Poor Men Wanna Be Rich, Rich Men Wanna Be Kings

Last summer, during my road trip back east, I drove through the Badlands of South Dakota. Traversing the winding road past majestic, red-striped ancient rock formations, I cranked up the music really loudly, rocking out to the one song that made sense at that moment: “Badlands” by Bruce Springsteen. Because I’m both a literalist, andContinue reading “Poor Men Wanna Be Rich, Rich Men Wanna Be Kings”

Getting My Griswold On – Day 11: Sidney, NE

Miles traveled today: 607.9 Total miles traveled: 4335.1 Missed the Bullet Hole. Damn. I have to give props to the Super 8 in Cameron, MO: nicest motel on this trip so far. The king-sized bed was plush, the air-conditioning icy cold and refreshing, the wireless internet worked without a hiccup, and the coffee was superb.Continue reading “Getting My Griswold On – Day 11: Sidney, NE”