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Retro Road Trip Down Memory Lane

I’ve returned from Mass (and boy are my arms tired!) after having to omit nearly everything Retro Roadmap related from my agenda, but as one of the John Lennon said, ” Life is What Happens When You Make Other Plans” The weather was lousy for taking photos but good for

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Roadtrip Stop

Friday the 13 hit my roadtrip to Mass when I locked my keys in the trunk of my car at work! Luckily I had my RetroRoadHusband in shining armor come to my rescue, but the time wasted totally threw off my plans to Retro Road trip my way up and

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Massachusetts Bound – Retro Road Trip!

I’m looking forward to heading home to Massachusetts on the next 2 weekends coming up – and also checking out some places for Retro Roadmap along the way (as you can see below): ( the behind the scenes maps at Retro Roadmap headquarters) Do you ever make the drive from

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I’ve Been Everywhere, Man

Unlike Hank Snow or Johnny Cash, I haven’t been everywhere, man. But if I had been everywhere, the map might look a little bit like this: Retro Roadmap’s Official I’ve Been Everywhere Map Just a bit of silliness!

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Retro Roadmap Worthy – CNN.com Americana in Focus

Thanks to our pals over at RoadsideOnline I was able to watch the video about Bengie’s Drive In Movies – which is being featured on CNN.com’s Americana in Focus. My dear departed father in law Bob took a photo of Bengie’s marquee for me, so I alway think of him

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Weekend Preview

Gentle readers- I realized today that while I’m the champion of many things vintage and authentic, one of the things I am glad that has moved on from it’s past and continues to evolve is modern dental care! Having just spent 2 solid hours in “the chair” I am going

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Charlotte North Carolina Roadtrip!

Nothing could be finer than to be in Carolina in the moooorning! Except that we’re about an hour out in Virginia! Heading to Dude’s Drive in for breakfast with real Virginia Country ham – yum! Then we’re southbound to North Carolina, hopefully stopping in Mount Airy- the town that the

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Lancaster PA Retro Vintage Road Trip Fun!

I just had one of the best days of retro roadmap vintage fun today in Lancaster County PA and can’t wait to share it all with you! I will write up proper postings for each place but here’s a sneak peek of some of the retro fun I had in

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Mad Men Yourself in Real Life on Mad Men Mondays!

If any of you folks are fans of the show Mad Men, please join me in celebrating my latest invention– Mad Men Mondays! I watched the first episode of the season last week and when I was getting ready for work Monday morning I decided to pretend that I was

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Sad News Flash- Les Paul Dead at 94

“Somewhere there’s heaven, it’s where you are…” Just heard on the internets/Twitternet that Les Paul has died. So glad we got to see him earlier this year, it was a great show from the “Wizard of Waukesha”. He played many of our faves and really inspired us in the fact

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Retro Roadmap Birthday Purse!

Hello folks! I’m back and have plenty of useful and cool Retro Roadmap info to blog about, but before I get to ANY of that I wanted to share with you one of the absolute coolest birthday presents I got from my crafty pal CP. Check our the handmade one

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My Birthday, Retro Roadmap Style!

It happens to everyone and today it happens to me – it’s my birthday 🙂That doesn’t mean I won’t be working hard to bring interesting stories and content to Retro Roadmap, oh no! Here’s what I have up my vintage sleeve: The Algonquin Hotel– As posted earlier in the year,

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