Open Mouth, Insert Foot

You know how sometimes, occasionally, once in a blue moon, I have a tendency to stick my foot in my mouth and end up in an awkward situation? Oh, boy. A couple of days ago really took the cake. It started with a group text from a number I did not recognize. I assumed they’dContinue reading “Open Mouth, Insert Foot”

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Today’s Theme is Buffalo

Before our South Dakota trip, I had one goal: to see a buffalo up close. Also, to eat buffalo. That part was easy enough: I ended up having buffalo, in one form or another, for breakfast, lunch, and dinner today. Seeing a buffalo? That was a little trickier. It was looking like a bust three-quartersContinue reading “Today’s Theme is Buffalo”

Montana is Huge

After a long day of driving – emphasis on long, because holy shit, did you know that Montana is huge?! – we arrived in Rapid City a little before 9:00 this evening. We actually woke up at 3:45 in Post Falls, Idaho, and were on the road by 5:00 a.m. Barely spent any time inContinue reading “Montana is Huge”

Happy Bruce-iversary!

When I woke up this morning, I realized that exactly one year ago today, I met Bruce Springsteen. 365 days later, it still seems surreal. Happy Bruce-iversary to me! Sadly, everybody must have forgotten the magnitude of this date, because there was nary a “Happy Bossday” card to be found. But I remember, Bruce. ThoseContinue reading “Happy Bruce-iversary!”

Bloomington Because of Monday

Is planning a vacation seven years in advance overdoing it? I hope not, because I’ve already got my sights set on a future road trip. My destination? Bloomington, Indiana. April 8, 2024. If you’re wondering why Bloomington, it’s because of Monday. Not to sound overly dramatic, but that day turned out to be one ofContinue reading “Bloomington Because of Monday”

Asphalt Intrusion

I seem to have run out of things to say as of late. Ironic, considering words are my bread and butter. Literally. (Though nowadays, it’s whole wheat bread and nothing more than a schmear. Damn you, diabetes). But then I remembered today is Flashback Friday, and who says that only applies to photos? Memories areContinue reading “Asphalt Intrusion”