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August 2010

Virginia/North Carolina Road Trip: Days 3 & 4
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Virginia/North Carolina Road Trip: Days 3 & 4

Sometimes a trip seems a day or two too long. It can happen when you need to get from point A to point B to point C and point B is only in town on a Wednesday and point C is going on on a Saturday and there was no reason not to leave point A on the previous Saturday. And so you just have all this extra time and not enough planned out to see. And let me tell you, I'm a planner. Yesterday and today were ...
Virginia/North Carolina Road Trip: Day 2
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Virginia/North Carolina Road Trip: Day 2

I made the decision this morning to b-line for Alexandria. I had a few stops scheduled but nothing really stood out and I figured I'd rather make it to Virginia early. And by early I mean early afternoon. I did drive by a giant cross which was not as impressive as the world's largest cross. And I stopped off to see the world's largest apple. Which was awesome. And then I drove to Alexandria ...
Virginia/North Carolina Road Trip: Day 1
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Virginia/North Carolina Road Trip: Day 1

Lesson of the day: while I try to be a good driver who follows the rules of the road there are times that I will break those rules. Like when there is a sign that says no passing for the next seven miles and I am behind a guy driving a horse and buggy. I woke up this morning at 7am, showered, packed up the car, got a large white mocha and hit the road towards Virginia. My first stop of the day was ...
🐻 Little Roadside Tavern Bear in Everson, Washington.
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🐻 Little Roadside Tavern Bear in Everson, Washington.

A carved bear raises a beer and hides a cub outside of the Little Roadside Tavern in Everson, Washington.



We saw this little guy last year on our road trip from Seattle, Washington to Hyder, Alaska. &nbs; Site: Carved Little Roadside Tavern Bear Location: 3699 Mt Baker Hwy, Everson, WA 98247 Date: June 26, 2009 ...
Flashback: Old Man Statue
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Flashback: Old Man Statue

Me and my sisters and a statue of an old man from one of our vacations growing up. I'm the one in the middle...without the beard. ...

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