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NASCAR

NASCAR: On the Last Lap?

June 5, 2018 6:57 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Title image: The speedway display at the NASCAR Hall of Fame, Charlotte, North Carolina. NASCAR stands for: National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing. This past weekend I went to Charlotte to visit my older son and his family. We’ve all lived in North Carolina a long time, and he... read more

Durham NC

Durham NC: The Old and The New

April 24, 2018 6:15 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Title image: Durham NC: Partial sykline from the south. Any image of downtown Durham has to include railroad tracks. The glass-and-steel building on the left is One City Center. In the center of the title image you’ll see Durham’s current slogan painted on the red brick building in the middle:... read more

Miami and Palm Beach, Florida

March 24, 2017 9:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The second-to-last stops on our Southeast Coast Road Trip were Miami and Palm Beach, Florida. I skipped right over this part of the trip and wrote all about Cuba, but I wanted to make sure I shared about this part of our journey too. We stayed two nights in Coconut Grove.... read more

Day Tripping in Central Florida

February 28, 2017 9:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Take a morning walk along the St. John’s River in Sanford, an easy 30-minute drive north of Orlando in Central Florida On our road trip from Charlotte NC to Miami, the third stop (after Charleston and Savannah) was St. Augustine, Florida. Established in 1565, it’s the oldest continuously settled city... read more