seattle’s crumbling infrastructure makes a good bookend.

This post may only be 95% travel-related, but it’s 100% bulleted. - We’re back from Seattle! We had a great time there, and got to hang out with Colleen, Steve, Very, and a giant cat named Charlie. Very made friends with Bally, too.   - We got to go up and walk around on the Alaskan Way Viaduct Saturday morning, ...

there are a few places i have no need to ever return to. 2

Bismarck, North Dakota is one of them. It’s not that we had a bad time there at all, because we didn’t. We drove the 430 miles in record time on Friday, and had a pretty excellent meal and cocktails at a place called the Toasted Frog. We managed to find the Gophers hockey game on at Buffalo Wild Wings down ...

we only heard bon jovi once.

We’re back from Philadelphia, where it was indeed sunny the entire time, and I saw Paddy’s pub in tribute. (It’s small.) I had a great time being a tourist there, and managed to walk over 11 miles on Saturday. (I got to experience none of Philly’s extensive public transportation system save the airport train; walking is the best way to ...

it’s always sunny in philadelphia

No, really… Matt just checked the forecast and it’s supposed to be beautiful there. (I kind of want to swing by Paddy’s Pub while I’m wandering around Philly, too. Would that be weird?) We’re arriving an hour and a half before game 5 of the Phillies’ playoff series, so it’s going to be pretty entertaining tonight! Tomorrow while Matt’s at ...