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U.S. Trip

(June - December, 2001)

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Traveling Down the Oregon Coast Highway


Uncle Henry's Bridge  (Big Sur)


What I Really Think of Las Vegas


Utah: A Great Place to Visit, But...

Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park

Bryce Canyon National Park

"Picture Perfect" Kodachrome Basin State Park

Calf Creek Falls

Back on the Burr Trail

Camping Tips for Southern Utah


Canyon de Chelly: Beautiful but Beware

New Mexico

Getting My Kicks on Route 66


Intolerance in a Tolerant City  (Austin)


Down on the Bayou


The Natchez Trace Parkway

The Siege of Vicksburg

Elvis Presley's Boyhood Home  (Tupelo)

Tommy's Civil War Tour of Corinth and Shiloh


Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis' Last Evening

The Karaoke Man

The Ryman Auditorium  (Nashville)

Chattanooga (and its Choo-Choo)

The Scopes Monkey Trial  (Dayton)

The Wonderful City of Knoxville

Greeneville: Home of Andrew Johnson AND Davy Crockett

North Carolina

The True Story of Tom Dooley

Great (and Crowded) Smoky Mountains National Park


Mt. Rogers National Recreation Area

Road Rage in Roanoke

The Blue Ridge Parkway

Magnificent Monticello

The REAL Walton's Mountain  (Schuyler)

Virginia (cont.)

The Siege of Petersburg

Jamestown: Where it All Began

The World Turned Upside Down  (Yorktown)


Julie's Jolly Tour of Boston

Beware of Lonely Rangers: The Hawthorne & Alcott Houses  (Concord)

Thoreau's Walden Pond  (Concord)

Digging Up My Ancestors  (Ipswich and Rowley)

The Volleyball Hall of Fame (Holyoke) & Springfield Armory  (Springfield)

New York

Old Friends, Bloody Sheets and The World's Only Leuville  (Syracuse)

Hill Cumorah, Where Mormonism Began  (Palmyra)

Niagara Falls?  What Falls?


Completing the Circle With My Great-Great-Grandfather, Ransom Myers  (Mayville)


Returning to MadCity  (Madison)


An Old Friend in Minnesoooda

The Mall of America  (Bloomington)

The 1862 Dakota Uprising  (New Ulm)

The McCone Sod Houses  (Sanborn)

Laura Ingalls' Little House (er, Cave) on the Prairie  (Walnut Grove)

South Dakota

The Difference Between Hay and Straw

Fort Sisseton State Park  (Lake City)

The International Vinegar Museum  (Roslyn)

Storybook Land  (Aberdeen)

North Dakota

Lawrence Welk's Birthplace  (Strasburg)

The North Dakota Exodus

Bismarck: My Mom's Hometown

My Opinion of North Dakota

Fort Lincoln State Park: Custer's Last Home

My Grandmother's Photo Album: Clues to the Past

Meeting My Grandmother's 1921 Pupil  (Wing)

Where My Mom Met My Dad  (Dickinson)


Close Encounters at Devil's Tower


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