Montour Trail

A Grab Bag from America’s Back Roads – The M Things #AtoZChallenge

A Grab Bag from America’s Back Roads – The M Things #AtoZChallenge

In 2018 I  will feature a random (yet alphabetical) selection of photos I have taken from my nearly 20 years of back roads travel in the United States and Canada.  I may even throw in a few random shots from…

X is for Xtreme Skies – #atozchallenge

X is for Xtreme Skies – #atozchallenge

OK.  I know…. Xtreme is not really a dictionary word, but many advertisers use it and there are company names and even a band name.  So, it is fair game. This post is about xtreme (extreme) skies – unique cloud…

Bike Trails: Montour Trail, Canonsburg, PA

Bike Trails: Montour Trail, Canonsburg, PA

This is the third post in a continuing series of Bike Trail posts.  Like the back roads of America, the recent interest in bike paths and rails-to-trails paths provides a new insight on “back roads”.  Each Bike Path post will…

Rails to Trails for Biking: An Overview

Rails to Trails for Biking: An Overview

In recent weeks, my wife Julianne has taken to riding on bike trails around the upper Midwest. In the past few weeks she has ridden bike trails in Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Kentucky, and will soon be on a…

Finding Prosperity near Canonsburg & Washington, PA

Finding Prosperity near Canonsburg & Washington, PA

Just a week after a nice three-day visit to northern Ohio (see post HERE), Julianne and I made our way to Canonsburg, PA, which is south of Pittsburgh. Julianne’s sister Laura recently moved there from Idaho with her husband and daughter…

Northern Ohio: Kirtland, Novelty, Chagrin Falls & Cuyahoga Valley NP

Northern Ohio: Kirtland, Novelty, Chagrin Falls & Cuyahoga Valley NP

During a trip in May 2016 I visited my birthplace in the Little Italy neighborhood (See Little Italy Post) of Cleveland and then spent a day with family driving around Cleveland and catching a few sites (see post about Cleveland). …