Category Archives: Renaissance Bucket List

A Ferry for Two…

Cars, That Is. There are two ways to get from Ophelia, Virginia to Sunnybank, Virginia: either Hacks Neck Road to US 360 (18 miles) or via State Rt 644 (2 miles). A no-brainer, you say; “down State Rt 644!” Well, … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – Pony Express Rider

The “Photo of the Week” is back…at least for a while. There are several Pony Express Rider silhouettes along US 36 through Missouri. This highway roughly follows the route of Pony Express riders. Between April 1860 and October 1861, the … Continue reading

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Wildlife Encounters

Animals we saw on our trip. Special to: Travel as I Have Envisioned It Could Be One of the things I was looking forward to on our trip was seeing, and hopefully photographing wild creatures. There were limited spotting opportunities … Continue reading

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Cee’s Photo Challenge – Yellow

Posted in response to Cee’s Photo Challenge – Yellow. Photos were taken at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green Kentucky during the very first day of our 21-day trip to Utah and Wyoming and back. This was our very … Continue reading

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Our Final Day of Pop-Up Adventures

Wall Drug, The Badlands National Park, and the Minuteman Missile Historic Site Day 19 – Travel as I Have Envisioned It Could Be Visiting the Badlands of South Dakota was never on our “radar.” Chatting with neighboring campers at the … Continue reading

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Mount Rushmore National Monument

Day 18 – Travel as I Have Envisioned It Could Be In addition to Devils Tower, I also insisted that we include Mount Rushmore in our return itinerary—another place I had never been. Getting There I had done some research, … Continue reading

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To Devils Tower National Monument, and Beyond

“Beyond” is Custer, South Dakota Day 17 – Travel as I Have Envisioned It Could Be Ever since I first saw Close Encounters of the Third Kind, I have wanted to visit Devils Tower in Wyoming. So, when we were … Continue reading

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