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WQED TV producer and PITTSBURGH Magazine back-page writer writes about his current work and assorted other things.

Entries Tagged as 'Blog Along The Lincoln Highway'

#10. Chasing Tour Busses Down The Dixie Highway

June 23rd, 2009 · 8 Comments

I finally got to South Bend and into my room at the Holiday Inn Downtown about 11:45 Tuesday night.  Before I left Pittsburgh, I had printed a copy of the LHA Conference Brochure off the internet, but it didn’t include times.  So I knew there was a bus tour to Indianapolis the next day, although […]

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#11. Young Chicken in Van Wert

June 22nd, 2009 · 111 Comments

I know I’ve not yet arrived at the Conference, and here’s yet another pre-conference “highlight.”  So what?  Most true travelers know that the journey is often better and more delicious than the destination. It’s almost 7 o’clock in the evening when I get to downtown Van Wert, Ohio. I was here last year with my […]

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#12. The Drive From Pittsburgh To South Bend

June 21st, 2009 · 2 Comments

Since the LHA conference is all about the highway, how you choose to get there is an important part of the fun.  I think everybody wants to drive, but as one woman from Utah told me at lunch in South Bend, “I wanted to drive but my kids wouldn’t let me.  So I thought I’d […]

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A Dozen Cool Things About the 2009 Lincoln Highway Conference in South Bend, Indiana:

June 21st, 2009 · 1 Comment

This past week, instead of sitting in the editing room at WQED, I got to go to South Bend, Indiana, for the 2009 Lincoln Highway Conference. This annual gathering of history-and-roadway-loving people from across the country is always held in a town along one or another of the various routes of the Lincoln Highway.  (There […]

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