Monthly Archives: April 2012

Newport, Providence, and Boston . . .

The continuous stretch of beauty we had enjoyed for over a week came to an abrupt ending as we entered New Jersey not long before sunset.  Now in all fairness, I admit that I didn’t give New Jersey a fair … Continue reading

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There are some marked benefits of having states hundreds of miles apart…one of those advantages is that I have time to write about what we do before we get to the next state.  The northeast hasn’t provided that luxury.  With … Continue reading

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Washington, DC

We’re making progress on our goal to make it to all 48 states, and our progress has led us Washington, DC. We were lucky enough to have Ashley, a good friend of ours, show us around the capital.  We drove … Continue reading

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Blue Ridge Mountains

After pulling my children away from the endless barrage of amusement rides in Gatlinburg, we headed north to catch the corner of the Cumberland Gap in Kentucky.   On our short drive through Kentucky, we got to pass right by Colonel … Continue reading

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Smoky Mountains

Leaving Georgia and driving north through the Carolinas was one of the most beautiful drives I’ve ever been on.  The rolling green hills seem to stretch on forever, and the large stately houses seemed to polish off the beautiful handiwork … Continue reading

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