Category: Vacation 2013

What I Did Last Summer Part 2: Alabama

Benjamin and Terry at the Museum

ShareOn day two of our trip, we woke up in Tupelo, Mississippi, hit the road for Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and did our first museum of the trip, the Alabama Museum of Natural History on the University of Alabama campus. It’s a really nice museum, and we liked it even better than some of the bigger ones. …

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What I Did Last Summer Part 1: The Crossroads

Benjamin at the Crossroads

ShareFour months after our summer road trip, I think I have recovered enough to write about it. Oh, it wasn’t bad, no trauma or catastrophes. The flat tire discovered the next morning at a motel was probably the worst thing to happen. No animals escaped from any zoos. We set out July 12, 2013 at …

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Working on the Plan

Seligman, Arizona

ShareI might use Google Maps a little differently than most when planning a road trip. Sure, I use it to create a map of the trip with the locations marked and the route routed. But see, I love maps. I just like to look at maps for hours. They could be maps of anything really, …

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A New Year, A New Trip Plan

Darla Kay and Baby Alligator

ShareHere it is, the beginning of a new road trip plan! The beginning is the most exciting part, before it devolves into fighting and broken dreams. It starts with a place, any sort of general place. Maybe there’s a place that sounds intriguing like the Outer Banks or maybe it’s a direction like Out West. …

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