Oh Canada

Oh Canada

When my dad and I woke up in Watertown, NY last Monday morning, it was snowing. In May. When we left Virginia the day before….it was a balmy 65 degrees (Farenheit) and the temperature steadily dropped the further north we…

Johnson Space Center

Johnson Space Center

Let’s just say for the record that I hope I never have to leave planet Earth. Ever. I don’t even really like getting in planes that somehow magically leave the ground and hurtle us through the air. And don’t even…

A Tucson Welcome

A Tucson Welcome

“If you hear something on the roof, it’s most likely the bobcat that lives next door,” Dottie said during a conversation explaining the various wildlife that lived around the house, “It’s pretty wild out here.” When the neighbors let me…

Debauchery in New Orleans #TucsonorBust #PartTwo

Debauchery in New Orleans #TucsonorBust #PartTwo

New Orleans. The place where debauchery comes out to play. Or at least that’s the adjective three people used within a 24 hour period of time when I mentioned we were headed there. But let’s face it, it’s a fun…

When My Dad Wore His House Slippers on the Road #TusconorBustTour #PartOne

The hardest part of any long cross country trip I take on is the physical act of leaving…. packing everything in the car, finishing up last minute to dos, calming a super anxious cat who this time literally threw up…

Here We Go Again!

Back in May, I found myself in Portland, OR in the middle of my Portland or Bust House Concert Tour. I ran into my old friend Dottie (by “ran into” she sat in the seat directly in front of me…

That’s a Wrap on Portland or Bust

That’s a Wrap on Portland or Bust

Today I finally head home. And only a day behind schedule! New Guy got a little bit louder as the trip went on and when we made it back to Fort Wayne, I checked in with my favorite mechanic of…

Portland

Portland

Portland Our time in Portland was mostly spent at the convention center, but in our spare moments we made it our goal to drive the various bridges that cross the river. Achieved. :o) We grabbed lunches and dinners with the…

And We Made it to Portland!!!

And We Made it to Portland!!!

We made it! 33 total hours driven over three days through just about every type of weather, from clear, sunny skies to snowy and foggy mountains. We hit gas stations, rest stops, fast food, and crashed a couple of hotels…

And So It Begins

And So It Begins

The past couple of weeks have been such a whirlwind of details….prepping for worship at Restoration while I’m gone, coordinating places to stay and play on the road, learning how to screen print (which will definitely have its own post!),…