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Saturday morning Flopsy and I woke up bright and early to pick up Brian and Paul and head out on a ROAD TRIP (yes Scott, it IS a road trip even if we only drive an hour away) to Woodstock, IL. "Why Woodstock?" you may ask. Well, Woodstock, my friends, was the filming site of a little movie we like to call Groundhog Day. Despite the fact that the movie is fifteen years old and despite the fact that it's Thanksgiving Weekend, I can see no better place to go then to see all the places the movie was filmed! In...

Saturday morning Flopsy and I woke up bright and early to pick up Brian and Paul and head out on a ROAD TRIP (yes Scott, it IS a road trip even if we only drive an hour away) to Woodstock, IL. "Why Woodstock?" you may ask. Well, Woodstock, my friends, was the filming site of a little movie we like to call Groundhog Day. Despite the fact that the movie is fifteen years old and despite the fact that it's Thanksgiving Weekend, I can see no better place to go then to see all the places the movie was filmed! In...

Over Labor Day weekend Emily and I took a Chicago to Mount Rushmore road trip through Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Iowa. This is a recap of the long weekend trip and all of the roadside attractions we saw.   Friday: Labor Day Chicago to Mount Rushmore Road Trip Friday morning I ditched work for the last time all summer, woke up even earlier than I would have if I had gone to work, cut myself shaving, bled all over the place, cleaned up the blood that got all over everything, packed up black pickle (AKA my car) with way too...

I have this photo. It's a picture of Mount Rushmore with a face missing that my grandparents took a very long time ago. The monument was still under construction and Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States, was still yet to be carved into the mountain. It's my favorite photograph that I own. I'd never seen Mount Rushmore myself, in person, so, as I happened to have a four-day weekend off over Labor Day I decided that it was the perfect time to pack up black pickle and head on over on a road trip to South Dakota. Em...

one. Stupidest trip I've come up with yet? Here is my itinerary for labor day weekend: View Larger Map two. You know a movie is spectacular when a monkey comes out at the end and kills the bad guy!!!! three. I am never ignoring Holiday Mathis again. four. I know these political candidates are trying to be "hip" and "with it" but personally I don't want a president who has the time to twitter. five. Odd day at work. Ask me about it. six. PS jeff is a nudist and we do it hardcore all the time ...