Category: On The Road

Logistics and mishaps from the road and off-road.

Cross Country 2012, Day 1

Saturday, June 9th, 2012 Nola – Dallas/Fort Worth So. We’ve decided to add our Cross Country 2012 trek to the Shunpike Expedition. Final destination: Couer D’alene Idaho. We have two new travelers this year: Rivers Gleason, age 7.5 month and Blair Casey, Gleason Family…

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,…

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…

Spokane and Pullman

Back at Mike and Jackie’s in Spokane. We relaxed for a couple of days and watched an entire season of “Game of Thrones” in the basement. Highly recommend it. We visited a piece of property that Mike was interested in buying. Pretty, raw land…

Hayden Lake to Spokane: HOME!

Tuesday, August 15, 2011 Matt made us pancakes for breakfast and we ate them on the deck in the warm sunshine overlooking Hayden Lake. We went for a morning swim. It’s hard for Steve to swim now, as his reflexes tell him to breathe…

Deadmans Creek CG, BC to Hayden Lake, ID

Monday, August 15, 2011 We had a bath in the river this morning. The water was warmer than the glacier lakes we’ve bathed in but still nice and chilly. We drove through the beautiful wine/orchard country of BC. I loved the drive. We stopped…

Babine Lake Rd to Deadmans Creek CG

Sunday, August 14, 2011 Another big driving day today. I think all of us are a bit travel weary and being this close to Washington makes us all ready to get home. We stopped at Mezzanine Lake and cleaned out the van. It was…