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Margaret Cliff Grove 1905-1990
My paternal grandmother, Margaret Cliff Grove, was born on April 29, 1905, in Durham, Ontario Canada.  Her father, John Alfred Cliff, held management positions with the Portland Cement Company which for a time had her and her mother and two sisters accompan...
Margaret Cliff Grove 1905-1990
Margaret Cliff Grove 1905-1990
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Day Twenty-Seven, May 19, 2015
Final Day, May 19, 2015 Bill, Melanie, Tom, John Tom & Meg We have done it.  The car was returned with 7,140 miles on it.  Our final day was spent visiting with friends, Melanie and Bill Bickley, who hosted us in CA.  What great hosts feeding us, entertaini...
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Day Twenty-Six, May 17, 2015
Hollywood...Los Angeles 6,930 Miles in 26 days form Boston May 18, 2015 It was with great fan fare we crossed into our 28th and final state, California, on May 17.  Admittedly most of the fanfare we generated ourselves.  Nevertheless, it was an accomplishme...
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Day Twenty-Four, Twenty-Five, May 15 & 16, 2015
LAS VEGAS What can be said about Vegas that has not already been said.  My first visit to Las Vegas was in the summer of 1959 on a family vacation.  Since then I have visited twice and the last time was 22 years ago.  It has changed since then.   The best t...
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Day Twenty-Three May 14, 2015
Sedona to Zion National Park(Springdale, UT) Just when you think you have seen the most spectacular scenery America has to offer you get thrust into a landscape that is beyond your expectations.  The route from Sedona, AZ to Zion National Park takes you ove...
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Day Twenty-Two, May 13, 2015
Grand Canyon to Sedona, AZ........ It's a short drive to Sedona from the Grand Canyon which gets very scenic from Flagstaff in into  Sedona.  This time Tom drove the hairpin turns and sheer drop offs.  I constantly had to remind him not to drive 10 mph sinc...
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Day Twenty-One, May 12, 2015
Durango, Co to Page, AZ (acrophobia) Please note Tom is afraid of heights.  I mean, I knew this but I did not understand how this fear manifests itself.  I did not realize that those affected by acrophobia are NUTS!!!  As we climbed Mesa Verde, CO Tom was i...
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Day Twenty, May 10, 2015
Santa Fe to Durango..... The road north from Santa Fe traverses some spectacular unpublicized scenery through some sad towns.  Off the highway was Echo Amphitheater which offered us a chance to shout, clap, sing and hear our echoes.  Other tourists left soo...
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Day 19, May 9, 2015
Amarillo to Santa Fe... Overnight in Amarillo we had severe thunderstorms, with hail around us but nothing except hard rain in Amarillo.  We headed west on I-40 and honestly there is not a lot to see or do on this stretch of highway.  Original Route 66 para...
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