A mini-New Orleans in Mobile, Alabama

Mobile, Alabama/ Kimberly Sullivan

My visit last summer to Mobile, Alabama was my first visit to that Gulf Coast town. We arrived in Mobile after a stay in New Orleans, Louisiana, so our first impression was of Mobile a mini-New Orleans, with similar architecture along Mobile’s main stretch. Mobile is Alabama’s oldest city, with a history stretching back over…

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Bourbon & old-style charm in Lexington, Kentucky

Lexington, Kentucky / Kimberly Sullivan

It doesn’t take long in the state to discover that Kentucky is bourbon country. Last summer I was driving through Kentucky with my family and we stopped off one night at Lexington, Kentucky – first time for me. We had been on a loooong drive, so it was good to park and stretch our legs…

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On The Road Again…

Texas Highway/ Kimberly Sullivan

For my travel-loving family and me, these past years have been depressing. Last summer, my youngest son and I went to see my mom in the US. My son needed to go to sprints training in Texas, and instead of flying, he asked if we could road trip from Washington, DC to Texas, making plenty…

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More Big 10 Football at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

I can’t write about one pillar of Big 10 Football without writing about its rival. Last week I wrote about Columbus, Ohio’s campus of Ohio State University, tremendously famous for its impressive football team. As luck would have it, its biggest sports rival is just a three hour drive due north in Ann Arbor, Michigan.…

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Passing through Wheeling, West Virginia

This past summer, my son and I stopped off in Wheeling, West Virginia during a driving trip. We arrived in the afternoon, and took a walk around downtown before stopping for dinner. Wheeling, located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, was originally settled as a township in the state of Virginia. It is here…

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