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Kicking off My Summer Vacay

This summer MINI USA is sponsoring another MINI Takes the States and I have been looking forward to it for two years! My friend Cynthia Womble and her son Robert met me in Chicago so we could rally together towards … Continue reading

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Motoring on the Charlotte Motor Speedway

When I woke up it was still early and very, very dark. I grabbed my stuff and stumbled out to the car and discovered I’d lost a wink smiley cover and the light it was covering! The other light was … Continue reading

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Driving on Racetracks is Cool

I got up very early. I think I was too excited to sleep! There were other MINIs in the parking loading up but since I’d already loaded most of my gear, I was the first one out of the lot. … Continue reading

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Let the Fun Begin!

This year my summer vacation will start in Atlanta when I meet up with over 1,500 of my favorite people and their awesome cars! Mini Takes the States starts on July 9, but I’m already on my way. It’s a … Continue reading

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Goodbye Happy Time, I Sure Will Miss You

Our final day in Punta Cana filled me with sadness. I sat on the patio to finish up a bit of work and soak up the final few hoursĀ of tropical heaven. Jenni, Hudson and I met for a delicious breakfast … Continue reading

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Don’t Believe A Word

My final day in Ireland began with a delicious breakfast at a cafe called Rhubarb before I checked out of the Conrad. I stored my bags and set out for a final day of adventure. I had hoped to meet … Continue reading

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Where The Streets Have No Name

Today marked the end of my road trip. I returned the plucky little Ka that carried me so far. 1,614 kilometers altogether. I made the drive from Belfast to Dublin in record time, turned in my car and caught the … Continue reading

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There Are No Strangers Here…

Hello friends! My trip around Ireland has nearly come full circle, but I managed to squeeze in a bit more adventure first! I decided to take a scenic route to Belfast and drove up through Sligo towards Ballyshannon. That route … Continue reading

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Getting Schooled in Sligo

Sligo, Ireland is a veritable treasure trove of super smart tour guides. Today’s journey was perfectly timed to take advantage of their astounding stories. I got an early start but it came to a screeching halt when I nearly drove … Continue reading

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Inconceivable

The Cliffs of Moher were first on tap today. It was hard to get an early start after dancing most of the night with Ian and Mick at the Fire in Cairo concert. Fire in Cairo is the Cure tribute … Continue reading

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