Tag: NJ Turnpike

Travel precaution for MDW

As you prepare for your Memorial Day weekend travels, here’s an important caveat: grammatically incorrect t-shirts abound at NJ rest stops. I found this one at the Grover Cleveland rest area on the Turnpike three years ago. Can anyone explain to me what the text on this shirt actually means? I didn’t think so.

A New Jersey poet

(National Poetry Month, Day 25) I’m slightly embarrassed to admit that when I hear “Joyce Kilmer,” the first thing that comes to mind is the Joyce Kilmer Service Area on the NJ Turnpike—because at this stop is the closest Roy Rogers to my home! However, Joyce Kilmer was famous in the first place for other reasons—perhaps most notably for his poem “Trees.” It’s short … Read More A New Jersey poet