I went to Omaha with as clean a slate as one probably could. I knew virtually nothing about the state aside from the fact that the Cornhuskers are also in the Big Ten with my Buckeyes. And, well, that was pretty much it. Granted I still don’t know much more, but I am happy to report I enjoyed my time there and left feeling like there were still … Continue reading Oh my, Omaha!
This post picks up at the end of my trip on the Empire Builder. Sunday Once I left King Street Station I had about 6 hours to kill before the rest of my eclectic party: Faye, her husband Kirk, their almost 2 year old son, and Kirk’s brother Toby got into town. Normally, I’d have no problem killing time but I was hindered by my … Continue reading Quite nearly sleepless in Seattle
Friday 2.24.17 On the way to Austin.I had a tough time pulling myself out of bed this morning at 5AM. I typically don’t sleep too well before a trip, especially one that starts early. I wake every few hours afraid that the 3 or 4 alarms I’ve set won’t go off and I’ll miss my flight à la Olympic runner Jean Paul in Seinfeld. No … Continue reading Austin
The first weekend in October, I drove to West Hartford, Connecticut to visit my former college roommate Faye. She and her husband relocated there about six months ago for work and we had a good laugh about it. If you knew Faye, you’d know why. She’s self-admittedly the least likely person to wind up living in Connecticut and we’re mildly surprised that she hasn’t already been … Continue reading New York (Part 1)
I love traveling with Faye because we are so similar. There are things we want to see, but then New York is so full of things to see there is almost no point in having an agenda. We had anywhere from 30 – 45 minutes before we would collapse from the need to have a beer, so we decided to just start walking and see … Continue reading New York (Part 2)