Tag: pitstops

Cracker Barrel Vignette

Cracker Barrel Vignette

| July 3, 2017 | Reply

Last night, en route to dropping Sequoia off at summer camp, I passed a sign for Cracker Barrel.  Paul and Cracker Barrel and I have a history.  A history that spans over 15 years. It’s been a while since we’ve visited a Cracker Barrel.  As I continued to drive, I nonchalantly mentioned to Paul that […]

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Happenings since May, and beyond

Happenings since May, and beyond

| September 9, 2016 | Reply

It’s been a while since I’ve blogged. That’s what happens when I go without a desktop from the end of May until mid-August. Here’s what’s been up, and what’s coming up. This isn’t a particularly wordy post, but there are a lot of pictures from Europe and the US… WHAT’S COMING UP #Repatproject travel – Repatriation Project-related […]

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12 Interesting Museums Worth Visiting in Europe

12 Interesting Museums Worth Visiting in Europe

| February 4, 2016 | Reply

Europe is filled with the quirky and the interesting, and museums are no exception. Many are fun, while some interactively address a serious topic in such a way that you leave both informed and having enjoyed your visit.  Here are just 10 interesting museums around Europe. THE ZEPPELIN MUSEUM Friedrichshafen, Germany When you think of zeppelins, […]

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Beer & Architecture in Pilsen, the Czech Republic

Beer & Architecture in Pilsen, the Czech Republic

| February 2, 2016 | Reply

Not far over the German-Czech border is the Bohemian city of Pilsen (locally, Plzeň).  What comes from Pilsen?  Pilsner.  Now, I prefer dark beer, but when we had the opportunity to pass through Pilsen last month, of course I insisted upon lunch and a pilsner.  It is worth noting that the beer was created by a Bavarian […]

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14 Things You Need to Know About European Hotels

14 Things You Need to Know About European Hotels

| March 9, 2015 | 6 Replies

  European hotels can be quite different from American hotels. If you’re not aware of this, you might come across some pretty surprising situations. Here are 14 common things to look out for:   1. FORMS OF PAYMENT Know up front, what forms of payment your hotel accepts. Those accepting cards might only accept a European card […]

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The Prayer of a Hiker

The Prayer of a Hiker

| March 3, 2015 | Reply

My prayers:      

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