Monthly Archives: June 2016

Road Trippin’ IVh

Friendship Friends Steve and Joan joined us for a few days at our Panama City Beach Condo. While they were visiting, we did some exploring and found a lovely park in the area. Panama City Beach Conservation Park, with 2,000 … Continue reading

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Road Trippin’ IVg: Panama City Beach, FL

Panama City Beach We rented a condo on the beach here. It fronts on the gulf, and we could sit on the deck and listen to the surf – such a soothing sound. There was quite a storm the first … Continue reading

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Road Trippin’ IVf

Moving on from Nashville, heading to Huntsville, AL. We may have been through with the Bourbon Trail, but we weren’t through with distilleries. Jack Daniel’s is located in Lynchburg, TN, about 75 miles south of Nashville, on our way, so … Continue reading

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Road Trippin’ IVe: Grand Ole Opry

Grand Ole Opry If you’re in the neighborhood, you should go. We are not country music fans, but decided we should experience this American icon, and we are grateful that we did. This show is broadcast live over the radio, … Continue reading

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Road Trippin’ IVd

After we left Wild Turkey, we took a scenic drive through what looked to us like Deliverance country. It was a one-lane gravel road, lined with garbage, sad to say. We tracked a sofa, its cushions and throw pillows along … Continue reading

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Road Trippin’ IVc: Kentucky Bourbon Trail

Kentucky Bourbon Trail Our first stop on the Bourbon Trail was the Jim Beam Distillery located near Clermont, for a tour and samplings. Jim Beam is the largest distiller of bourbon in the world, accounting for 95% of total production, … Continue reading

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Road Trippin’ IVb

The main purpose of this trip was to visit the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Six different distilleries were featured in January, 2012: Old Turkey, Four Roses, Jim Beam, Woodford Reserve, Maker’s Mark and Heaven Hill, all located along the Bluegrass Parkway … Continue reading

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Road Trippin’ IVa

Almost ten years after the cross country road trip with son Sean, Mark and I took two road trips to warmer climates. In January, we drove to Florida and back, and in February, we drove to Arizona and back. On … Continue reading

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Road Trippin’ III

Working my way through the best books about cross country travel, I’ve started one about a trip from New York to Alabama: The Cruise of the Rolling Junk by F. Scott Fitzgerald. At first, I thought Junk referred to the … Continue reading

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Road Trippin’ IId

Wyoming to home. It would be wrong to drive through Wyoming without stopping at Devil’s Tower. I had visions of Richard Dreyfuss molding a replica of the tower out of his mashed potatoes. I didn’t realize this at the time, … Continue reading

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