Journal Entries

I try to do or make interesting things on a regular basis. Here are some words and photos about my exploits.

The Meltdown – Northern Arizona

Lindalee is having a meltdown in the middle of nowhere, she’s freaking out, she has the car keys, I’ve got no water or food. Help? Start: Grand Canyon, Arizona, end: Page, Arizona ...

Big Pine to Three Rivers, California

Also, these are going to get posted out of order, so bear with me. It may be several days between internet connections, and even more days between times that I have enough energy to write. ...

Death Valley to Bristlecone Pine Forest, California

What a day of extremes. We got up and out of the tent around 05:30 to drive over and catch the sunrise at Badwater, the lowest point in the Western Hemisphere at -282 feet below ...

Las Vegas, Nevada

Apparently I didn’t have much to write about today, mostly photos. I do know I was looking forward to the all-you-can-eat breakfast brunch at the Bellagio! ...

Zion National Park

Maybe someday I’ll dig out my journal and write something, but for now, photos. ...

Salt Lake City

Apparently didn’t have too much to write about, just photos. Looking back, I seem to remember being weirded out by a lot of things that were somehow foreign yet in my own country. ...

Hays to Moab, Utah

We hauled ass, managed to make it as far as the outskirts of Moab by the end of day two of driving. ...

Tipp City to Hays, Kansas

Lindalee was up at 06:00, woke me after her shower at around 06:30, sat down to breakfast (pumpkin pie – I love LL’s parents!) by 07:00, packed up and on the road by 07:57! We ...

Waverly to Tipp City, Ohio

Ok, so this isn’t exactly what I planned when I was leaving Amsterdam. According to the pipe dream at the time, I should be rotting in an Iranian jail by now. Instead I have hit ...

Waverly, Ohio, USA

Woke up this morning (was going to say “at 09:15, ha ha ha, I don’t have a job!” then realized it was Saturday so it’s more normal to oversleep) to this dream. Surely no psychological ...

Waverly, Ohio, USA

Just got through US Border Protection…in Ireland. Weird. Anyhow, the woman, after looking at my customs declaration form which lists where I’ve traveled, asked me “so where all have you been?” Naively thinking she’s making ...

Shannon, Ireland

Said goodbye to Kamila at the Cork bus station and caught the bus up to Shannon. There aren’t any good connections to get me there in time in the morning, so I’m taking a bus ...