Monthly Archives: August 2013

Tsunami on the Mississippi River? Roadtripping with a Raindrop Moment #9

I slept like the dead after my first jam-packed day in Memphis and I’m coming back to life slowly. The city below my hotel room window is still fast asleep, but I have an early date with the River and … Continue reading

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Sauerkraut and Innocence: Roadtripping with a Raindrop Moment #8

There’s something exhilarating about BIG skies – when I can stand in one place and see it from horizon to horizon, I think I can imagine how that hawk feels soaring above these Iowa cornfields. This morning’s sky is filled … Continue reading

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High in St. Louis: Roadtripping with a Raindrop Moment #7

“Well, which one, dammit!?” I snarl at the GPS when it tells me to take the left exit and the traffic demands a quick and irrevocable decision. (Yep – on a long, solo road trip it is perfectly normal to … Continue reading

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