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Vacation of Many Cars With Teens From Hell

Vacation of Many Cars With Teens From Hell

Single mother takes two teenagers and an eleven year old on a cross-country vacation. During the vacation she loses one car and buys three more. Surprisingly, her now-grown children remember this three weeks of hell as a fun summer when they got see Mount Rushmore, the Mall of America, Ed […]

 
 

Outer Banks – I’m in Love and Worried in the Wake of Irene

Outer Banks – I’m in Love and Worried in the Wake of Irene

As I write this post, the Outer Banks of North Carolina are being pummeled by Hurricane Irene.  All those beautiful places we visited as a family just a few short weeks ago are in danger of being damaged or swept away.  It is likely that the landscape will shift and […]

 
 

Amtrack’s US Rail Pass – Vacation Alternative to Flying or Driving

Amtrack’s US Rail Pass – Vacation Alternative to Flying or Driving

  I’ve been wanting to get the feel of traveling by train, but for years I’ve heard it’s as expensive as flying and takes forever to get to a destination.  Not so.  If you’re looking for a leisurely, fun, affordable way to travel America, consider Amtrack’s Rail Pass. just planned […]

 
 

The Outer Banks – What’s the Magnetic Draw?

The Outer Banks – What’s the Magnetic Draw?

  On the last morning of our Outer Banks camping trip, I asked our 9 year old grandson what he liked best about the Outer Banks. He thought a minute and said, “You can’t get enough of it.” After probing deeper and discussing the subject around a breakfast of watermelon […]

 
 

Happy Maryland Day – Top 10 Fun Things to Do in the Free State

Happy Maryland Day – Top 10 Fun Things to Do in the Free State

I’ve lived in Maryland all my life. She’s just a little over 10,000 square miles, but this state has all a visitor or native could want for recreation and fun. Two major cities – Baltimore and Washington, DC, offer unparalleled venues for culture, entertainment, food and art.  To the west […]

 
 

I Want to Be a Camping Snob

My Hagman fishing at our campsite on the shores of Lake Pend 'Orielle in Northern Idaho

  Many of my friends show interest when I mention Dan and I love the outdoors.  We kayak, fly fish, hike and explore the hidden landscapes along less-traveled back roads. But in some circles, when I mention camping, the conversation slows – even stops. Then I hear that worn-out, heard-it-a-million-times […]

 
 
 
 
 

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