Letting the cow out of the bag.

I’ve been keeping a little secret, but it’s time to let the cow out of the bag. I was in Madison, Wisconsin again last week. Just me; Tara stayed home. I left on Saturday morning, driving to Sibley, Iowa, where I spent the night. It was a charming little town. Quintessential Midwest. I chose Sibley … Continue reading Letting the cow out of the bag.

Hanging Out with Charlie & Bob

Ten years ago, I had a sudden desire to move to Omaha, Nebraska. This was weird. I had never even been to Omaha at the time. I'd driven by, on the freeway, during my road trip a couple of weeks earlier. But for some reason I got it in my head that I wanted to … Continue reading Hanging Out with Charlie & Bob

Getting OUR Griswold On: Day 2 – Champaign, IL

Tara has a different traveling philosophy than I do. I am very much a let's get from Point A to Point B person. I plot out our route, calculate the mileage, add in a little cushion for the requisite stops (gas, food, rest areas), and figure out how long it will take us to arrive. … Continue reading Getting OUR Griswold On: Day 2 – Champaign, IL

Getting My Griswold On – Day 7: Bloomington, IL

Miles traveled today: 454.1 Total miles traveled: 2737.0 One Hail of a Storm Before I forget, here's video of the hailstorm that forced me to pull to the side of the interstate in Wall, SD on Sunday.   I'm telling you, it's amazing my windshield wasn't cracked. You can hear how hard it was coming … Continue reading Getting My Griswold On – Day 7: Bloomington, IL