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.
A list of my favorite things to see and do when visiting Pittsburgh!
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!
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
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
I love virtually everything about the beach. I love the constant crash of the waves. I love the soft grittiness of the sand between my toes. I love the salty warmth of the air, almost thick and heavy and full of saline moisture. I love the prickly heat of the sun, and the explosively colorful… Continue reading The Drive to Myrtle: Heading South
A story written by guest author Brian Kohl: You ever plan the way something is going to go, and it blows up in your face? Like most people, I have faced a few life-changing decisions in the past few years. I exited the military after almost 8 years of service, worked in a shithole… Continue reading My Time in the Fast Lane, as Lived by a Moderately Slow Man