There are few adventures better than traveling to Antarctica, one of my favorite places anywhere on the globe. Why? All of the amazing landscapes and opportunities to view wildlife…
Out of all of the things to see in Pittsburgh, the one I wanted to visit the most was Point State Park and Fort Pitt. After all, this is the one place that has the most history – something that gets me in full geek mode – in a town that I was surprised to […]
The National Gallery of Art was one of many attractions in Washington, D.C. that I circled early on as something I really wanted to see. I didn’t know what was there – any of the artists who have works on display – but instinctively assumed it would be good. But I was wrong. It wasn’t […]
There are a lot of good bars in Pittsburgh, but there was one I had my sights set on before my trip – Church Brew Works. A friend of mine and I were in town for the Frozen Four – the college hockey championship tournament – but in addition to that, and some sightseeing, we […]
I stood outside Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C., the place where President Abraham Lincoln was shot in April of 1865. I had been there before, as a child, but only had vague memories, a snippet really of standing in the box where the assassination occurred and a flash of a weapon used. My feet carried […]
This week I’m going to see the Frozen Four in Pittsburgh. Yes, Pittsburgh. My University of Minnesota hockey team was on a great roll this season, always near the top of the rankings, so my buddy and I bought tickets in the hopes they’d make the final four. That’s why I’m off to see the […]
Hiking in Colorado’s Roxborough State Park amongst the big, red rocks.
I love playing games on road trips. You see, back in my day, we didn’t have fancy DVD players or Game Boys to keep us occupied. We had to play games with our parents and siblings while in the car and like it, or sit there bored out of our minds. I spent a great […]