The view out my window when I awoke after a wonderful night’s sleep, with the sound of the Clark Fork River as the backdrop of my dreams, was more than I could have imagined. A lone osprey sat on the topmost branch of the tree directly across the river from our room. It was difficult … Continue reading An Unexpected Journey: Part 4 Missoula, MT to Olympia, Washington
I awoke early — around 5:30 and did some work before going down to the fake riverside restaurant for breakfast. I’d checked the route and saw that we had an easy day — only 6 hours drive and no planned stops. I did want to stop in Bozeman, having been there 26 years ago for … Continue reading An Unexpected Journey: Part 3 Sheridan, WY to Missoula MT
Our Holiday Inn Express was nothing to write home about — in fact, I don’t even remember what it looked like. It was good just to have a place to sleep after the long drive and an hour or so of working. We knew we had a long trip ahead of us with a couple … Continue reading An Unexpected Journey: Part 2 Sioux Falls, SD to Sheridan, WY
When we last left our intrepid traveler she was embarking on a journey from one coast to another. Wednesday morning she called from Illinois to tell me that her traveling companion had to go home on family business. She was heartbroken for an number of reasons. I asked if she wanted me to fly out … Continue reading An Unexpected Journey: Part 1 Maryland to Sioux Falls, SD
Recently on Facebook someone in a group about my hometown (Elgin, Illinois) posted a video I’d uploaded to YouTube that my grandfather filmed when Jack Kennedy stopped in Elgin on his campaign tour. The Facebook user credited me with the video and requested my friendship on Facebook. I checked out his FB page before accepting … Continue reading Time Travel Anyone?