Getting My Griswold On – Day 5: Badlands

Miles traveled today: 178.8 Total miles traveled: 1726.0 Flash. Crash. Repeat. Have I mentioned the crazy weather we’re having out here? For the third day in a row, I encountered thunderstorms. And not just any old thunderstorms – big, dangerous ones. With lots of lightning and thunder and – worst of all – hail. AsContinue reading “Getting My Griswold On – Day 5: Badlands”

You Can’t Take The Sky From Me

The weather around these parts lately has been – hmm, how to phrase this most optimistically? – less than stellar. Let’s start with March. We had measurable rain in Portland 29 out of 31 days. Even for the notoriously soggy Pacific Northwest, that’s a lot! It was also the 5th-wettest March on record, and theContinue reading “You Can’t Take The Sky From Me”