The Evolved Road Trip: 7 Steps to Take

About two weeks ago, I decided that it was about time I start planning and getting excited about a trip. My daughters and I went on an epic road trip a couple years back and MONTHS went into that planning. My atlas was on the nightstand all the way leading up to our departure and [...]

This One Night in California.

Last week, I left my little annex apartment in a South Californian valley town at dusk with a blanket and a hoodie, a flashlight and my iPhone. I hiked to a clearing in front of the garden and spread out to watch the end of the sunset. I had gone inside to prepare some dinner [...]

Amtrak Slogans

When the Amtrak station attendant announced that our train from Chicago to Saint Louis was delayed for "an undeterminable amount of time", my sister and I put our best thought forward and came up with the following slogans: 1. Amtrak: Testing people's patience for years 2. Amtrak: (sigh) Nevermind 3. Amtrak: It's easier with magnets [...]