St. Louis May 20th 2018 As I was driving into town, I immediately noticed how huge the Gateway Arch is. It’s 630 feet tall. Thanks to my grandkids, I learned a few months ago that you can take a ride inside of the arch to get to the top. I did it and it was really cool. From the top, I was able to see the Cardinals playing the Phillies. ... read more
North America » United States » Missouri » Saint Louis Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
This trip has been a dream of mine for many years. I have always wanted to take a trip around the United States after my retirement from teaching. It is hard to believe it is finally here. I will be starting an approximately 7 week driving trip, spending most of my time in the south and on the east coast. Emily will be able to join me for the first week plus and then she will have to return to work. The trip after Texas is designed to be very fluid. I have mapped out the destinations with approximate dates. If I find that I need more time at a particular location, I will stay longer.
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