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Notes From The Road: Driving In NYC

April 16, 2010

I was only screamed at and flipped off once in my last trip into New York City, so I think that qualifies me as a seasoned city driver.
Here are some helpful tips if you decide to venture into the city with your automobile.

Driving in Manhattan isn’t that difficult. Traffic moves well and the streets are [...]

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Notes From The Road: College Campus Tours

April 15, 2010

This last week was a complete blur. We covered over 2200 miles in nine days, visited six cities and made five college tours. I’m beat.
But it was a great trip.  I almost felt as if I was the one looking for a college.
I’d never done this before. Kathleen, who’ll graduate from Michigan State in just [...]

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Notes From The Road: Philly Cheese Steaks And iPhone Adventures

April 14, 2010

The iPhone has changed the way my family travels. In years past, we’d work with maps and plan carefully where we were going. Often we’d make it to a hotel, exhausted from the road, and simply make do with whatever restaurant we could see from the parking lot. It was just too much trouble to [...]

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Notes From The Road – Easter Sunday On The National Mall

April 12, 2010

The weather in Washington D. C. was about as good as it gets, middle 70’s, cloudless blue skies and a light breeze. The cherry blossoms were at their peak and beginning to flutter to the ground. They’ll be mostly gone by the time you read this.
The mall was packed. We walked the length of it [...]

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