Month: July 2009

  • 98.5% There

    Yesterday was our longest driving day, covering about 465 miles, and leaving about 120 miles for today. We are currently having a relaxing morning with my parents in North Haven, Connecticut.

  • New Record!

    4 states in just over half an hour. Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania.

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  • Turkey Truck

    I don’t think it’s a joyride…

  • 81 78 287 15 Hut, Hut, Hike!

    This morning we leave behind our nth Comfort Inn and head northeast, our intended route to North Haven, Connecticut documented in the post title.

  • Decision Time…

    This morning, we must decide whether we spend any time in Shenandoah National Park, head to Hershey Park, or just book on home. We won’t make it home today, but if we were to go to Hershey, that would make a long travel day on Friday. If we head for home, we might stop at […]

  • Shaving Hotel Costs

    In two or three of the hotels we’ve visited, the pop-up drain plug has been missing. In two or three others, the sink wouldn’t hold water in spite of the presence of a plug. This makes shaving rather less efficient. I tried to fix one of the non-water-holding ones, but failed. Are the missing ones […]

  • Virginia is for Lovers. Of Rain.

  • The View From My Window

    Andrew Sullivan’s blog posts a picture, at least daily it seems, showing the view out of people’s windows. Submission guidelines say they rarely accept the view out of car windows, but that’s what I think of posting this. This is my view this morning

  • Heading Home…

    Well, that about does it. We had a lovely, lovely stay with Jenni and family, but at this point the kids are somewhat burned out on travel and homesick. So, instead of a leisurely trip northeast along the Blue Ridge Parkway, we will be hitting the interstates and making time. Back soon!