We also had a lovely drive out from Bandelier to … Continue reading

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Memphis to New Orleans

June 17 (day 8) Today we were pleasantly surprised to wake up to a delicious breakfast being made by Mr. Bolton. We enjoyed breakfast and a bit more talking with the Boltons before we needed to head out towards New … Continue reading

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