Monthly Archives: May 2008

The road ahead

I drove as quickly and as long as I could over the last few days so that I could arrive back home in Seattle last night. As you can see from the map, I had driven over 9,000 miles during

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Happy 90th Birthday to my Grandma!!

Today marks my grandmother’s (my dad’s mom) 90th birthday. Wow. We really wanted to stop by and personally wish her a happy birthday in Ohio, but the road was just too much on Ella. Anyway, we’ll be flying out to

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Bark was worse than its bite

After a bunch of tornado warnings all around me, it appears that I luckily missed all of the tornadoes tonight. A warning is still in effect til 4:00 am. NOAA continue placed warnings for all the counties surround ours, but

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A long night in Wichita, KS

If you’ve been following me on twitter, you’ll know that I’m currently hunkered down in tornado alley, in Wichita, Kansas. Now we used to have tornadoes here and there in Ohio, but not like this. I’ve heard varying forecasts, but

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Hold your breathe

We interrupt this road trip to point you to the Himalayas where one of my climbing partners is on his way to the summit of Mt. Everest. Everyone send good wishes to Armand as he tries for the summit. Let’s

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Hill Billy Express

It was a sad day yesterday as I bid farewell to both Ella and Ellen as they flew back to the West Coast. Ella was becoming too fussy and it was clear she had had enough of this driving around

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Why Savannah?

I have no idea why Emma chose Savannah as the end point for our cross country journey. Was it the sunrise? We don’t know, however, when we arrived to Savannah on Friday, both Ellen and I could sense this was

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Good Morning Emma

Originally this was for the morning of May 17th This morning we woke up before dawn and walked down to the beach on Tybee Island, Georgia to watch the sunrise. I expected the sunrise to be as spiritual as the

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On the way to the coast

We had a lack of internet over the last few days, so I will be blasting out a few posts pretty quickly. This post originally was for May 16th. We drove from the deep south, Tallahassee, FL to Savannah, GA

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The answer is near

I haven’t blogged for a couple of days for various reasons. The biggest reason is that Mother’s day was kinda hard on everyone. Sure, we were with friends, but it didn’t help that Emma wasn’t physically here for Ellen’s first

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