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Hundred Highways Tour #96 – #100: CA-87, CA-85, US-101, CA-156 & CA-1 to a Cliff Overlooking the Pacific

What better place to end the tour for Vagabond Song than on the same road where the book ends: the Pacific Coast Highway on the very farthest edge of that myth we call America? And what better audience than the … Continue reading

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Hundred Highways Tour #65, 66: US-23 & I-75 to Bayliss Library

Being from the lower peninsula of Michigan, the U.P. feels like having a mystical, ghost-like sibling. Yes, we’re related, but something magical and unknown is going on up there. We trolls can visit, we can make jokes about Yoopers, but … Continue reading

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Hundred Highways Tour #59 – 64: I-75, M-33, M-72, M-32, M-68 & M-27 to Purple Tree Books

We flew into Bay City, Michigan—my hometown, though barely recognizably so. All the empty shells of downtown buildings have been given new life with condos and boutiques and gourmet this-and-that’s. The long abandoned shipworks—gigantic, hulking structures with thousands of broken … Continue reading

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