Vodka, this isn't the worst lie you've ever told me. Maybe the least credible, though.
How hot is it? It's too hot to play. Ms. Jordan is having none of John Henry's shenanigans.
Americans see distances in a very different way to normal people… They just have so much more to work with. I know this is hardly a startling observation (Hey, have you noticed how big the US is?) but the truth of the cliché hit me hard as we traveled, my delightfully American wife and I, … Continue reading #Illinois2018 – On Road Trips
More antiquing. More gems. I mean, this is a poop table, right? It can't be anything else.
Maybe the only thing more endearing than Jordan awake is Jordan asleep.
I’m weeks away from having paid off my car. Blanche is very nearly all mine. It’s taken 5 years but it’s the first car I’ve paid off since coming to this country, and it feels like a milestone of sorts. Another stamp on my Being a Grownup card. Of course, now I'm getting near to … Continue reading On Fords
OK, I'd buy it. A hearse. Sure. Except...how the hell would I park it?
First, yes, UGH. I know...spiders. There's no greater arachnophobe than me, let me assure you. As such, apologies for giving you a close-up quite like this. But, just this once, why not take a look...? This is Tony; he lives in our back yard. And he's amazing. Look at what he can do! But if … Continue reading Tony’s Web
We’re heading up to Hillsboro, IL, for the Old Settlers Festival, which I imagine beforehand will be seven old people and a one-eyed boy pushing a dog in a buggy around the streets while a man holding a kitten waves an American flag behind a barricade. OK, the kitten is also waving a flag. To … Continue reading On Preparing for a Road Trip: #Hillsboro2018
Yes, people of the world, this is what Texas looks like. They're not kidding.