Category: Travel

Santa Claus, Indiana: My Personal Wally World

Santa Claus, Indiana: My Personal Wally World

| August 16, 2017 | Reply

Well, guys, I’ve met my Wally World. I’m basically Clark Griswold with curves. I mean, I know that now I’m rolling up to houses like Uncle Eddie, but I’m Clark in spirit. If anyone would shlep a family cross-country to Wally World, it would be me. If anyone would force everyone to have a merry […]

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Paul Bunyan’s Cook Shanty: Check!

Paul Bunyan’s Cook Shanty: Check!

| August 7, 2017 | Reply

It’s no secret that my Bucket List is a little questionable. I’ll have to post it here sometime. But for now, let’s talk about an item that’s been on my list for 15 years. Fifteen years! What, you ask, could it be? Well, I’ll tell you! It’s the Paul Bunyan Cook Shanty, in Wisconsin Dells, […]

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Follow Der Wanderbus’ Epic Great Lakes Adventure – Details Released!

Follow Der Wanderbus’ Epic Great Lakes Adventure – Details Released!

| July 17, 2017 | 1 Reply

Okay, guys, we’re less than a week out from what is sure to be pure chaos. Here are the deets! Approximate route Here to Bemidji, Minnesota:   A week in Bemidji, followed by the zig-zagging route home:   The trip, in numbers Approximate miles: 4,800 Number of days: 29     Muppet Trip – Trip […]

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Cracker Barrel Vignette

Cracker Barrel Vignette

| July 3, 2017 | Reply

Last night, en route to dropping Sequoia off at summer camp, I passed a sign for Cracker Barrel.  Paul and Cracker Barrel and I have a history.  A history that spans over 15 years. It’s been a while since we’ve visited a Cracker Barrel.  As I continued to drive, I nonchalantly mentioned to Paul that […]

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Everglades–Neverglades–Worst.Place.Ever-glades

Everglades–Neverglades–Worst.Place.Ever-glades

| April 26, 2017 | 4 Replies

It should be noted that this was happening during the maiden voyage of our new RV–but more on that another time. This post is specifically about our visit to the Everglades. When I was four or five years old, my mother took me to the Philadelphia Zoo. That night, I had a very vivid nightmare that […]

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Preparing for a Long Day Out

Preparing for a Long Day Out

| January 17, 2017 | Reply

Heading out to demonstrate this weekend? Here are some things I would consider while preparing for the day. It should be noted that I am not experienced with demonstrations specifically–I am experienced with long days (think: wandering foreign cities all day), large crowds and events (think: Inauguration Day in DC, or New Year’s Eve in […]

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