Monthly Archives: September 2019

Sept – 27 – The End of Another RV Road Trip

As with the last day of each of our prior trips, our drive home was with mixed emotions … especially for me.  While we enjoy getting home, there is something about our vagabond routine and life-style on the road which … Continue reading

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Sept 26 – Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford

This morning we drove 24 miles to Hartford to visit and tour Connecticut's state capitol … our 50th! From the time we approached the Connecticut State House it was clear it was one of the most architectually magnificent. The capitol's … Continue reading

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Sept 25 – Leaving the Cape and Off to Connecticut

Heading off-Cape, we passed the first of many state police across Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut who had pulled over drivers. We crossed the Cape Cod Canal over the Sagamore Bridge From there a pretty uneventful and frankly boring drive … Continue reading

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Sept 20 – 24 – Memorial Service Weekend for Our Friend Ken Grenier

On Friday we drove to Eastham (Cape Cod), MA to be a part of the celebration of the life of our best friend, Ken Grenier.    While Debbie spent time with Ken's wife and her dear friend, Cheri and other … Continue reading

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Sept 19 – John Adams and John Quincy Adams Homesteads

Despite both of us having grown up just outside Boston and gone to college in and around the city, neither of us had ever visited the National Historic Park dedicated to the lives of our Second and Sixth presidents, John … Continue reading

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Sept 16 – Salisbury to Foxborough, MA

Today we had another relatively short drive, mostly along I-95, passing within a couple of miles of where Debbie and I both grew up. Our biggest challenge of the day was a boat delivery truck blocking the road … but … Continue reading

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Sept 17 – Rhode Island State Capitol in Providence (#49)

Today we made the relatively short car trip from Foxborough to Providence to tour Rhode Island's State House, the 49th in our quest for visit all 50. Rhode Island's current State Capitol building is its seventh state house and the … Continue reading

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Sept 15 (PM) – Rockport, MA

Our next stop was in the picturesque town of Rockport, population 6,952 (2010 census), like Gloucester, located on the Cape Ann peninsula and is surrounded on three sides by the Atlantic Ocean.  Rockport’s art colony, one of the oldest in … Continue reading

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Sept 14 (AM) – Gloucester, MA

Our drive to Gloucester took us through a number of Massachusetts North Shore towns including Rowley where we stumbled upon the community 13th Annual Tractor Contest. Among the many weather vanes which seemed to populate every town, were a rooster … Continue reading

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Sept 14 – Visiting Nancy and Family

As were were relatively close to Nancy's, we decided to take a drive to Bedford, NH.  Although it was an overcast and off-and-on rainy day, we had a great time seeing her, Jason, Taylor and Jake. We also got to … Continue reading

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