Month: September 2011

Welcome Home Steve-o!!!!

Friday, September 9, 2011 Steve and Jim pulled onto Grand Route St John in the IronHorse at 12:45pm today!! After a quick and exciting welcome home, we went to lunch at Mr John’s — and were joined by: Thad, Madeline and Chris, Thais and… Continue Reading “Welcome Home Steve-o!!!!”

Music Heals

Sept. 3, 2011: a doozie of a post. If music heals, and I’m sure it does, I am a healthy boy. Music can foster an energy that hard to tap into. Music can be calming or powerful or angry or inspiring. Or healing. I… Continue Reading “Music Heals”

PJ or Bust (Part II)

I was insistent that we visit Yellowstone national park on this road trip. At this point we had lost some time due to roof problems and tire blowouts but we also purposely built in some time, buffer time, in our itinerary. Matt, being Matt,… Continue Reading “PJ or Bust (Part II)”

PJ or Bust (Part I)

August 30, 2011: Michel flew home with the family and Matt Shaw offered to road trip with me back to NOLA. We thought it might be fun to see the Pearl Jam anniversary show on the way. What an epic way to wrap up… Continue Reading “PJ or Bust (Part I)”

Infinite Joy

We thought this might be a good ‘side post’ to our adventures. ESPN listed the top 10 plays of the past 25 years. Play this video: I don’t think the video is formatted for mobile playback.

The Variscos storm the NW – Couer D’alene

So we spent the next couple of days living in this: We enjoyed breakfasts outside in the crisp Northwest weather: We took morning walks / golf cart rides along the beautiful grounds and golf courses of Black Rock: (some in our new Gonzaga Prep… Continue Reading “The Variscos storm the NW – Couer D’alene”