New federal money is funding improvements at 114 airports around the country
Briana DeSanctis waded into the Pacific Ocean at Point Reyes, California Sunday, marking the end of her two-year hike across the U.S., following the American Discovery Trail--and becoming the first woman to do it solo. Her journey started at the trail's eastern end at Cape Henlopen, Delaware, and included both of the alternate routes the trail splits into in the middle of the country. The route crosses 16 states on the way to Point Reyes. It's one of the longest recognized trails in the...
Samantha shares pictures of "The Fist." It is a sculpture in Detroit, Michigan dedicated to boxer Joe Louis.
The two airlines have been provisionally ordered to end their long-term joint venture
On their first trip to the city, Samantha and her husband took time to visit Rockefeller Center. It is amazing and exceptional when the skating rink is open.
The airlines will appeal the order blocking their merger, but JetBlue might be almost happy to be out of the deal
Samantha shares pictures of the Welcome to Iowa state sign from a Mid West road trip, on her quest to document all 50 states
Samantha and her husband have enjoyed many Colorado road trips while living in this colorful state. Here are a few of the ones they have enjoyed
Europe-based MSC is expanding to a fifth U.S. port
Samantha and her husband enjoyed their visit to Wahkeena Falls near Troutdale, Oregon. She shares some pictures on today's post.
Samantha and her husband had a wonderful time in the Stowe area in Vermont and having a beer at the Von Trapp Brewery and Restaurant.
After processing times that stretched out to six months and even beyond, the waiting time for a new or renewal U.S. passport is back to normal, according to the State Department, which quotes 6-8 weeks for a routine application. The long waits began in 2020 as passport offices were shut down by the pandemic and only limited service was available. By the time they re-opened to their full capacity, there was a huge backlog of applications and expirations, while staff was still in short supply.
Built in 1888, the Indiana State Capitol is an outstanding architectural beauty and is constructed of Indiana-sourced oak and limestone. Samantha shares some history and pictures from her visit.
Samantha and her husband spent a weekend in Colorado Springs and stumbled across Santa's Workshop near Pikes Peak. Here are a few pictures.
More federal rail money is announced, including $6 billion for high-speed rail