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A Millennial Couple’s Journey From Saint Paul to New York City: Part Three – Morgantown, Mountains, and Entrance to the East Coast

by Troy M. Olson

Morgantown, WV — Jacki and I began the last leg of our journey driving over the Appalachians on what was turning out to be a longer drive than we had planned. 851 more words


Parker Canyon, Arizona

Most of the trips we take include a few essential components. Hammocks, guitar, cold beer. A truck full of gear. If there’s a body of water nearby, all the better. 146 more words


How to eat an Elephant

Vaudeville comic. “I say, I say, I say! Have you seen my Elephant?”
Straight man. “I didn’t know you had one. Why do you have an Elephant? 860 more words


Utah's Mighty Five

I completed my first overnight backpacking trip in a Utah National Park, a feat that, until yesterday, I did not think would be possible. “Because of the heat?”  454 more words

Off to St. Louis

This morning my partner and I took off to visit her family in St. Louis. It is going to take us about two days to drive there, then we are spending three days in STL, and then two days driving back. 435 more words

2016 Summer Reflection: Me, Mother and Mobility

My mother and I share a traveling bug to see new places.  We have gone on ambitious road trips, e.g. Albany, Ga., to Memphis, and Albany, Ga., to Key West.  249 more words


Road Trip

“Great things can happen from little starts.”

Gary and Jim Paulsen’s Road Trip took me mere hours to complete. Not because the book’s lexile is 700, grade level equivalency 4.3, but because the misadventures of Ben, his father, Theo, Gus, Mia, and Atticus the border collie captivated me from the first lines.

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