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September 3 – Zanesville OH to Home

While we didn’t leave Zanesville earlier than we normally leave for a day’s travel, in the back of my mind I was thinking about breaking all of our normal rules about mileage and driving the nearly 450 miles to get … Continue reading

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September 2 – Anderson IN to Zanesville OH

No sooner than we got on the road, we ran into our first “Road Work”. Fortunately, we had mapped out a short route over secondary roads to get to I-70. Surprise … the entrance ramp was closed … more “Road … Continue reading

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September 1 – Still at the Anderson KOA Campground

We woke this morning to temperatures in the mid 50s, a full 20 degrees cooler than at any time over the past week. Having made the decision to head home, we could have started today … but postponed our departure … Continue reading

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August 31 – Trine University – Phyllis & Jim Clark

Having made the decision to head home starting the day after tomorrow, we decided to take a day trip to Angola, IN and Trine University, one of the top two or three colleges on Taylor’s short list, and which we’d … Continue reading

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August 30 – Decision Day

Today, we needed to make a major decision as to whether to continue our trip or cut it short and return home. We are concerned that we may have a major problem with our brakes, which could be a real … Continue reading

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August 29 – Anderson, IN – Daniel & Traci

We had a leisurely Sunday morning. Debbie had her regular Zoom get-together with four of her friends .. sadly a group that a year ago was six. I took a walk around the campground, perhaps the first we’ve stayed at … Continue reading

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August 28 – Brookville, OH to Anderson, IN

Our trip to Anderson, IN was one of the shortest we had scheduled for our trip, just 84 miles … 60 miles of it on I-70. Throughout the trip, nearly every flag was being flown at half-staff in honor of … Continue reading

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August 27 – Miami of Ohio Campus

We’d originally planned on touring the Wright-Patterson Air Museum today but decided on taking the morning off and then taking a day-trip to Oxford, Ohio to drive through the University of Miami campus, on one of our granddaughter’s (Taylor)  short list … Continue reading

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August 26 – East Sparta to Brookville, OH

An early morning haze gave way to generally clearing, but not overly bright, skies which was great for driving. As this was a two Interstate day not much of interest other than many farms, a truck hauling electrical transformer equipment, … Continue reading

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August 25 – First Ladies National Historic Site and Ira Saxton McKinley House

The First Ladies National Historic Site is located less than a mile from the McKinley Monument. During her residency in Washington, D.C. Mary Regula, wife of Ohio congressman Ralph Regula, spoke regularly about the nation’s first ladies. Recognizing the paucity … Continue reading

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