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Road Trippin USA – Vol. 17

April 25, 2008 No Comments »

Photo: Pacific Ocean along Highway 1 Happy Cows Come from California When I lived in California there was a commercial that ran frequently for the dairy association. It had cows in beautiful green pastures with rolling hills; the tag line was “Happy cows come from California”. I had never really given much thought to it […]

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Road Trippin USA – Vol. 16

April 24, 2008 1 Comment »

View Map of our Route For all Photos of Death Valley – click here! 500 Miles Through the Valley of Death We bid Vegas farewell with a drive down Las Vegas Blvd. It’s not often that someone from the Midwest and the East Coast get to drive their car down Las Vegas Blvd…so we thought […]

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Road Trippin USA – Vol. 15

April 21, 2008 1 Comment »

Un-glitzy Vegas…. When Kathleen and I decided to make a one night stop in Vegas, we started reminiscing about past trips we’ve taken there. Wild times – dancing, skimpy dresses, gambling, clubbing, parties, shows, and many drinks. Las Vegas is the glitzy desert paradise, where people come to see and be seen. I just love […]

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Road Trippin USA – Vol. 14

April 20, 2008 No Comments »

Rocks, rocks, and more rocks…Utah Parks. We left Monticello, Utah on yet another snowy morning. We had a late start today, which was a bit concerning since we had intended to try to do the Utah National Park trifecta today….Arches, Bryce, and Zion Parks. Granted, it was pretty poor odds that we would make it […]

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Road Trippin USA – Vol. 13

April 17, 2008 1 Comment »

      The Beehive-less state As we traveled across the country we noted some of our favorite state mottos and nicknames. Some were rather obvious: Tennessee – The Volunteer State Kentucky – The Bluegrass State Texas – The Lone Star State Arizona – The Grand Canyon State California – The Golden State Some were […]

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Road Trippin USA – Vol. 12

April 15, 2008 3 Comments »

  Grand Canyon or Bust…. For all snapshots of the Grand Canyon – click here! As we drove closer to the Grand Canyon I had visions of the Brady Bunch heading out in their wood paneled station wagon for their Grand Canyon trip. The Brady’s got ‘locked up’ at a ghost town before they reached […]

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Road Trippin USA – Vol. 11

April 13, 2008 1 Comment »

Photo: Painted Desert in Arizona Santa Fe, NM to Flagstaff, AZ – It’s all about Petrified Wood… For All photos of the Painted Desert and Petrified Forest – click here! We had a lazy morning in Santa Fe, enjoying brunch (green chilis of course) and a walk around some of the galleries and shops of […]

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Road Trippin USA – Vol. 10

April 10, 2008 2 Comments »

Amarillo Texas to Santa Fe New Mexico – Leaving Waffle House Country Today was the day…the day I was finally able to have breakfast at a Waffle House! It’s a good thing too as we were quickly leaving Waffle House country, the South, and entering the Southwest. I had never eaten at a Waffle House […]

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