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Our Joshua Tree Return

Achievement: #75. Stargaze Again in Joshua Tree

Last year’s trip to Joshua Tree left us with some mixed results, photography-wise — but this year, we had perfect conditions within which to document the trip. Please enjoy the sights and stargazing photos! Continue reading

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Eats & Sleeps On The GAP: Rockwood To Cumberland

Achievement: #75. Great Allegheny Passage Bike Trail

There’s more to the GAP Trail than just great scenery. Here’s what we enjoyed along the journey in terms of food lodging from Rockwood to Cumberland! Continue reading

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Eats & Sleeps On The GAP: Pittsburgh To Rockwood

Achievement: #75. Great Allegheny Passage Bike Trail

As foodies and travel-addicts, there was more to our GAP Trail bike journey than just putting in the miles on the bike every day. There are a lot of restaurants and bed & breakfasts and coffeeshops to be enjoyed all along the trail as well, so here are some highlights you can find on the first 1/3rd of the trip! Continue reading

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Riding The GAP: Rockwood To Cumberland

Achievement: #75. Great Allegheny Passage Bike Trail

Day 3 of the GAP Trail is your reward for making it through the first two days. Enjoy the sights, the scenery, and the downhill coast into Cumberland! Continue reading

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Riding The GAP: Connellsville To Rockwood

Achievement: #75. Great Allegheny Passage Bike Trail

Day 2 of the GAP Trail: all the rain, hills, and anger you could ever ask for, in a single 47-mile package! Continue reading

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Riding The GAP: Pittsburgh To Connellsville

Achievement: #75. Great Allegheny Passage Bike Trail

Come and follow us as we embark on our wildest achievement yet: a six-day, 334-mile bike ride from Pittsburgh to Washington, DC. Will we make it? Will DC even be open when we arrive? Only time will tell. For now, enjoy Leg One of our trek! Continue reading

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The Carnegie Library Readathon

Achievement: #75. Participate in the Carnegie Library Readathon

As writers, we are also both avid readers (although Michael is significantly faster than me and gets to claim he reads ‘more’ than I do), and we also both love our fantastic little Pittsburgh library system. The Carnegie Library has … Continue reading

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The Lombard Car Slalom

Achievement: #75. Lombard Street!

When we lived on the West Coast, we visited San Francisco pretty regularly, mostly because we hated Los Angeles so much and always wanted to escape north. However, in all the times we went, there was one truly-San Francisco thing … Continue reading

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