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Road trip Stops

Road Trip – Flagpole Knob

So yeah, I had never been to Flagpole Knob in Virginia. Well, that was until last weekend, when after hearing so much about this “awesome” place to go wheel’n, I tossed a sandwich and drinks into the Tacoma and took a Sunday drive. To be honest, I was just looking for something to do on Sunday and wasn’t … Continue reading »

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Road Trip

  This article first appeared in the Carroll County Times on Sunday July 26, 2015.  Merriam-Webster simply defines Road Trip as a long trip in a car, truck, etc. A pretty simple definition for such a meaningful paired two words. After a weekend of exploring the lesser traveled dirt roads of Maryland, West Virginia and … Continue reading »

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I Can See The Washington Monument

Having lived on the edge of Washington DC for 2 years now, I have noticed one big thing – The Washington Monument. It cannot be missed. No matter where you go, the tall pointy stone object is in view. So, I got to thinking, what is the monument all about anyhow? After doing some reading … Continue reading »

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Breaking in the New Toyota Tacoma 4X4

The first time on the trail with the new Tacoma Driving a stock Tacoma has caused me to have to think about where I’m going out to play. Once the snows got deep up in the mountains, I had to think about getting the truck stuck and not having a winch to free myself. But spring … Continue reading »

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Niagara Falls

There is something special I enjoy about going to tourist locations during the off season.  My favorite time at the beach is in the winter.  Niagara Falls is a place that has been on my “want to go” list for a while. But I wanted to see Niagara Falls frozen or at least icy and … Continue reading »

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Weekend at Swallow Falls

HECK WITH THE CHORES, WE’RE GOING TO SWALLOW FALLS On Thursday night, I was preparing for a weekend at home catching up things. However, my travel partner had other plans. I was told to be packed and ready to leave Saturday morning. We were going  to Swallow Falls State Park in Garrett County, MD for … Continue reading »

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Roadtrip Side Stop – Luray Caverns

After a short day at the office on a Summer Friday afternoon, we headed west. Our destination was Garrett county in hopes to finalize the arrangements for the coming fall bear hunt. Augie’s Adventures will be offering a full service guided bear hunt in Garrett County this coming fall. More information will be forthcoming in … Continue reading »

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Thanksgiving Run to The Outer Banks, NC

Not all journeys are measured in miles traveled Augie’s Adventures The Great Dismal Swamp Thursday November 17, 2011 On Wednesday November 16, 2011 I packed my 95 Toyota Tacoma for a week on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.  I had rented a house on the Thanksgiving holiday for my mother and me.  At the time … Continue reading »

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