Month: February 2012

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Kansas – Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm

Kids today might take for granted the relative ease at which we can travel.  They haven’t known a world without interstate highways, rest stops, fast food drive thru windows, airports, jets, and rolling luggage.  A visit to Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and

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Ohio – The Wilds

I think it’s about time that I wrote a post about my home state of Ohio.  While there are many wonderful things to see in my home city of Cincinnati, which my co-author and I wrote about in our book, Adventures

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Arkansas – Diamond Mine

Did you know that there’s a diamond mine that’s open to the public?  And that you get to keep what you find? Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro, Arkansas is home to a 37.5-acre diamond field where you can experience a

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Tracking your Travels

I like maps.  I’ve always liked maps.  I could look at them for hours.  So it probably doesn’t come as a surprise that we have a big wall map of the United States to keep track of where we’ve been.

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Maine – Lobster Boat Cruise

One of the more unique activities we’ve done on vacation was going on a cruise on a working lobster boat. Lucky Catch Cruises in Portland, Maine offers 90-minute cruises on which you can learn all about trapping lobsters, by doing it

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Rhode Island – Fort Adams State Park

Here it is:  the last post about the photos in my header.  This is Fort Adams State Park in the state of Rhode Island.  It’s been several years since we’ve been there, but this summer will be an even better time to

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