Oh, Hawaii!!

I’m writing this in my room at the Arnott’s Backpacker lodge in Hilo, Hawaii. I’m 3,903 miles as the crow flies from my starting point in Minneapolis and now 5 hours behind CDT (Hawaii doesn’t have or really need daylight savings because of their location closer to the equator). The weather here is, as always, …

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I’m not THAT bald

After I left Dallas, Scott did a comic about me. A lot of people found this site in the last few days, so welcome. I spent the entire day sleeping off whatever it is I have. I feel much better now.

The Train Never Ends

Last night I had dinner with my friend Mike Bietz out here in LA. We went to a restaurant that served insects and we had worms and scorpion on shrimp toast. Honestly, if I hadn’t known that they were insects, I never would have guessed. Before I started to eat however, I really hit a …

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The Amtrak Diaries

April, 9th, 5:15pm CDT, Somewhere between Cleburne and McGregor, TX I’m writing this on the Texas Eagle. Train number 21 out of Dallas en route to San Antonio. They just called for people with 5:15 reservations in the Dining car. I’m sitting in my seat watching the idyllic middle Texas countryside roll by. If you …

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48 Hours

If you are reading this between noon on April 9th to noon on April 11th, I’m sitting in a chair on the Sunset Limited between San Antonio and Los Angeles. I decided to take the train for no other reason than I’ve never taken a long train trip before, and this was a great opportunity …

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Texas

I’m currently in Texas staying with my friend Scott Kurtz for a few days. He’s got a really nice Mac setup and hopefully, I’ll figure out what I’m doing with my video camera and editing software before I leave here. If everyone is nice, I’ll try to have some video up this weekend. I drove …

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Iowa

I’m writing a quickie entry from a rest stop in Iowa with wireless internet access. The fact that there exist rest stops with wireless internet is a sign of the times. I changed plans and rented a car to drive to Dallas. I saved some money and I have lots of time. I’ll take the …

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