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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 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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Rediscovering America – Day 18 – The Colonel, Noah, Abe and Me

If you were to look at the map of our 18th Day on the Rediscovering America Tour, you’d think we were lost. But, as the old hymn goes, “I once was lost, but now we found it” or something like … Continue reading

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Rediscovering America Days 16-17- A Blue Dot in a Sea of Red

Getting out of Virginia proved to be a challenge that neither of us anticipated.  We began the day with a final check-in with Charlie and his staff at WESR, with the intention of hitting the road by 10AM, for an … 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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