People: Allowing for a Glorious Commencement

wonderful part of any trip are the people. This has been true for any trip I have ever embarked on and I am sure that this will be the case throughout this adventure. The past few years I have grown accustomed to the hyper competitive…

Burlington, VT

The first day of our trip saw us sitting in the car for close to nine hours. We are hoping to limit our time in the car to shorter intervals of about 2 hours by quickly hopping from landmark to landmark, but I know there…

Oh hello there, nice to meet you…

It seems to be time for the remaining co-author of this blog to give his introductory blurb. Unlike Austin, I cannot say I ever thought that “I was invulnerable to the erosive effects of tedium on the human spirit.” As a child I spent most…

The Van aka Bucephalus

Every good adventurer needs a noble steed. We have a 2004 Honda Odyssey that I bought for $4900. The search for this particular stallion had a bit of a learning curve and went through multiple phases. At first I was set on the idea of…

Principles and Philosophies

I do not claim to be better than anyone else, nor do I claim to always make the right choices. If I have made these claims in the past, I officially and publicly recant them now. The most I, or any other human can do,…