Formula 1 Road trip!

Preparation and planning for this trip really paid off. The bus ran flawlessly through all 2245 miles round trip. With all rain in the forecast, we drove on dry roads for all but the last 2 hours of the trip as we headed in toward Circuit of the Americas near Austin, Texas. We sat through... Continue Reading →

Unprepared…

This past weekend we were planning to visit Bloomington, Indiana to attend a comedy show with my favorite comedian, Marc Maron at the Comedy Attic. Being Labor Day weekend we really didn't have too many choices for camping because most of the campsites were filled up months before the performance date was released. I put... Continue Reading →

How did we get here?

A lot goes into planning a trip. You make quite a few decisions about where to go on your trip. Sometimes those plans are based upon what you heard or read about the location or perhaps it is just a desire you have to get to that certain location. Then you review the maps and... Continue Reading →

Our Legacy

The men and women that toiled countless hours manufacturing the Model J Duesenbergs probably never consider the legacy of building what was advertised as "The World's Finest Motor Car." Today, over 75 percent of the original Model J Duesenbergs ever built are still roadworthy. And that says quite a bit for the development, design, and... Continue Reading →

Green…and other untruths

I sat on the porch last night just looking out toward the woods. Green for as far as I could see. But then I started to really look at the details, the various shades of green from each of the different trees in front of me. The variations in color became more and more evident... Continue Reading →

Every last drop…

The daily routines of life can be quite comforting in many ways. Even the the trip to work, the monotony of the daily grind at work, and our evening routines can all provide a level of comfort that lulls us into complacency. Routines are comfortable and help us maintain a safe, cozy feeling within our... Continue Reading →

Don’t lose the vibe…

Bonnaroo 2018 was an amazing adventure, and keeping that positive vibe going is difficult. What a change a few days and a few hundred miles from Bonnaroo can make! Suzy went to the store after returning from vacation and the first person she encountered was a cashier that had clearly lost his sense of support... Continue Reading →

Have Yourself a Red Jello Day

Adversity elicits a number of emotional responses from individuals. There is a complete spectrum of individual responses to adversity from seeking to overcome those issues to being engulfed by the issues facing us. How we approach our daily life can help determine our responses to adversity, since we most often react out of habit. Let's... Continue Reading →

Free camping!

We were scheduled to return from vacation on Saturday with a six hour drive scheduled from our last campground. In a desperate effort to not return to reality too soon, we decided to spend an extra night. The campground we were in was booked solid for Saturday night so we planned ahead and made some... Continue Reading →

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