Category: Adventures

2017 Hershey and Gettysburg PA Adventure

Yep…..this past week I was off on another grand adventure! This time, I met some friends in Hershey, PA and we explored around Hershey and Gettysburg over a couple of days. I drove down from WNY and they drove up from central NC. And,…

Photos of the Day – November 1st and 2nd

Welcome, November…… Here are my Photos of the Day for November 1-2, 2017: NOVEMBER 1 # 305 Photo Prompt – Blue: “140th NY Infantry – Rochester – Union Army – Battle of Gettysburg” #blue BTW – the nose on this monument is so shiny…

2017 LeClair, Iowa

More from my second full day in Iowa……after I left Dyersville and the Field of Dreams house, I headed south to LeClair, IA. I put LeClair in the plans because that is where the American Pickers from the TV show have their shop (they…

2017 Dyersville, Iowa

Continuing on with the photos from my recent Iowa Adventure…….on my second full day, I stayed a little closer to Dubuque – the farthest I traveled that day was a little over an hour. My first stop was about 20 minutes outside Dubuque and…

2017 Clear Lake, Iowa

The Day The Music Died……it happened just north of Clear Lake, Iowa in a corn field just after midnight on February 3, 1959. It was the plane crash that killed Buddy Holly, The Big Bopper (JP Richardson), and Ritchie Valens, as well as the…

Found Along the Way in Iowa

I mentioned in my previous Iowa post that I put 700+ miles on my rental car. I covered a lot of ground while I was exploring all that the are of Iowa I stayed in had to offer. Here are some things that caught…

2017 Dubuque, Iowa

So, I’m working on coloring in the states on a map of the US — states I’ve visited are colored pink! After last year’s Most Excellent Adventure – where we visited 21 states in 34 days in a motor home – I ended up…