Gathland State Park, Maryland

We’ve all been feeling it right? The weather is getting warmer, and the walls are closing in on us. But, we have to protect ourselves and our loved ones by making smart decisions about when and where to go out. Armed with masks, gloves, hand sanitizer, a giant bottle of rubbing alcohol, and a desperateContinue reading “Gathland State Park, Maryland”

Thanksgiving On Eastern Shores

As much as I love to cook, the idea of having someone else prepare Thanksgiving dinner has become more and more appealing these past few years. My mom and I reprised our trip from the previous Thanksgiving (if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it) and headed out to Rehoboth Beach, DE, early Thursday morning.  OnContinue reading “Thanksgiving On Eastern Shores”

Pausing for Cunningham Falls

I’m taking a break in my journaling of the Great Road Trip to talk about a more recent adventure. 2018 started out in the middle of nearly 3 weeks of subfreezing temperatures in the Mid-Atlantic, a place that generally has mild winters. To top it off, I started 2018 with a massive cold (maybe theContinue reading “Pausing for Cunningham Falls”

Where the Ducks Walk on the Fish

I’ve been home a few days now, and I realize the last time I wrote anything I was on the west coast. I have stories from my trek across I-40 back east, but today I want to tell you about the very first lesson I learned. Listen to the Locals Rest assured, this is notContinue reading “Where the Ducks Walk on the Fish”

Week 1 – The Great Road Trip

I don’t know if this will be a long post or a brief one. I’m currently at a hotel in Sioux City, Iowa. I’ll start with what I’ve learned so far. 5 hours of driving daily is a bit excessive. So, I’ve cut out the Colorado sites and set up a more relaxed trip acrossContinue reading “Week 1 – The Great Road Trip”