Man cannot live by bread alone; he must have peanut butter. – President James A Garfield My family recently set foot inside a Bass Pro Shop for the first time. “This is a lot bigger than REI,” my wife said, as we walked into a building that could probably contain all REI locations combined. Our … More To break bread, you gotta bake bread… outdoors, like the pioneers.
By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you’ll become happy; if you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher. – Socrates Now is a good time for you to meet the person, without whom, this trip would not even be an idea. When it comes to trips, she is in charge. She … More Meet My Better Half
“Plans are of little importance, but planning is essential.” – Winston Churchill This summer we will embark on an epic family road trip. Now, I know that there are plenty of people out there who’ve taken their kids out of school and drive around South America or sail the Mediterranean. They homeschool their kids at … More The Plan Is, There Is No Plan
I’m not a van guy. – Jerry Seinfeld When people learn that we bought a 2002 Dodge Ram Conversion Van, they give me a strange look and ask, “How did that come about?” What they really mean is, “How did you convince Monica to let you buy a conversion van?” And the fact is: She … More Welcome aboard!