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When Life Gets Stale: How to Fix a Life Gone...fine.

Sometimes life can get a little stale.

Midwest winter is coming, after all, and that involves a lot of being inside and then being inside some more, and then continuing to be inside. 943 more words

Humor

And They All Lived Happily Ever After: The Unbelievable Story of the Enchanted Forest and its Resurrection

So much of this site sadly focuses on parks that have been lost, so a story like this one is rare. Stop me if you’ve heard this one before- A beloved children’s park that opened in the 1950s closed in the late 80s, fell into disrepair, and never opened again…We’ve told this story plenty of times. 835 more words

Fairy Tale Parks

Day Sixty Two - Friday, October 21, 2016

Welcome to our last night on the road, of Our Big Adventure, 2016. Today we covered 343 miles, as we traveled through the states of Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, and into Pennsylvania, making this a four state day, but as we hit Pennsylvania on the way out, our last 3 new states. 1,169 more words

On The Road Again!

Oscar Mayer Wiener Mobile

Oscar Mayer Wiener Mobile
Postcard published by Klutz Press, Palo Alto, California, USA
P34553
Not dated (early 20th century)

United States

Hadlock Motel, Baker, California, USA

Hadlock Motel, Baker, California, USA
The gateway to Death Valley
Postcard published by Colour Picture, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
No. SK7036
Not dated (early 20th century)

United States

Abandoned gasoline station, Casper, Wyoming, USA

Abandoned gasoline station, Casper, Wyoming, USA
From: Roadside America, published by Chronicle Books
Postcard no. 32
Photo taken 1992, postcard published 2003

United States

Free Ice Water at Wall Drug

We began our day yesterday morning with a trip to Wall Drug. We had spent the night across the street at the Sleepy Hallow campground, so when we woke in the morning we needed only to cross the street to find ourselves at the kitschy mecca of Wall Drug. 871 more words