Dan and Mary

New Hampshire Road Trip

Summer 2004

Sun 20  |  Mon 21  |  Tue 22  |  Wed 23  |  Thu 24  |  Fri 25  |  Sat 26  |  Sun 27  |  Mon 28  |  Tue 29  |  Wed 30  |  Thu 1

Dan's July travel took him to New Hampshire for an MIT CSAIL annual retreat. It's a family event, so we made a road trip of it. In 12 days, we covered 15 states (and provinces):

  1. Kansas
  2. Missouri
  3. Indiana
  4. Ohio
  5. Pennsylvania
  6. New Jersey
  7. New York
  8. Connecticut
  9. Massachusetts
  10. Vermont
  11. New Hampshire
  12. Quebec
  13. Ontario
  14. Michigan
  15. Illinois

Sunday, 20 June: to St. Louis

We started out on Sunday afternoon. Dan's sister Jeanne and her family in St. Louis hosted us that night. Their kitchen remodelling project looks great, even though it's not quite finished. Dan played hot-box with the cousins and had a blast flinging Justing around in the pool. No pictures from that stop; bummer.

Monday, 21 June: St. Louis to Brookville, PA

This was day 1 of a 2 day journey to NY. We started in Kansas, drove accross Missouri, Illinois, a bit of Indiana and all of Ohio, and stopped at the Gold Eagle Inn in Brookville, PA.

Kyle plays gameboy
Kyle plays gameboy
mind control engaged
mind control engaged

Tuesday, 22 June: arriving in NY

We left Pennsylvania, drove accross New Jersey and arrived in New York Tuesday afternoon.

Deleware River
Deleware River
Tappanzee Bridge
Tappanzee Bridge

Deb made us dinner that night.

dinner with the Fields
dinner with the Fields
Mary and Deb
Mary and Deb
dinner with the Fields
dinner with the Fields

Wednesday 23 June: the City and the pool

On Wednesday, Deb and Mary hit the city.

Deb in NYC
Deb in NYC
Mary in NYC
Mary in NYC
Deb in NYC
Deb in NYC

Meanwhile, Dan and Storm took the cousins to the pool club. Then we came back to the house and played with the rabbit and the big ball.

Cousins
Cousins
Brennan and Willa reading
Brennan and Willa reading
at the Fields
at the Fields
Dan and Mary
Dan and Mary
Justin and the rabbi
Justin and the rabbi
Kyle and the ball
Kyle and the ball
Justin and the ball
Justin and the ball
playing with the rabbit
playing with the rabbit
Brennan
Brennan
Annie
Annie
petting the rabbit
petting the rabbit
Books!
Books!

Priceline Rocks!

Priceline is one of those things that seems too good to be true, to me, but Mary suggested we try to get a deal on a NY hotel that way. It worked! We paid well under half the list price for a room at the Springhill Suites by Marriott Tarrytown).

As we were pulling off the highway and looking for the hotel, I realized that we had completely trusted The Web: we didn't even call to confirm that the hotel existed. But it was right there where the yahoo maps driving directions said it would be.

Boys in the Hotel
Boys in the Hotel

Thursday, 24 June: to the Cabin

After a couple parting photos, we headed for the Cabin in Massachusetts, driving thru a bit of Connecticut and Vermont on the way.

Dan and Storm
Dan and Storm
Mary and Deb
Mary and Deb
catching some Z's
catching some Z's

The Red Rooster is an essential stop along the way.

Justin
Justin
Justin
Justin
Justin
Justin
yum!
yum!
ice cream!
ice cream!
Brennan
Brennan
Brennan
Brennan
Kyle
Kyle
Kyle
Kyle
Mary and Dan
Mary and Dan
The Red Rooster
The Red Rooster
Dad and Kyle
Dad and Kyle

After some great burgers and shakes, we finished the drive to the cabin.

clock tower
clock tower
The Cabin
The Cabin
The Cabin
The Cabin
rock wall
rock wall
rock wall, flowers
rock wall, flowers

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Dan and Mary, July 2004
photos taken with an HP PhotoSmart