Progress!

Progress!
Revisiting our plans from my last post ever so long ago: We booked tickets to New Orleans in May, and Steve and Colleen will likely be accompanying us. (It’s possible I actually cheered out loud when they said they’d go.) Hawaii and Jamaica are pretty much a given barring any major catastrophe, so I feel like I’m well on my ...

The Best Ideas Come from Camping.

The Best Ideas Come from Camping.
Matt and I formalized these plans the other night while sitting by the campfire: Go to the Keys in a couple weeks. Go to Puerto Rico and a bunch of other islands in February next year. Go to New Orleans or somesuch in the spring/fall dead zone when it’s not actually pleasant in Minnesota, since we have a voucher to ...

The Ozarks may be lovely in July.

The Ozarks may be lovely in July.
So, Duluth was as great as expected. The weather was perfect the whole time (sunny when we wanted to sit outside, overcast when we didn’t need any more sunburn), and we walked everywhere except Wisconsin (the Anchor Bar, obviously). Staying at Fitgers was the right choice, and it was only a 15-minute stroll along the lakewalk from there to Josh ...

Oh, hey, America:

My Washington DC travel journal is done! It’s half-touristy, half places you should eat and drink next time you’re in our nation’s capitol. That city is so much better than it used to be.