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Yearly Archive for 2015

Day #3: NH, ME

After waking up on this fine Labor Day, we checked out of our hotel and headed into downtown Concord for breakfast: coffee and bagels. From there, we drove north to the Lakes Region on New Hampshire, which I understand is a popular destination for vacationers / weekend homes. We started our exploration in Laconia, a […]

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Day #2: CT, MA, VT, NH

We started our day with coffees and pastries from the hotel’s Starbucks before heading to the Wadsworth Atheneum for its opening at 10am.  The Wadsworth has an outstanding collection of works and represents a leading and innovative institution. Having visited there before and owning a good portion of their 1964 portfolio Ten Works by Ten […]

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Day #1: MA, RI, CT

A while ago, Libby and I figured out that we could get the 157×50 project done by age 40, but we’re horribly deficient in our state count. We’re now on a quest to do this and have three (maybe four) remaining trips to make it happen.  This weekend we’re visiting New England. All of it.  […]

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Day #17: London and Orlando

Our departure from the Kensington Marriott was uneventful and despite the Gatwick Express running a little less than express-like, we arrived at Gatwick with plenty of time to check-in, get Emerson “brunch” (since she’s skeptical of the airline food), and pick up some additional snacks for the transatlantic journey.  I’m writing this once again on […]

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Day #16: London

Woke up early, popped out to the Cafe Nero for a coffee and breakfast, and bought a phone charger at a local newsstand.  We then headed to the Natural History Museum for its opening (tip: use the queue free side entrance if the main lined up down the block). We managed to get in and […]

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