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That Time We Slept in a Log Cabin…

By Heather Toner Another remembrance from our road trip this past summer… We had left the presidential birthplace landmarks of Andrew Jackson and James K. Polk.  We maneuvered up the North Carolina highway, doing our best to avoid rain and bad traffic.  I had no idea where we were bound, but out of the rainclouds…

Who is James Polk?

By Heather Toner Another presidential birthplace that had to be visited on our way through North Carolina…James K. Polk.  Who’s that?  Funny you should ask.  There was a museum on site to answer that very question! I should mention, that this place felt way out in the middle of nowhere.  Maybe that’s just the city…

Abes on Lincoln

By Heather Toner We visited Abes on Lincoln before dinner at The Olde Pink House. It had low ceilings, a great atmosphere, and is apparently a favorite watering hole for Savannah’s punk rockers and alternative liberals. We sat around the bar, sipping our ales and eves dropping to the locals and their complaints about living…

Sweet Savannah

By Heather Toner Anytime we said “Savannah” it had to be spoken with a long southern drawl on the end… Savannuhhhh! It was one of the rules of our road trip.  I loved Savannah. And not because of the gorgeous Spanish moss on all the trees. Or the beautiful squares lining the blocks.  Or the…