Road Trip 2011: Day 6 – historic Boston

After breakfast (again) this morning at the hotel buffet, we drove over to Woburn to see some old family places (my mother-in-law grew up in the area). Then went to downtown to the city of Boston. We had pre-purchased tickets online for the Old Town Trolley tours, so after parking the car we walked to …

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Road Trip 2011: Day 4 – driving to Boston

With our now familiar morning routine, we got up early, had breakfast at the hotel, and were on the road by 8:30am. About an hour later, after driving through Allentown (and playing the requisite Billy Joel song), we made a slight detour off the highway in Easton, PA to drive past the Crayola Factory. We …

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Road Trip 2011: Day 3 – driving to PA

With Starbucks in hand, we started driving out of Greenville around 8am this morning. In North Carolina we saw our first serious traffic of the trip, but luckily it was going the other direction. The line of stopped vehicles was miles long and had apparently been there a while since people were out of their …

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Road Trip 2011: Day 0 – on the road

It’s summer and school is out which means it’s time for the family vacation! The next 10 days will take us through 17 states as we road-trip to New England and back. It’ll a shorter trip mileage-wise than last year’s but one day longer. We won’t be back home until the Fourth of July.

WIJFR: The Girl Who Played with Fire

Mikael Blomkvist, crusading publisher of the magazine Millennium, has decided to run a story that will expose an extensive sex trafficking operation. On the eve of its publication, the two reporters responsible for the article are murdered, and the fingerprints found on the murder weapon belong to his friend, the troubled genius hacker Lisbeth Salander. …

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