The Grandparent Road-trip Tour of 2014 concluded with a minimal amount of tears, angst, over-eating, and agitation, and an abundance of laughter, hugs, and love. Setting out last Saturday, we put an additional 1,900 miles on our car traveling from Florida to Arkansas, across the whole of Tennessee, and back to Florida - passing through … Continue reading Barn finds
If you've been following along, I spent most of last week on the road with my dad and step-mom, driving to Ohio (about 2,200 miles round-trip from Florida) to attend a family funeral. I thought I'd be able to get a few photos on the trip north, but only managed some snaps from the passenger … Continue reading Road trip: iPhone edition
Over 40 hours driving, three days, approximately 2,200 miles, through seven states - from The Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes - makes for a very monotonous road trip. Crazy-funny traveling companions, beautiful scenery and reuniting with distant family, make it worth the effort.
Early Saturday morning - as in, just after sunrise when we would typically leave if I was in charge of roadtrip itineraries - I left on a 10-hour drive. I'm headed to my dad's house in East Tennessee, then he and my step-mom, and I will get in their car (after sufficient sleep and a … Continue reading Road trip prep: iPhone edition
I was a little aimless this weekend. I needed to get out of the house, but never found my true north and ended up simply driving around instead of deciding on where to go for my photo hike. I did several 'pull over suddenly' photo opps though, yet fortunately didn't end up a traffic statistic. … Continue reading Weekend drive
I made my way down some back roads this weekend on my photo hike, trying to stay ahead of the rain. I came upon a rainbow and nearly caused an incident pulling over to get a shot of it. Just as I got in place to snapped the photo, a second, paler arc formed, trailing … Continue reading Rainbows and leprechauns