Monthly Archives: June 2010

Come Feel the Illinoise!

Illinois, what can I say except BORING! And to make it worse, the slowest speed limit I’ve encountered do far. Plus, the state troopers drive unmarked cars, some are black Crown Vics and others are silver. Keeps you on your … Continue reading

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Chicago or Bust

Back on the road, a fresh tank of gas, and the willingness to get there tonight! Stopped for food at the Apple Barrel in Hayti Missouri. Skillet breakfast is quite filling. Hard to believe, but this restaurant has a smoking … Continue reading

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Memphis

Made it to Memphis last night around 10pm and pulled into the Memphis KOA. No attendents on the property and the place is swarming with Mosquitos. I’ve got to fill out a form in the middle of a swarm and … Continue reading

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Arkansas Sweat Box

Never thought I’d make it out of Texas. So much rain! Made it to Texarkana about 45 minutes ago. The rain let up and the clouds parted. Sunshine! I took my rain gear off and 20 miles down the road … Continue reading

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New Boston, Texas

It’s cloudy and looks like rain in New Boston, but the lady at the gas station says it hasn’t rained a drop. That’s a good sign, if you ask me. Something in the air smells like pork sausage. Weird.

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Greenville Cracker Barrel

Stopped for “food” at the Cracker Barrel. Meh. The country fried steak is tough and gravy tastes like it was chemically treated to simulate the taste of sausage gravy. Even the buttermilk biscuits taste like someone’s “best guess” at what … Continue reading

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Christ Almighty, Dallas!

Good god, getting to Dallas was a nightmare. Rain and more rain. My glasses fogged up and my visor becomes a blindfold. It took me forever to find the BBQ joint, only to find that it was closed 20 minutes … Continue reading

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