Sundae Bloody Sundae

I just ate a sundae from Baskin Robbins. It was made of chocolate oreo ice cream covered in hot fudge, caramel and topped off with whipped cream and crushed oreos. It was glorious. There are very few fast food options around my day job, and fewer still that can be...

Home Again

Vacation is over. We flew back to Chicago yesterday. I find myself viewing my hometown with new eyes. I loved Seattle. It’s just a beautiful town. The atmosphere was night and day compared to Chicago. This was most apparent as we were on our way to the airport...

Seattle, Washington

We have arrived. It was a long last day of driving through some scenery I wish I could have paused to enjoy, but we’re here now and we have a room with a great view in a hotel with a hot tub. Mandy and I had dinner with my parents and youngest siblings tonight...

Butte, Montana

Gettin’ tired. It was a long day in the car today, and we’ve got another one tomorrow. We did, however, get to see the battlefield at Little Bighorn, where Custer made his famous last stand. I must confess I really knew nothing about it before. We took a...

Gillette, Wyoming

Today was a full day. We started off with Mt. Rushmore, which was far more impressive than I imagined it could be. The monument itself is extraordinary; the view from the monument is stunning. This is the kind of thing that future civilizations will uncover and they...