Category Archives: Passing Through

Grand Isle, LA

Grand Isle, LA… Southeastern-most point of the trip. I ran across Boudreau & Thibodeau’s diner in Houma completely by accident and it turned out to be one of the best meals of the trip. Miles better than what I was … Continue reading

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Eastbound V – Texas

“I saw miles and miles of Texas, all the stars up in the sky I saw miles and miles of Texas, gonna live here ’til I die.” – Bob Wills Marfa Lights viewing and onwards According to the Find Your … Continue reading

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Eastbound III – Roswell NM

The signs welcoming you to town indicate that it’s “the dairy capital of New Mexico”, but Roswell has clearly hitched it’s tourist dollar wagon to the rapidly stale alien kitch zeitgeist. The International UFO Museum is the King Hell tourist … Continue reading

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Eastbound II

Not shown: a HUGE golden eagle snacking on an antelope carcass on the shoulder of US-380 and the stretch of road cleanup sponsored by the “Ted Nugent Young Sportsmen.” Note to self: keep the camera on the passenger seat.

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Eastbound cont.

“We’ve got provisions and lots of beer. The keyword is survival on the new frontier…”

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Eastbound

I’m off to NYC for awhile so blogging is haphazard at best. One side-effect of all this traveling is that I’ve become a de-facto connoisseur of airport bars. I have come to the conclusion that the most dismal airport bar … Continue reading

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Unconditional PDX love

Prior to last weekend, I’d spent maybe a hour or two total in Portland, Oregon and those stops were pretty much limited to the I-5 corridor for refueling and a literal run through Powell’s. I was really looking forward to … Continue reading

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Sending a post card to myself

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Westward

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Shoot Me – NYC edition Part 3

Train out to Queens. Peeking in at a Mets game. Wandering around Worlds Fair site. Big Genius in Brooklyn. They’re an art supply store, an internet cafe, a coffee bar, and they sell videos of 60s-era garage rock bands.

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