Road Trippin Bitter Friday Giftures

The road trip movie is a standard Hollywood movie right of passage. Besides a couple of exceptions, (Vacation, Tommy Boy, Dumb and Dumber) they are pretty formulaic and kind of an excuse for terrible and absurd things to happen. Then at the end of the horrific trip, the participants are supposed to have learned something … Continue reading Road Trippin Bitter Friday Giftures

Journey Friday Giftures

  Lately, I've been taking a lot of journeys. I went on a 10 state 2000+ journey across the southern United States. This week I've been trying to walk 50 K total for Pokemon Go. And then there is the bitter discovery of trying to know what I want to do in my life at … Continue reading Journey Friday Giftures

Bitter Road Trip Friday Giftures

  There is something about driving across the country in a 26 foot Uhaul trailer that makes you understand why truckers only like to stop at truck stops and not little gas stations. When your trailer doesn't turn on a dime like your car, you kind of have to rethink how to drive things. Also, … Continue reading Bitter Road Trip Friday Giftures

Road Trip Music Bitterness

  Back in March, when I was finally granted one actual week of vacation out of my 4 possible weeks, it just so happened that it was on the same week as my kids Spring Break from school and the week after my parents were just coming home from Mongolia to their home base of … Continue reading Road Trip Music Bitterness