Category Archives: Rediscovering America

Rediscovering America – Days 24-25…Balancing Our Delicate Past and Future

Leaving the gorgeous, artistic splendor that is Santa Fe, we headed into a region of New Mexico that has two of the most disparate creation histories of almost anyplace in the country. While Santa Fe claims the world’s oldest home, … Continue reading

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Days 23 – 24 Rediscovering America – Get Your Trix on Route 66 Part II

As I intimated in Part I of Day 24, one of the big reasons I chose the course we did for the final days of this trip, was to traverse portions of the old Route 66.  We had started the … Continue reading

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Day 23- Get Your Trix on Route 66 Part I- Tornado Alley

I know…it’s supposed to be “kicks” from the old song, but the fact is, Route 66 as it is today, is kinda tricky to find in most places.  There is a romance that surrounds this piece of highway heritage, as … Continue reading

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Discovering America Days 22-23 – Deep in the Heart of Texas

When I started putting this trip together, I initially did not plan to go as far south as Texas. Actually, the original intent was to join the old “Route 66” somewhere after getting back past our stop in Indiana, and … Continue reading

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Rediscovering America Day 21- The 8th Wonder of the World…Creepy!

When I knew that we were going to be in Indiana, I immediately routed us in a way that would take us to a place that I have wanted to see since our Book Club read a book about it. … Continue reading

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Rediscovering America Day 20 – Small Town Charm and Political Mayhem

There is an allure to small town life that is irrefutable. Even the most “hip, sophisticated, urbanite” is drawn to Normal Rockwell’s portrayals of small town life. The pace of life, the constant bombardment of noise and outside stimulus changes … Continue reading

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Of Caves, Rocks and Fossils- Another View of Creation

What can you possibly do to match the insanely diverse day in Kentucky that included the birthplace of Kentucky Fried Chicken, The Birthplace of Lincoln, and the Birthplace of a ton of new ideas about our origins?  You just keep … Continue reading

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