All Across America

All Across America

... December 1: I flew home. Day 1, Friday, December 13: I flew to Westchester, and Dom picked me up. Day 2, saturday, December 14: We were in Stamford. Day 3, sunday, December 15: We drove to Dom's Christmas 57 All Across America.

Author: Karen S. Yezzi

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781483608303

Category: Travel

Page: 243

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Categories: Travel

Homeless Across America

Homeless Across America

Amanda stayed at my house that Christmas eve as we wanted the kids to have us both there on Christmas morning. The day would be hard enough for them with her leaving that evening. Had Amanda not been leaving like she was I would have ...

Author: Kevin Lake

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9780595503971

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 256

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"Homeless Across America" is the story of a man who went from being a successful stock broker and family man to being a homeless vagabond, traveling around the country and living out of the back of his truck. Lake's journey took him to the homes of some of our greatest Presidents such as George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and Harry Truman. He walked the fields of several decisive battles that occurred on our nation's soil such as the Battle of New Orleans and the fight at the Alamo. He traveled much of the very coarse that the Lewis and Clark expedition had traveled more than two hundred years ago while mapping out our nation. Lake's travels and the experiences they provided for him played a bigger part in his personal life as well. They helped him overcome many of the negative feelings he had about his own personal circumstances by causing him to realize that practically anyone who had ever lived as opposed to simply exist had gone through some sort of turmoil in their past but had made it through to go on to see brighter days.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

27 Days Across America

27 Days Across America

To us, that's what Christmas is all about, family and the friends that we see as family. So the spirit of Christmas, which is what Santa is, stays with us in our traditions and family time, so from this standpoint Santa is real.

Author: Christopher Kammel

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781453507063

Category: Travel

Page: 181

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Follow Christopher Kammel, his wife Karie O’Donnell, and children Gabriel and Lusius for nine thousand miles across the United States. Along the way they visit more than ten National Parks, National Monuments and countless National Forests as they crisscross their way through the wild west. It is an epic family road trip that lasts twenty-seven days during which they travel with no itinerary, making decisions on the fly, finding adventure and beauty around every turn. Join them and learn interesting facts about this country and this amazing land we live in. To enhance your experience log on to www.27dayz.com and view pictures and video clips of their amazing adventure.
Categories: Travel

Across America

Across America

See also Christmas; Independence Day; New Year's Day celestial navigation 21 Celilo Falls. See Great Falls of the Columbia River Charbonneau, Jean-Baptiste. See Pomp Charbonneau, Toussaint boat-handling mishaps 80–82 and Cameahwait 108 ...

Author: Maurice Isserman

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 9781438101798

Category: Discoveries in geography

Page: 180

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In 2003, Americans began celebrating the bicentennial of the Lewis and Clark expedition (1803-1806), a journey of discovery that proved a seminal moment in the history of the exploration of the North American continent.
Categories: Discoveries in geography

Gardens Across America East of the Mississippi

Gardens Across America  East of the Mississippi

... 1pm-5pm, April to December, Wednesday to Saturday, IOam-Spm, Sunday, 1pm-5pm Closed: New Year's Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day Facilities: Architecture (Federal-style residence, 1792),- Garden (period, ...

Author: Thomas S. Spencer

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781589791022

Category: Gardening

Page: 460

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A comprehensive guide to American public gardens and arboreta, this two volume series provides a state-by-state listing of nearly 2,000 gardens accessible to the public. Each entry provides a general overview of the garden and/or arboretum, hours of operation, admission fees (if any), directions, and a list of special collections and activities.
Categories: Gardening

Across America and Back

Across America and Back

1870, the government declared Christmas a public holiday, part of the post–Civil War policy of creating a national culture with national holidays. But after that Christmas in Santa Barbara, the Rices mentioned nothing other than ...

