The Peripatetic Traveler

Monthly Archives: May 2017

When I was growing up, my Mom and I would drive from Richmond, VA (where we lived), to Gilmanton Iron Works (GIW), NH, to spend the summer at the family cottage. Our first trip was in 1960 – the year we moved to Richmond in January – and our last was in 1969 – the year I graduated from high school. The trip initially took two days, but as the Interstate system… Read More

No, this isn’t one of my usual travelogue posts – not that I’ve actually *written* any “usual travelogue posts” (or any other posts, for that matter) lately… Instead, this is about the current resident of the White House, and something I decided to do. Warning: If you are just fine with the 45th President, you might not like the rest of this post. If you read it anyway, you can’t say I… Read More

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The Peripatetic Traveler

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because the world is too interesting to stay home


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