Month: May 2011

Things we miss in NOLA

The barathon must be tonight… — How many people will beat Vinnie…?

A Thursday with Morey

On the wing and a prayer we ended up at the Morey house in Phoenix last night. Sean is a long time NFL alumni who I played against for many years. Also, a heckuva good guy who has become a good friend. Instead of…

Where it all started…

Family Road Trips: We passed this car today and it took me back to my childhood — Every summer my mom and my brother and I would drive from Spokane, Washington to Redwood City, California. We would generally take three or four days to…

You “Go Girl”

So, we had to stop and pee today. It happens a lot, especially with a pregnant momma. This time was different. I pulled off the interstate onto a dirt road. Thinking that we may not be far enough off the interstate, I look to…

Morning Swim

We had a pretty great morning. I slept a lot better last night than my last two tries. Steve started in the top bunk because it was cooler and then moved down with me after we had a pee together at 4:35am. href=”https://theshunpikeexperiment.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/20110519-031155.jpg”> There’s…

Mountain Time & Leaving Texas

Back to the future: We crossed into the Mountain Time Zone earlier today. That’s fun. If we hurry up a bit can we go back in time and make everything right again? — A view into Mexico: El Paso borders Mexico (Cuidad Juarez I…

Balmorhea and the San Solomon Spring

Tonight, our plan was to stop at Carlsbad Caverns in New Mexico. We were both exhausted by 8 PM so we chose to stop in a little Texas town called Balmorhea. Steve stopped here last December when he drove to California. There is a…