Our Journey So Far

Our Journey So Far

If you missed it yesterday afternoon, check out Lisa’s itinerary of what we’ve done and where we’ve been so far. It’s right up there, in the nav at the top, Track Our Journey. It’s been a bear because of all the false-starts and the every-growing …

Plans Are Falling Together

Plans Are Falling Together

Lots of plans fall apart. We’ve tweaked our mindset a bit. Now our plans fall together. And they’re falling together nicely. We’ve shortened our planning horizon. Next week will happen next week – what should we be doing now? Driving across Ohio is out. Which …

Radical Changes in Plans — Or Should We Say, “Plans?”

Radical Changes in Plans — Or Should We Say, “Plans?”

Originally, we had planned to head back to Maine after our last few family events in Wisconsin. That would be one more trip across the mid-Atlantic states, for the third time in the last few months. But yesterday, as we began day two of the …

Week Two Flew Too

Week Two Flew Too

In a couple days, we’ll have been on our longest vacation together … ever.  We’ll see how it feels.  It’s been a whirl-wind couple weeks, and it hasn’t FELT like a long vacation yet, but now that we’ve given up on driving across Ohio again, …

Dear Ohio, It’s Not You, It’s Us (OK, It’s a Little Bit You)

Dear Ohio, It’s Not You, It’s Us (OK, It’s a Little Bit You)

Look, you’re a great state.  Everybody knows that.  You have three cities that start with the same letter — C — that’s amazing.  And it confuses everybody.  Cleveland rocks, Cincinnati has chili (with cinnamon, another C!), and Columbus … well Columbus has a Honda campus on the edge …

Lake Geneva, WI to Cleveland, OH; Cleveland, OH to Cleveland, NY

Lake Geneva, WI to Cleveland, OH; Cleveland, OH to Cleveland, NY

Yesterday was our first big-miles day (420 miles, Rocky kicked ass).  We don’t want to do too many of these, but we’ll have a bunch over the next couple weeks as we crisscross between New York and Wisconsin.  It was odd passing through Chicago, but it …

October Plans: It Begins With a WI-NY-WI-ME Zig-Zag

October Plans: It Begins With a WI-NY-WI-ME Zig-Zag

We leave October 1st.  We can’t wait.  First we say goodbye to Chicago and head to Wisconsin for the weekend to see our nephew.  Then it’s off to Binghamton, New York for Lisa’s brother’s wedding.  Then back to Wisconsin for my cousin’s wedding.  It’s a …