The first installment about our trip North to Mohonk Mountain House.
My sister and I decided a few years ago to take annual road trips together – just the two of us. It has turned into a wonderful tradition, deepening our relationship. We opted for our 2019 road trip to head to Western Pennsylvania and explore Frank Lloyd Wright houses Fallingwater and Kentuck Knob. While planning… Continue reading A Sister Trip to the Frank Lloyd Wright Houses in the Laurel Highlands
An impromptu trip to Nashville turns into a mystical journey across the heart of bourbon country
Words cannot describe last night’s ride. I’m going to try, but I’m sure I’m going to fail miserably. The ride cam wasn’t set up, but even if it had been, I’ve not been thrilled with it lately so I don’t know how good of pictures I would’ve gotten. One final caveat – I’ve been proclaiming this… Continue reading 528 to Foxburg
So, you have to write when the muse is around, right? So I’ve heard. Anyway, I’ve been sitting on the back porch with Sammy, enjoying the beautiful weather, reading and working on my beer, and the mood struck. I’ve really wrestled about which back road that I wanted to write about first – should I… Continue reading Fern Hollow – 15 miles
Leaving the DC area wasn’t nearly as bad as I thought it would be. Route 50 was, once we got outside the urban sprawl, an unbelievably beautiful ride and road. It cuts straight through some of Virginia’s oldest colonial villages and farmland. The presence of American history along this old trade route is so prevalent… Continue reading The Trip that Started it all… (Part 3 – DC to Pittsburgh – 380 miles)
More than anything, I loved this ride because the scenery was absolutely sensational and the roads were incredibly twisty, winding, hilly bastards that demanded focus and energy. It was an all-around great ride. I would highly recommend you try it. There are a ton of things to see, down, eat, and experience all along this… Continue reading An all-around Awesome Ride (including a free Pyrotechnics Guild show)
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!
Daily life is, in general, pretty mundane. Ask the average adult what they were doing in June of 1998, and you’ll likely be met with blank stares, occasional chin-scratching, and something that sounds a lot like “Uuuhhhhhh….” Even vacation, though certainly more interesting and often more exciting than everyday life, still often falls short of… Continue reading The Drive to Myrtle: Heading Home
The Enchaned Olive – a plethora of oils, vinegars, and other Mediterranean food options await those who travel north of Pittsburgh.