Odyssey

In 2011 I traveled 15,000 miles around the US and Canada visiting friends and colleagues I have known through my online work.

Odyssey

Laptop Weirdness

cc licensed ( BY NC SD ) flickr photo shared by blakie I’m getting a tad worried on the road- my MacBookPro seems to be acting up. More than its occasional inability to wake up from sleep, now it seems to go to sleep by itself, and oddly, it always seems to be about 10 […]

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Paved Over Discontent

cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by cogdogblog Crossing into the 10,000+ mile range of this trip, I am having a blurry epiphany, whatever the heck that means. I set out on the trip with a goal of “seeing what this country is really about”. While I have traveled far, I in actuality […]

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Road Stats: Week 16

cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by cogdogblog Number of days on the road: 105 Miles Driven: 9856 Number of States/Provinces driven in: 17 Number of US/Canadian Border Crossings: 2 Money spent on gas: $2678 Cheapest gas price: $3.25/gallon (Fredericksburg, VA). Highest gas price: $5.64/gallon (1.39/liter) (Wawa, ON). Amount of time required to […]

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Rivers and Oceans

cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by cogdogblog Among the scattered notes scribbled illegibly in my journal, tapped into the app on my phone, and mainly swirling through my head was the image of the quiet powerful earth moving force of the Salmon River I saw in northern Idaho. I had followed this […]

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Roadstats: Week 15

cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by cogdogblog Number of days on the road: 98 Miles Driven: 9661 Number of States/Provinces driven in: 17 Number of US/Canadian Border Crossings: 2 Money spent on gas: $2604 Amount of time required to drive 47 miles from Falls Church VA to Baltimore DC: 2.5 hours (frustration: […]

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You Can Go Home Again

While resting at my sister’s home in Baltimore (recovering from the crud from the road), I’ve found some bits of media flotsam/jetsam from the last few weeks. The time here near the place I spent my first 18 years has brought up some nice and fuzzy memories. Three weeks ago, my sister and I took […]