Tag Archives: road trip

Badlands 

We pulled the burgers off the grill just as it started raining. By the time everybody grabbed their plates and scrambled into the RV, it was pouring. The wind started rocking our little motorhome, and lightning was flashing in every … Continue reading

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The Greatest Outdoor Show On Earth 

We got our rodeo on at the Calgary Stampede today. The Stampede is essentially a big, urban, cowboy-themed fair, complete with amusement park rides, carnival games and farm animal barns. But the main event is really the rodeo, where world champion athletes … Continue reading

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Route Transcanadienne 

The Fry Family Quartet is 977 kilometers into our Canadian road trip en route to Nebraska. Day one took us through Hope and Salmon Arm as we skirted BC’s wildfires before setting up camp in Sicamous. Despite the smokey haze, … Continue reading

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The State of Fry Lodge

Two weeks ago, the moving truck arrived at Fry Lodge Lopez to pack and carry away all of our belongings – save what we could fit into a 24-foot RV for two months of life on the road. We’ve become … Continue reading

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Husker road trip weekend

I  got a hall pass this weekend to do a road trip with Brian, Paul and Jonathan to see the Huskers play Penn State in Beaver Stadium, the 2nd largest stadium in North America (and 3rd largest in the world). … Continue reading

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Mom as my copilot

This one goes out to Kristine, who not only planned this entire cross-country road trip, but has played the role of navigator, DJ, side-trip inspiration and backseat skirmish referee. Thank you for agreeing to this adventure, Kristine. And thank you … Continue reading

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Cedar Point

You would think that, after more than 2500 miles in a car, Henry and Ruby wouldn’t want to spend their entire day in car rides at Cedar Point. Old fashioned cars, race cars, bumper cars, monster trucks. Kristine and I … Continue reading

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