Author: Brett

#47 Tour the Crayola Factory [podcast]

#47 Tour the Crayola Factory [podcast]

Hey Team, Here’s the podcast where Amtrekker takes a road trip to Easton, PA to tour the Crayola Factory and exercise a couple dormant creative muscles. Guest starring Ace the wonder monkey and Mr. Rogers’ shirt! Enjoy! I’m done. Brett. If you can’t help me get an “Amtrekker Green” crayon, then maybe you should just…

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Update

Update

Hey Team, I don’t have a story for today, but I do have an update. There’s been a lot of behind the scenes action going on the last couple days as I’ve been trying to find a new way to bring in a couple dollars to the site to support the adventure. Things are moving…

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You digg it?

You digg it?

Hey Team, First thing’s first. The Amtrekker podcast finally got approved on digg so your job (And this isn’t one of those “should you choose to accept it moments,” this is one of those “go do it now” moments.) is to click on this link and digg the podcast. If you have an account you…

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Ode to Amtrekker

Ode to Amtrekker

Hey Team, I’m not good at being cold I miss warm weather I’ve even been told It won’t get any better I spent the whole day Wandering the city If only it were May It wouldn’t be such a pity Went to Wendy’s for a meal Listened to bums fight What’s the big deal? Is…

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Now What?

Now What?

Hey Team, I’m still kind of stuck while I wait to hear from some people about my next location. (Stupid winter going around scaring me with the threat of death on a park bench…slows everything down.) But I’m getting antsy and may just risk it and move on anyway. I’m not very good at sitting…

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Salute Your Shorts

Salute Your Shorts

Hey Team, It was an exciting week of firsts! Obviously there was the Crayola Factory but, in true Amtrekker fashion, that was just a tiny little piece of the adventure. I grew up in a relatively low-income neighborhood without a ton of money (good to see some things never change) so I missed out on…

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Salem, Massachusetts Halloween [podcast!]

Salem, Massachusetts Halloween [podcast!]

Hey Team, I FINALLY managed to find some time to re-shoot the closing to the Salem podcast. I can’t thank everyone who wrote in with their recommendations for where I should spend Halloween enough. I hope everyone enjoys the podcast! More camp and Pennsylvania/Crayola news tomorrow! P.S. Don’t hesitate to send in those answers for…

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Mister Rogers Would Be Proud

Mister Rogers Would Be Proud

Hey Team. Today was a great day. I’m one step closer to eventually seeing home again (and considering how cold it’s been in the North East DO NOT underestimate how much I’m missing Southern California weather) thanks to a daylong trip to the Crayola Factory! Highlights: 1. Seeing how crayons are made (duh)! 2. Seeing…

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