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  1. #1
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    NYT Reporter's Cross-Country Ride

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    Much of this is quite eloquent, I thought. http://travel.nytimes.com/2011/10/23...general&src=me
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    I agree -- it's very well-written and worth reading.

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    I'll have to read this tonight. Looking at the info-graphic, it looks like he took the ferry across Lake MI from my home town
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    Very nice! I appreciate what he has to say as someone of the same age testing her limits with the acknowledgement that I am no longer young.
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    Wonderful travel essay! Thank you for sharing it.

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    wow! thanks for sharing. i'm going to read part of it to my DH when he wakes up.
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