Tag archives for driving

  1. Achievement Unlocked: Online Map presence

    A few months ago, we were driving from A to B and saw a Bing Maps camera car mapping parts of Denver. We followed the car for a few blocks on Grant Street heading toward Speer. I was curious if and when we would appear on Bing Maps. I started checking every couple of weeks…

  2. I’m not sure if it’s a good thing or a bad thing that my car has a far better sound system than my house does, but it sure does make driving nice.

  3. Salmon, non-sequiturs and meatballs

    We were in Ikea late this morning during what’s turning into a blizzard, looking for a new office chair for me. Long story short: the search for a chair was a bust. However, one of our Ikea “to do’s” is to eat at the cafe. We had a good view of I-25 and the cars…

  4. Yesterday Was A Weird Day

    Yesterday was one of those weird ones where a confluence of the absurd should have caused me great distress, but was so improbable and ridiculous as to make me laugh at it all instead. It started first thing as Sheri gave me new bottle of hair conditioner that she won’t be using. I just used…

  5. Moving to Vegas: Arrival

    Previous installment: Moving to Vegas: Vistas Williams, Arizona is only about a 3.5-hour drive to Las Vegas. Knowing this, Dad and I were in no hurry to get going on this last day of our journey. We slept in a little late and went to the Denny’s next door to the hotel for breakfast. The…

  6. Moving to Vegas: More Driving

    Previous Installment: Moving to Vegas: The Search for Rest It was day 2 on the road from Orlando to Las Vegas. We had made excellent time on day one despite some rain. Day 2 looked like it was going to turn into another fine day of driving with Dad. I figured since this was my…

  7. Moving to Vegas: The Search for Rest

    Previous Installment: Moving to Vegas: The Drive Begins The first day of driving was nearly over, but we still had miles to go before we could rest. It was at this gas station that I discovered one really huge annoyance of $2.60 diesel fuel and 35-gallon fill-ups beyond the simple math of paying nearly $100…