One of the first things you have to decide before circumnavigating America is which way to go: clockwise or counter. For my trip, counter-clockwise made better sense. I expected that the D.C.–Chicago portion would contain the worst traffic, and I wanted to cover that territory while I was freshest. This post contains affiliate links. For… Read More Virginia to Wyoming: Road Trip, Part 1
KILROY WAS HERE The phrase appeared on ships, aircraft, buildings, wherever American servicemen went during World War II. Usually accompanied by a minimalist drawing of a bald-headed, long-nosed character peering over a wall, the graffito went viral before anyone knew the term. Its origins are uncertain, but a popular legend centers around a Quincy-based ship inspector… Read More World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C.
About 200 people were lined up ahead of us when we arrived at Pearl Harbor a little after 7 am. Once the ticket booth opened, the line moved fairly quickly, and we picked up our tickets for the morning’s third ferry ride out to the U.S.S. Arizona Memorial. The Memorial is a white marble bridge, spanning… Read More U.S.S. Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor