Category: Vacation

Washington DC Adventure – April 2018

My first major adventure of the season is now in the history books…..well, actually just in my memories and here on this blog, but it is “in the can”, as they say! Last year, two friends and I went on what we decided was…

2017 Year In Review

2017 turned out to be a pretty awesome year…..2018 has a lot to live up to – but, I am confident that it will prove to be up for the challenge! Here are the highlights of all that happened and some of my favorite…

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,…

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…