Monthly Archives: August 2007

Ass Screws and Exploded Chipmunks

Woke up early-ish to take care of some chores (not the least of which was going to Cabela’s sporting goods, which has been popping up on my radar lately) before leaving for the Badlands in the center-ish of SD. First … Continue reading

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Goodbye Iowa (apologies to Buffy)

Bid adieu to mom and dad early in the morning, then struck out for the Badlands in South Dakota with a slight detour to Omaha, NE, since I hadn’t been there since a friend’s wedding almost a decade ago. Maybe … Continue reading

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A Fair Day

Location: Des Moines, Iowa Unable to sleep – haven’t been this excited since before I found out Santa wasn’t real. I can even sense that Dad is getting excited about what he “affectionately” terms “Corn World.” We trundle out of … Continue reading

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Lima Beans and Tenderloins

Location: Des Moines, Iowa The crazy man got everyone up at some ungodly hour – I’d tell you what it was, but I haven’t been wearing a watch and I’m not sure what time-zone I’m even in. He was anxious … Continue reading

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Hot Dog Fear

Location: Outside of Chicago, IL Left around 10am after another totally excellent meal at Sheetz, which was some kind of sausage … thing with something I will define as an “egg-like substance.”  Neggs?  Feggs?  I’ll get back to you.  From … Continue reading

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Outtie 500

Location: Somewhere outside Cleaveland, OH So. I spent my last week on the east coast at Sean’s house, which involved a significant amount of drinking and heroics. It felt good to not have any responsibilities for awhile, and I celebrated … Continue reading

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