Tag Archives: cross-country trip

I found my people…

We were in Oklahoma. After behaving for 6,000 miles, from Tucson to Southwest Harbor, Maine, heading back west, the dependable Subaru konked out on the side of I-40 in Checotah. It was my second time ¬†in the OK state but … Continue reading

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Chagrin Falls, Ohio, is way too precious.

A mixture of Bar Harbor and Northeast Harbor, Maine, the town of Chagrin Falls has way too many fancy houses with expertly manicured lawns. Tourists stroll the village center with its wild real falls and “fake” better behaved falls, which … Continue reading

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It had no vibe

Choosing the restaurant for my birthday dinner is not a simple matter. Someplace new or tried and true? Sounds somewhat like a bride’s wedding directive, right? Something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue…I’ll get to that in a … Continue reading

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