Recapping the Grammys

“Hello.  It’s Me.” – Adele, Hello Can you help me understand what caused the pants shortage at the Grammys? Monday mornings in the office certainly have their moments with respect to getting the ole brain switch to ‘on’ when you get into the office after being off for a couple of days, having been spoiled…

Super Bowl Sunday: A Recap

“It took me 13 years to win a Super Bowl.  But it only took me one season to win a ‘mirror ball.’” – Donald Driver Can you help me understand if Super Bowl ad spots get discounted once the game goes into overtime? Super Bowl Sunday. It is the day where millions of people gather…

Some Observations on Holiday Travel

“Hey, people who travel with your bed pillow.  You look insane.” – Jim Gaffigan Can you help me understand why so many people dislike traveling during the holidays? I have to imagine that there are people in the world who can think of nothing worse than traveling by air on a major holiday.  Much less the busiest…

Last Day in Nashville, TN

“Dark and silent late last night, I think I might have heard the highway calling, geese in flight and dogs that bite, and signs that might be omens say I’m going, going I’m gone to Carolina in my mind” – James Taylor Miles traveled: 0.0 Today is day 50 of my road trip and also…

Nashville, Day 2

“Take what you can from your dreams, make them as real as anything” – Dave Matthews Band Miles traveled: 0.0 Today was another great day in the city of Nashville! After breakfast, I made my way back downtown to the Sobo area to walk around and browse the ridiculously voluminous selection of boots. Lots and…

Bay City, MI to Cleveland, OH

“Who needs a house up on a hill, when you can have one on four wheels and take it anywhere the wind might blow” – Kacey Musgraves Miles traveled: 392.2 This morning was an early one, and to top it off my cold had progressed in the wrong direction. Dammit. It’s aggravating, and I feel…

Walking in Memphis

“Put on my blue suede shoes and I boarded the plane, touched down in the land of the Delta Blues in the middle of the pouring rain…When I was walking in Memphis, I was walking with my feet ten feet off of Beale…Walking in Memphis, but do I really feel the way I feel.” –…

An Elvis Kind of Day in Memphis, TN

“I’m going to Graceland, for reasons I cannot explain there’s some part of me that wants to see Graceland” – Paul Simon   Well folks get ready for an Elvis and music themed post today because most of the day was about the man in the blue suede shoes (fun fact – he was not…

Clarksdale, MS to Memphis, TN

“You know a dream is like a river ever changin’ as it flows, and a dreamer’s just a vessel that must follow where it goes” – Garth Brooks Miles traveled: 82.3 Had a great night’s sleep listening to the delta blues in my little tin shack, checked out of the Shack Up Inn (awesome place…