Archive for July, 2009

From the Road (Day Three)

Day three actually started as a coda to day two, because Pennsylvania road construction kept me from getting to a covered bridge that was on my list to see.  Rather than give up and go on up the highway to the next random adventure, I grabbed a hotel for the night and mapped a different [...]

Russell and Millie (From the Road, Day 2)

Did you know that if you tell the Magellan to “avoid highways”, it can take you all day to cover just 4 counties?    Fun feature! Of course, I kinda’ dragged things out by meandering down oddball roads in search of covered bridges.  Like this one: That particular bridge — Cuppett’s — was so very beautiful, [...]

From the Road (Day One)

Good morning from Bedford, Pennsylvania.  Since I’m still working on my first cup of coffee at a motel this morning, I decided to upload a couple shots from yesterday. I highly recommend vacationing this way.  It’s a blast, driving wherever the front end of the rental car points, stopping and hiking around at any likely [...]

Way Too Hot! (On Vacation. Again.)

It’s funny (to me) that I’m writing this post outside on the back patio, on one of the first cool mornings I can remember this season.  If I didn’t have a broken foot, I’d be pulling my photography gear together and getting ready to go for a hike — probably in George Bush Park. It’s [...]

Mess With My Guy, I’ll Sue Ya!

Maybe I’ve missed it, but I don’t recall ever hearing of such a lawsuit (Politico): The estranged wife of former Rep. Chip Pickering (R-Miss.), who served 12 years in Congress before retiring in January, has filed a lawsuit against his alleged mistress, claiming their adulterous relationship ruined the Pickerings’ marriage and his political career. Fascinating.  [...]