Category: Thoughts and Feelings

Huckleberry Amtrekker

Huckleberry Amtrekker

Hey Team, I got my first good look at the Mississippi River yesterday while I was roaming around Minneapolis on a borrowed bicycle. Maybe it’s a little fanciful and nerdy but I stared at the water for much long than I needed to despite the fact that it’s a fairly small river when it’s passing…

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Male PMS

Male PMS

Hey Team, Last night was kind of a rough night. Danielle used to call it “male PMS.” It may not be quite as regular as the chick version, but the results are always strikingly similar. I wouldn’t exactly call it depression and I wouldn’t exactly call it loneliness…maybe more of a general malaise, or a…

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I Love Couch…Not Lamp

I Love Couch…Not Lamp

Hey Team, I have two very important words for you. Couch surfing. Wait…maybe that’s one word. Couchsurfing. Hold on…let’s start over. Hey Team, I have one very important web address for you. www.couchsurfing.com. I’m sure you all know about my stubborn insistence on refusing to pay for lodging during my trip (hence the occasional sleeping…

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Ins-N-Outs of Providence

Ins-N-Outs of Providence

Hey Team, I started my day wandering the streets of Providence, RI without direction. I had a map…but my inadequacies towards directions rendered it fundamentally ineffective. (That sounded kind of hoity-toity…let’s just say I suck at trying to get places.) So, next thing I knew I was in what can only be described as the…

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Amtrak Mathamagicians

Amtrak Mathamagicians

Hey Team, I just renewed my North American Rail Pass and jumped on a train bound for the tiny state of Rhode Island and it occurred to me that even though I’ve been traveling almost entirely by train I’ve yet to talk about those crazy kids at Amtrak. Let me just start off by saying,…

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Pre-sliced American Cheese

Pre-sliced American Cheese

Hey Team, I’m on a train on the way to New York right now. Eventually, after sitting in an airport for hours on end I’ll be on my way to Sacramento to see my Best Friend get married. Needless to say it’s giving me a lot of downtime to think. And the way said thoughts…

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Security Resistant Terrorists

Security Resistant Terrorists

Lat: N 39 56.552 Long: W 075 08.728 Hey Team, I’m soaking wet and going on my thirty-fifth hour without sleep right now. So far everything is going EXACTLY as expected. Honestly, I had a great time today and I’ll try to have a run down of my Philadelphia experience up tomorrow sometime. Tonight you…

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