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!
Atlanta happened completely last minute. A friend’s little sister who I’ve known my whole life was running in the ACC Track Championships and he was heading down to watch. Since he was driving I tagged along for company and so I could explore Atlanta, a city I’d driven through many times but never really thought of as a destination I wanted to explore. We arrived … Continue reading Quick trip to Atlanta
If you haven’t already, read this post which describes the near accident. 1. Do the thing that scares you right away before you can think about it. After continuing on, I stopped at the very next rest stop about 20 minutes up the highway. When I checked my messages, I had one from my mom asking me if I was sure I wanted to continue … Continue reading Five things I’m thinking after almost dying
I didn’t look down for more than a second. I am 98% positive I wasn’t actually on my phone. I think I knew I needed to check GPS momentarily and my gaze flicked down to the center console where my phone rested. I really, truly, wasn’t doing anything dumb or texting. A second is all it takes. I was going around a curve on a … Continue reading The closest call I’ve ever had
I spent last week in Cambridge, Ontario unexpectedly. One of my brothers and his wife and kids live there and some events going on made it an opportune time to visit. The drive from Columbus is only about 6 or 7 hours depending on the weather, traffic, and the border crossing. I had plenty of time to think on the drive up — mostly about the … Continue reading A week with family in Cambridge, Ontario