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Road Trip Maps

What is a road trip with known destinations (and sometimes the actual roads and mileage) without a map?  It’s true that some fun adventures happen when you purposely don’t use a map, but this was not one of those trips.  … Continue reading

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Behind Schedule

My last two posts, In the Box #1 and In the Box #2 discussed how Dotty’s step-mom sent mail to Houston while Dotty, Edie, and Ev were still in Arizona, nearly one month behind schedule. I know some of you … Continue reading

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The Master’s Thesis: An Intro

In 2010, the rediscovery of a box containing Dorothy Guyott’s postcards and letters inspired a thesis on the road trip that she took with Edith and Evelyn Stohl in 1929.  Additionally, the cedar box consisted of one letter sent to … Continue reading

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A Journey Begins…

Happy New Year, everyone, and welcome to Three Months By Car! In 1929, three young women, ages 23 and 25, went on a three-months-long, tri-country road trip. In total they drove 12,353 miles. They autocamped, stayed in hotels, and occasionally … Continue reading

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