Tag Archives: college road trip

Hey! Look at that one!

On our recent college road trip we traveled just a few miles short of the US-Canadian border.  When I first started planning the trip I was concerned about the very real possibility of snow in March, but it was one of those … Continue reading

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Campus Architecture

Sam had off from school Monday so we made one more college visit to the University of Cincinnati, a 3 hour drive from home. He had visited there before the roadtrip with the other Sam and liked it a lot … Continue reading

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A Capitol Time

When my family traveled around the United States each summer, my parents often sought out things to do that were free to keep costs low. One of my father’s favorite activities was to have us take a tour of each … Continue reading

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Living in a Local World

Recently my worlds have begun to overlap. Besides being a custom trip planner, I am a book re-seller. Whenever I acquire a mass of books to put on the market, I end up with a huge pile on my bedside table. … Continue reading

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A Literary Masterpiece – Mark Twain House

Okay, I admit it. I am guilty of something many of us do. We fail to appreciate what is in our own backyard and fail to visit the places that tourists visit. I am not talking about tourist traps. I … Continue reading

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Boston Lodging Gem-The Bertram Inn

Overnight lodging in a major city like Boston can end up being pricey and for travelers trying to maximize their trip budget it is important to find a place to spend the night that offers a safe and comfortable environment … Continue reading

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College Road Trip-The Actual Event: Syracuse University

A funny thing happened on the way to planning this trip….one of the other guys made a suggestion. Seriously, I have been planning trips for so long that it is appreciated but highly unusual when one of the people coming … Continue reading

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College Road Trip-The Actual Event-University of Connecticut

In an earlier chapter of my life I lived in Connecticut and Sam was born in Hartford. We moved to Tennessee when he was 2 months old so of course he remembers nothing, but he tells people he doesn’t have … Continue reading

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College Road Trip-The Actual Event-Boston University

Two years ago we surprised a lot of people because we took a college road trip when Sam was only a freshman. In the hopes it would make him more serious about his high school work, during the summer between … Continue reading

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College Road Trip-The Actual Event—Endicott College

When Sam told me he had received an contact from the cross country coach at Endicott College I was intrigued. First, where and what is that school? And second, it is unusual for a coach that far away to recruit … Continue reading

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