Maryland fought for the Union during the Civil War so I never really think of it as a slave state, but slavery existed there for nearly 225 years.
I haven't spent much time in Philadelphia since leaving the area forever ago. I do not remember vegan cheesesteaks being on the menu in the 1990s.
My first vegan cheesesteak.
Sleepy Shih Tzu sleeping in Sacramento.
Boise has great nature. We spotted a great horned owl in the wild, not by the cliff holes below but farther along the trail. The owl was about two feet tall and fanning its wings, resting in a tree.
Old Idaho State Penitentiary was active until 1973. During its 101 years, the penitentiary experienced five major riots and 500 escaped prisoners, with nearly 100 of the escapees never caught.