Author: Mary Ann Hooper

Publisher: University of Nevada Press

ISBN: 9781943859672

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 224

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After unearthing her great-grandparents’ diaries, Mary Ann Hooper set out on a journey to retrace their 1871 trip across the United States on the newly-opened Transcontinental Railroad—via Chicago, just destroyed by the Great Fire, then across the Great Plains and Rocky Mountains to the Golden City of San Francisco. Filled with rich details of time, place, and culture, Mary Ann’s thoughtful and compelling narrative is both a re-creation of a family journey and a thoughtful account of how the American West has changed over the last 150 years. Using the common thread of the same train trip across the American landscape, she weaves together the two stories—her great grandparents, Charles and Fannie Crosby’s leisurely Victorian tourist trip described in both their diaries—and her own trip. Mary Ann’s adventurous and determined voice fills the pages with entertaining encounters on the train, escapades on her folding bike, and her reflections on her birth country and her own life story. During her journey, she discovers the stories of her 1950s childhood reflect a “Wild West” at odds with the West her great-grandparents record in their diaries, leading her to uncover more of the real and meatier history of the American West—going through conquest, rapid settlement, and economic development. As Mary Ann fulfills her quest to understand better why glorified myths were created to describe the Wild West of her childhood, and reflects on the pitfalls of what “progress” is doing to the environment, she is left with a much bigger question: Can we transform our way of doing things quickly enough to stop our much-loved West becoming an uninhabitable desert?
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

Ebony

Ebony

In years past, we have brought to our stores the Christmas mood of many great nations across the earth . . . their costumes and customs, and beautiful fruits of their labor. But only in America does the hope for Peace on Earth burn so ...

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EBONY is the flagship magazine of Johnson Publishing. Founded in 1945 by John H. Johnson, it still maintains the highest global circulation of any African American-focused magazine.
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Across America

Across America

Christmas and the New Year brought happier diversions. On Christmas Eve, Lewis and Clark distributed flour, dried apples, and pepper. These were rare treats. New Year's Day brought another round of celebrations. The captains ordered the ...

Author: Facts On File, Incorporated

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 9781438128818

Category: Culture

Page: 128

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In 1803, President Thomas Jefferson commissioned the Corps of Discovery as a scientific expedition to explore the newly acquired Louisiana Purchase.
Categories: Culture

Scouting

Scouting

For December, here are some more sparkling features for your boys: CHRISTMAS ACROSS AMERICA – Whether Christmas is celebrated by Scouts in snowy New England, Appalachia or the deserts of the southwest, three fine photrographers show the ...

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Published by the Boy Scouts of America for all BSA registered adult volunteers and professionals, Scouting magazine offers editorial content that is a mixture of information, instruction, and inspiration, designed to strengthen readers' abilities to better perform their leadership roles in Scouting and also to assist them as parents in strengthening families.
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A Bike Across America

A Bike Across America

Brick's wife Maggie (the Cat), was played by Elizabeth Taylor. That was a classic. But Ives is best known perhaps for Christmas music like “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” and “Have a Holly Jolly Christmas.” He narrated the classic ...

Author: Steve Ritter

Publisher: Archway Publishing

ISBN: 9781480808829

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Page: 140

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As a midlife challenge, author Steve Ritter decided to leave the comforts of home and the daily routine of his office and set out on an epic journey to bicycle across the United States. Ritter wanted to rediscover his rural roots, explore nature, immerse himself in the rich history of his country, and find out if he still had the endurance of his youth. He wanted to see what other people did every day as he sat at his desk. In A Bike across America, he narrates the story of his thirty-five day, 3,461-mile journey that began April 27, 2013, in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and ended in Newport, Oregon. This travelogue shares Ritter's thoughts, expectations, and surprises--battling the weather, equipment failures, and his doubts and fears, and being assisted by kind-hearted strangers. With some history and geography included, Ritter tells how this cross-country ride changed his life. Frank and honest, A Bike across America recounts Ritter's ultimate road trip--one that taught this fifty-year-old empty nester that through perseverance and determination, it could be done.
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