Category: Vacation 2014

Desperately Seeking Toynbee Tiles

Toynbee Tile at 51st and 5th avenue in New York City

ShareI love modern day mysteries! Toynbee Tiles are a modern day mystery, and I was determined to see at least one of them. The Toynbee Tile website has a map, Waymarking.com has a Toynbee Tile category, Geocaching.com has a Toynbee Tile cache page, and I used all of them. I researched Toynbee Tiles for years. …

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And Suddenly We’re Back

Fourth of July in St. Louis

ShareRoadTrip 2014 just flew by! Bittersweet as usual. We left out on the Fourth of July and headed to St. Louis, Missouri. From there to the Field Museum in Chicago, to the Eternal Flame Falls, the Great Lakes, and on up to Maine and the easternmost point in the United States. On the loop back, …

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Attempting to Use the Furkot Road Trip Planner

My Furkot Map

ShareI would like a road trip planner that does what I need and is flexible. It also, of course, has to be free. Furkot seemed to be a popular one, so I figured I would give it a try. I didn’t have much faith as I haven’t had much luck with anything. I’m still pretty …

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And Onto the Maps!

New York City -- 2010

ShareGod, I love maps. I always have. When I was little, I would make maps of our property, the back pastures and the ponds and the woods. I wanted to be a cartographer when I grew up. I like Pinterest’s new map feature, but I can’t believe you still can’t reorder the pins on a …

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The Time to Plan Is Now

Smithsonian Museum of Natural History

ShareI have to interrupt last year’s epic tale because it’s winter now, and this is the time for planning a summer vacation! This is how it starts: where should we go next year? This time, Terry immediately says, Maine. Why Maine? Who knows. Something about lobsters. Last year, I chose Florida since we hadn’t been …

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