A Francisco Clause

The Tape Face show on Friday night turned out to be lots of fun. Well, fun in retrospect, because throughout the performance I was paranoid I was going to be yanked onstage and humiliated, like the poor fella who had to face off with the comedian in a light saber duel involving a limp tapeContinue reading “A Francisco Clause”

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An Ely Good Time

Earlier this summer, I embarked upon a road trip across the country. It was a fantastic journey, filled with sights and sounds and new experiences, and it changed my life. I didn’t think I’d ever be able to top it, let alone a mere two months later. But I did. My trip to Ely wasContinue reading “An Ely Good Time”

Empty Skies and Reflections

If all goes as planned – with technology, you never know – I will be on the road, headed home on the 10th anniversary of 9/11 when this post is published. I’ve had to do a little bit of pre-planning to ensure it happens. Gotta love the scheduled post feature! Here’s the deal: I haveContinue reading “Empty Skies and Reflections”

Surreal Moments in White Pine County

Yesterday I experienced one of the most surreal moments of my life. A few minutes past 7:00, just as the sun was sinking behind the Nevada mountains, I pulled up to the curb outside Tara’s house. She was there to greet me, and we hugged each other tight and kissed hello. You have to understand,Continue reading “Surreal Moments in White Pine County”

Getting My Griswold On – Day 13: Boise, ID

Miles traveled today: 346.0 Total miles traveled: 5236.0 I Was Expecting Trees I wasn’t in any particular hurry to leave Ogden this morning. Not because I was in love with the Utah town, pretty though it may be, but I knew I only had about a 4.5-hour drive to Boise and if I left tooContinue reading “Getting My Griswold On – Day 13: Boise, ID”