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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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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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