Monday, August, 7, 2017 Waking up to a cold and hazy morning, discovering your bedding has a prison tag on it can be a concerning feeling. But the lock on the door is secure, so I slept in a little longer before waking up around 5AM. When you leave port your immediately on Alaska time, […]
Sunday, August 6, 2017 This morning, I realized, yesterday’s post was titled incorrectly. It felt like Day 1 because Bill and I were finally arriving at the Ferry. We have actually been on the road for 6 days. In reality, this trip has been in the making for over 7 years. It was a trip
The day is finally here! We are heading to the ferry in Bellingham, WA to hop on the Alaska Marine Highway System. I hope to provide more information and pictures soon, but the Kennicott ferry does not have many amenities or connectivity. We will be departing around 6 PM, following the check-in and loading process.
Update: Perspective on Route 66 We owe everyone an update. There is a lot of our trip, that has already happened, that I promise to share in more detail. Some great pictures and stories will be coming, just out of order. Obviously, the setbacks with the car have been tough. It has created massive delays,
“How in the world are we supposed to get our Kicks on Route 60? It, just doesn’t work!” These very could well have been what Bobby Troupe was shouting as he listened to the studio musicians, behind Nat King Cole, cranking out a standard 12-bar blues; as he tried to get the chorus of his
Contributed by: Mark Southerland I recently did the MS walk. My family spent a bunch of time raising money for the walk, so I felt sort of “obligated.” Honestly, it is not really my thing. On top of that, it was an “off” day, but not “off” enough for me to bag the walk; but
Contributed by: Mark Southerland 99 Problems Before we begin, let me start off by saying that I am NOT inspirational, a role model, exceptional or any other box used to characterize people. To quote the comedienne and cerebral palsy advocate, Maysoon Zayid, someone in a similar boat, “I have 99 problems and Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is
It was just a literal fact. It happened ~ Cheryl Strayed, Author of the book Wild Two years and one month ago today, On August 16, 2013, I completed a two-month adventure on the Trans-America Trail (TAT), a day after my 12th wedding anniversary. Yes, I have a very understanding wife. I have been on several
UPDATE on the TAT: So What Happened After the last Post? The Complete Journey is now available – Click here! Many folks asked what happened after the Luke Birthday post. The ride did continue and since most folks were following on Facebook and Twitter, things around here slacked. Additionally, the posts were all going up on RoadRUNNER Magazine
Well – day 2 has come to an end. Crossing into Nevada we have gained an hour which is always nice. We have arrived at one of my favorite places to bunk down, the Silver Jack Inn & LectroLux Cafe – decorated in the best vacume cleaners turned space ships that you will ever see.