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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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Bucket List ROCKS ON! Rediscovering America Tour Day 7

There were only a handful of “bucket list” items that were on the “make it happen, even if you have to go out of your way” list. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame was on that list.  It’s not … Continue reading

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Roots Run Deep…And LOUD! Rediscovering America- Days 5-6

The first part of Day 5 was spent traversing the rest of Minnesota, across most of Wisconsin, and then on into Illinois.  The flatness of the topography persists across most of this stretch of I-90, with little of the charm … Continue reading

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Day 3… Getting Some Big Head(s)

Wow…really? Can you get any more salacious with a headline than that, especially when talking about a national monument???? I don’t think so. But, once again, it caught your attention, right? You are so easy. Day 3 started with another … Continue reading

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