Results tagged with 'road trip'
Published March 21, 2013
About a month ago a friend asked me to come down and visit her in Austin for South by Southwest. At first I thought she was crazy, but decided it was a brilliant idea. Of course, being so close to the actual event, I couldn't find tickets for less than $700.
Published March 15, 2013
This didn't go exactly as planned. Yes, I'm speeding through the Arizona desert in a humungous white Chevy Suburban, while my friend from college, Paul, handles the driving for now. If we don't encounter any setbacks, we should arrive at Maryvale Baseball Park just in time for first pitch.
Published Dec. 26, 2011
To some, it might be hard to justify driving 400 miles in 24 hours, to take a one-day road trip to a sleepy Up North town in the dead of winter. To me, it's just what I needed, and after my quick trip to our very modest (read: cheap) cabin in the Town of Wausaukee, an hour due north of Green Bay, I'm ready to do it again tomorrow.
Published Nov. 9, 2011
For every reoccurring road trip in my life, I tend to play a certain soundtrack. It's because I'm a creature of habit, of course, but the cool part is that whenever I hear one of the songs somewhere else, my mind wanders to its happy place.
Published June 9, 2011
While planning next week's trip Up North, I started wondering just how much of Wisconsin I've seen over these last 37 years. So, I downloaded a map and started drawing on it, including the route I have planned for next week.
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Ah, the road trip...a time where you're stuck in a car with a loved one or friend (or a bitter rival, if you are incredibly unfortunate) with hopes of laughs and a grand adventure but, by the time you hit your final mile and reach your destination, you're ready to murder each other in the most vi...
I never went to Panama City for spring break as an undergraduate. I was in college too many years and yet, still never participated in that ritual until graduate school. Once started, however, I became insatiable. A best friend and I have adventured all over the country, but our most memor...
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