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April 2018 Cross-Country Road Trip: Oregon’s High Desert Discovery Scenic Byway

April 2018 Cross-Country Road Trip: Oregon’s High Desert Discovery Scenic Byway

If the words “Scenic Byway” appear on a map or a highway, I try to take that road! And this is what I did on my return trip from Washington in mid April 2018. After driving south from Port Orchard,…

A to Z Challenge: The W Towns #atozchallenge

A to Z Challenge: The W Towns #atozchallenge

During the month of April I am participating in the Blogging from A to Z Challenge. The challenge has each blogger select a theme and then do a post thematically from A to Z during each day of April ,…

A to Z Challenge: The P Towns #atozchallenge

A to Z Challenge: The P Towns #atozchallenge

During the month of April I am participating in the Blogging from A to Z Challenge. The challenge has each blogger select a theme and then do a post thematically from A to Z during each day of April ,…

A to Z Challenge: The L Towns #atozchallenge

A to Z Challenge: The L Towns #atozchallenge

During the month of April I am participating in the Blogging from A to Z Challenge. The challenge has each blogger select a theme and then do a post thematically from A to Z during each day of April ,…

A to Z Challenge: The I Towns #atozchallenge

A to Z Challenge: The I Towns #atozchallenge

During the month of April I am participating in the Blogging from A to Z Challenge. The challenge has each blogger select a theme and then do a post thematically from A to Z during each day of April ,…

Traveling US Numbered Highways – Part I: An Overview and History

Traveling US Numbered Highways – Part I: An Overview and History

When I was young and living in Albuquerque, NM in the 1960s, there were not many Interstate Highways.  Most of the country still relied on the U.S. Numbered Highway System. Even to this day I can recall our family drives…

Missing the Open Highways: A Look Back at Some Back Roads of America

Missing the Open Highways: A Look Back at Some Back Roads of America

It is nearing the end of June 2015.  About a year ago at this time I was rolling down US Highway 61, better known as the Blues Highway, in Mississippi.  I was on my way to Galveston for a family…

From Cody to Carhenge with a Jackalope in-between

From Cody to Carhenge with a Jackalope in-between

After a marvelous time in the mountains of Wyoming and Montana, it was time to head east through the high deserts of Wyoming and across Nebraska and eventually back home to Kentucky. After a restful evening at the Moose Creek…