Tag Archives: New Orleans

Get the message

Here’s where the road comes to a fork (so to speak).  Beth is a visual person, looking at colors and design.  Joe is a person attracted to messages.  So, Joe spotted all the signs below on our road trip.  Each … Continue reading

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Stats for a 125-day road trip

Planning a road trip or just curious?  Here are some statistics from our road trip that started in Arlington, VA and ended (temporarily) in San Jose, CA. We traveled through 11 states in 125-days, December 27th  through April 30th. Drove 8,235 … Continue reading

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Looking for the colors of Spring

Are you ready for Spring?  OK, we are too.  We sensed that Winter had made its final appearance, and we were slowly edging into a new season…or so we wanted to believe.  On our walks, we were appreciating the colors … Continue reading

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Audubon X 2

Excited to visit New Orleans? You bet!  We’ve been careful to keep our spending in check, so we could afford a little splurge. We looked at hotels in the Garden District and the French Quarter.  Our search fizzled out.  Luck … Continue reading

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Washington, DC to Portland, OR: the long way

What better way to celebrate retirement than take a very long trip?  For us – one is not enough.  We’re planning two major back-to-back trips: first we’ll drive from Washington DC, where we now live, to the West Coast; and … Continue reading

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