Monthly Archives: February 2012

Everything Takes Longer in Texas

Texas is a big state. We'll have been in it since... Oh, it feels like forever. I think we got to Dallas on the 16th. For those of you keeping score at home, that's 15 days in total by the time ...

A Glitch in the Time Zones

We've been gone just over a month now and I'm already home sick. No really, I am. Remember that movie, Home Alone? I'm like the indie remake of that movie that actually shows how kids feel when their parents have ...

Drive friendly, the Texas way!

Ah... the first sign we saw was a Welcome to Texas billboard, sporting a quip about driving nicely. Ha. If our experience has showed us anything, it is not really that driving friendly is the Texas way. Not letting others merge, failing ...

An Accidental Home Away From Home

To be perfectly honest, I really wasn't looking forward to Oklahoma. "I guess we can swing through there first, if it makes more sense," I remember saying to Rachel only a week and a half ago. In my defense, unless you're intimately ...

There’s No Place Like Kansas

Although I can’t say Kansas has the best scenery of the states, we did see a lot of cows. Not that cows are especially exotic or anything, but we’re playing a cow counting game and let me be the first ...

The Sharing Story

Sharing sucks. There, I said it. Sharing is not my favorite. Sharing sometimes sucks. I'm not one to deny access to my bicycle or refuse to share my desserts, but I do need my personal space. And if you wrinkle my newly ...

When Fright Meets Flight

Private conversation with Oklahoma: "Listen, it's not you or anything...I just...I know we're in Oklahoma now and all, but I'd really like to write about Colorado some more. Yeah." Colorado Snow The second half of our Colorado journey was spent in a ...

Extra-Large Checkers

Oh, Loveland. The land of love. A lovely land. Landing in the midst of love.  This is a little post on our short stay in the town of Loveland...and just in time for Valentine's Day! (Although I am disappointed to say ...

1,400 Miles from Home

Life is crazy. Here I am, sitting at a Starbucks in Kansas, miles away from home on the biggest adventure of my life. And then the delivery guy shows up and starts stacking up all these boxes around me for the ...

5 Pointers on Sleep & Sleeplessness While Traveling

I just woke up from what was likely about 12 hours of sleep. That was after a 2 hour nap earlier in the day.   Why? Oh, probably just because I'd gotten maybe 1 hour of sleep strung together the night before. All ...