As you’re reading this, I’m not sure where I am, but it’s probably somewhere west-by-northwest of Virginia. I’m taking a road trip across America! My last cross-country road trip was more than 20 years ago, with my mother. I’ve always wanted to do it again. And now, for pretty much the first time since then,… Read More Road Trip!
“A body would think the whole south had broke loose and are coming into Pa.” Rachel Cormony wrote in her diary on June 27, 1863. “It makes me feel too badly to see so many men and cannon going through knowing that they have come to kill our men.” Mrs. Cormony worried most about her… Read More Gettysburg National Military Park
It was hard to believe we were in the desert. With its lush trees and flowing waters, Utah’s Zion National Park looked more like Maine’s 2,000-miles-away Acadia than Nevada’s two-hours-away Valley of Fire, where we’d hiked the day before on the first stop of our side trip from Las Vegas. But the towering walls of… Read More Zion National Park in Utah
You know you’re a wanderluster when you find places to travel to from the places you travel to. On our most recent annual journey to Las Vegas, my companion and I decided to take a two-day road trip to Utah, a state that I had last driven through a couple of decades ago and remembered… Read More Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada