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American Weirdness: “Please, No more California Songs” – Adventures in Cali

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
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I have a confession to make: we were total tourists when we visited California. If there was one part of our ten months on the

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American Weirdness: Prairie Wind, Part Three
Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014
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We did not know what to expect from Arkansas. Its northern neighbor, Missouri, which we visited the previous summer during the longer Weirdness trip, had

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American Weirdness: Prairie Wind, Part Two
Kansas and Oklahoma

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014
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After a delightful two days in Kansas City, we headed for Topeka, the state’s capital. As we headed further away from the dramatic riverside hills

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American Weirdness: Prairie Wind, Part One
Kansas City, MO

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
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After we were waylaid by the winter storms in December 2013 – on the day we were planning to head up to Albuquerque and revel

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American Weirdness: I Can See For Miles – Montana

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014
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And when I feel That the world’s too much for me, I think of the big sky, And nothing matters much to me… – The

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American Weirdness: In The Mitten –
Sights and Sites in Central Michigan

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014
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It is easy to (playfully) classify people from some of the smaller states in the Northeast: everyone from Massachusetts sounds like a Kennedy, while over

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American Weirdness: In Awe of the Salton Sea

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014
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Many of America’s weirdest and wildest stories from the last century and a half stem from the lands west of the Mississippi River. It seems

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American Weirdness: Maine – A Breath of Fresh Air

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
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Each month marked a different leg of our trip: in March, we visited what I call the Four Ladies (Virginia, North and South Carolina, and

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