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The Hoosegow

A co-worker saw my post about the guy who recently completed his own 50-state quest. We got to talking and she suggested a few tourist attractions in Iowa that might interest me. When she mentioned an ice cream shop near … Continue reading

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The Fountaineer

After hearing a gospel reading about John the Baptist, we weren’t ready to dine on locusts but we did dine on Locust Street. The Fountain on Locust got on my radar when it won the America’s Best Restroom contest last … Continue reading

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Gotta Go Right Now

The announcement of America’s Best Restroom has me counting the days until my next trip to St. Louis. Unfortunately I’ll have to hold in my enthusiasm until January. The winner of this year’s award is The Fountain on Locust, an … Continue reading

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Carl’s Burg

Fredericksburg, Virginia is a town steeped in history and proud of it. I am almost positive that we drove past a house that once belonged to¬† George Washington’s brother-in-law. They had a sign out front. Carl’s Frozen Custard is on … Continue reading

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XLVI-daho

Idaho is state number 46 on my quest for all 50, which means it’s time to update my map. My wife and I passed through the narrow panhandle part of Idaho on I-90. Because it points up, I think the … Continue reading

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Be Your Huckleberry

If Jackson Hole is like a cowboy Hamptons, then West Yellowstone is like a cowboy Gatlinburg. My first foray into Montana had the familiar feel of the tourist towns in the Smokies. It had been a few hours since lunch … Continue reading

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What a Way to Make a Living

There was plenty of scoring at Nationals Park yesterday as the New York Mets beat the Washington Nationals, 9 to 5. I was glad to see the Mets win, especially since my family and I drove late into the night … Continue reading

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