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!
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!
A collection of some of my best photos of downtown Pittsburgh
How a chilly and sleepy evening changed the course of my future culinary experiences forever….
The basic details you need to order prints of the photographs you love on Take Back Roads.
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
The trip home after Thanksgiving was a bit of an experiment. It was the first time we had an opportunity to test whether taking back roads is truly a viable option for four-wheeled travelers, or if it’s strictly something that will appeal to bikers. Heading east on Wednesday, taking back roads wasn’t really an option: even though… Continue reading Post-Turkey Travel – US Route 30