The Flight 93 Memorial near Somerset PA is a very powerful monument to a very painful moment in American history. In the blink of an eye, a nondescript field and treeline amidst the bucolic rolling hills of Western Pennsylvania was transformed forever. By visiting the site which honors the victims of the acts of terrorism… Continue reading How to Take the Scenic Route from Pittsburgh to the Flight 93 Memorial
The story of my first visit to the famous Cucumber Falls in Ohiopyle State Park.
We explore the three Frank Lloyd Wright designed residences in Western Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands region…
A list of my favorite things to see and do when visiting Pittsburgh!
This blog was prompted, believe it or not, by a troll commenting on Harley-Davidson’s Facebook page. This fellow was egging on Harley riders by posting pictures of his lime-green sport bike and boasting about how it outperformed Harley bikes in every way imaginable: better acceleration, better handling, better brakes… on and on. He might well… Continue reading The Truth about Riding Motorcycles
Squirrel Hill is a thriving Pittsburgh neighborhood, bursting at the seams with shops & restaurants to invite you in and keep you busy all day long!
Our first … gasp … unpleasant experience while taking a trip on back roads!
The first installment about our trip North to Mohonk Mountain House.
An impromptu trip to Nashville turns into a mystical journey across the heart of bourbon country
What to do on a beautiful Saturday during the long Labor Day weekend? We quickly settled the “dilemma”, choosing a drive to the Lehigh Valley, and a walk on the campus of Lehigh University in Bethlehem PA, Mike’s alma mater. With the luxury of time, we headed out for the day, planning to drive Interstate-78… Continue reading Time Well Spent–The Back Road From Lehigh University