Category Archives: Road

Pisgah Crater

What’s left of Pisgah Crater. A gravel company has been steadily picking away at it for years. I always thought that Pisgah Crater was the site of a hilarious prank that involved a truckload of burning tires and a panicked … Continue reading

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Williams, AZ

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Free wireless

Six useful places that have free wi-fi… Water Canyon Coffee Co. – Yucca Valley, CA International UFO Museum – Roswell, NM Marfa Book Company – Marfa, TX More Than Coffee – Blacksburg, VA Coffee Grounds – Terre Haute, IN Mudhouse … Continue reading

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Take the highway that’s the best

After hours and hours of relative nothing, I have to admit that it’s pretty exciting to round a corner and see this in front of you. I forgot to even notice that I crossed the Mississippi (which I always get … Continue reading

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Wheeling, West Virginia

What struck me first about Wheeling was what I didn’t see. No Wal-Mart, no pawn or check cashing shops. Barely any strip malls. No obvious attempts at last-ditch downtown redevelopment. Almost like a cloak of invisibility descended over the city … Continue reading

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And into NYC

The weather held out all the way through except for the last hundred miles in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Apparently it got so cold overnight, that when I hit the front windshield with the defroster, the small crack (that was … Continue reading

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Eastbound VII

Somewhere near the TX/LA border on I-10 Near as I can tell, the entire state of Tennessee is filled with pyromaniacs. There’s no way that many fireworks stands can stay in business. These two were directly across the street from … Continue reading

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Eastbound VI – New Orleans

New Orleans was the last major American city I hadn’t been to, and I suppose it’s a little anti-climatic. Unless you smoke, drink, gamble, or go to strip clubs there’s not much to do except to look at the architecture. … Continue reading

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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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