Home is Where the Hotel Is

The first thing my mom said to me when we got back home from vacation was, "When are you moving to Utah?" "We're not," I replied. "Why would you think that?" But I knew exactly why she said it. Whenever we go someplace new and have a good time there, we get the itch to … Continue reading Home is Where the Hotel Is

One Mile Closer to the Sun

There was a moment Tuesday afternoon when I thought I was going to die. I was standing on a platform 7434' in the sky, looking down at a distressingly thin pair of cables about to whisk me on a 60-mph, 1400-foot drop, wondering how I'd gotten myself into such a jam. Maybe I'm being a … Continue reading One Mile Closer to the Sun

Getting My Griswold On – Day 12: Ogden, UT

Miles traveled today: 554.9 Total miles traveled: 4890.0 We're Not In Kansas Anymore. Wait, We Never Were... If I had to pick a theme for this trip, it would be Crazy Weather. True, I had a four-day stretch where there was nothing but sunshine - but the other days more than made up for that. … Continue reading Getting My Griswold On – Day 12: Ogden, UT