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Accident Result of Traveling Too Fast

Resulted in Closure of Highway Ramp OLD SAYBROOK – A tractor trailer attempting to negotiate a sharp ramp failed to do so resulting in an accident tying up a major highway ramp for hours. According to Connecticut State Police Troop F, William R. Whitney, Jr., 46, of Ashvelot, N.H., drove the tractor trailer on the ramp connecting Route 9 southbound with Interstate 95 northbound on Dec. 28 at about 11:30 a.m. when the vehicle rolled onto its right side and collided into a metal beam guard rail. The vehicle’s airbag deployed upon impact. Ashvelot was cited by police for traveling…

The Broke Traveler Visits the SPAM Museum

Chronically Broke World Traveler, Eric J. Wynn, Visits the SPAM Museum, and Finds it Most Delicious! Well here I am, still the ever broke traveler wandering the country, and this week I found myself gravitating to the SPAM Museum. A totally free museum devoted to one of my mother’s favorite food groups, SPAM! I don’t think SPAM is technically a food group, however, my mother served it so often while I was growing up, I thought it was one of them. The SPAM Museum is located in Austin Minnesota, which is home to one of the two canning facilities for…

Travel: Review of the Bellino 21″ Leather Expandable Executive Roller

The Bellino 21″ Leather Expandable Executive Roller is a beautiful rich looking quality Napa cowhide leather wheeled carry-on bag. Designed with sleek lines and quality materials the unique bag is actually two bags in one. The Bellino 21″ Leather Expandable Executive Roller is made with a contemporary look that is ideal for a male or female traveler (www.ebags.com). Having the perfect size carry-on bag makes the difference in ones travel experience. With the increase in bag fees and decrease in bag weights, owning a bag such as the Bellino 21″ Leather Expandable Executive Roller is being a well prepared traveler.…

Air Travel Packing List for Mom and Baby

Diaper Bag Diapers Diaper changing mat Wipes One Sleeper Blanket Hat Socks 3 pairs of Breast Pads if nursing Baby carrier Camera Cell Phone Teething Medicine First Aid Kit Wallet Burp Rags Chap stick Rash Cream Travel Lysol Plastic Bags Booger Picker Hand Fan Carry On Set of Clothes for Mom 1 Pkg. of Diapers Hair ties/clips Brush/Comb Cell Charger Battery Charger 1 Pkg. of Wipes Night Light Medications Ziploc bags Camera Cord Suitcase toothbrush floss deodorant toothpaste baby wash make-up make-up remover perfume sweat shirt coat blankets baby positioner baby wash cloths Set of clothes for each day One…

Triathlon is an Expensive Hobby: The Cost of Triathlon Swimming, Cycling and Running

Many people choose running as their fitness hobby because it is relatively inexpensive. All it takes is a couple of pairs of shoes each year and some bargain running gear. Cycling as a recreational endeavour is also inexpensive. Anyone can pick up a used bike and head out on the road. Swimming alone is also a fairly cheap form of recreation. All you have to do is put on a suit and head to the local pool, or lake. It would only follow logically that if these three disciplines were combined into one sport, it would be an inexpensive one…

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