one week in.

May 9, 2009

So we’ve been back for a week. I’ve finally remembered where we keep the pyrex containers and the measuring spoons again.  Funny, the things you forget when you’ve been out of context for a while. There was a heat wave in SF while we were gone (and we missed it, dammit). Roy also brews beer. […]


seven thousand one hundred and ten miles

May 2, 2009
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The car did not die on us. Thankfully. I was astonished we made it back 28 days on the dot. Oh damn, it feels so good to be back in my own bed. So. Why did we do this? Because we are (still) unemployed. Because we got laid off, and realized work was the biggest […]


interlude in a small motel, Holbrook, AZ

April 30, 2009
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After we left the Sugarite campground in northern NM, we drove quite a while.  I was hoping that we’d be able to camp in the Petrified Forest National Park, but they’re only open during the day–no camping.  So we drove on to the next outpost of civilization: Holbrook, AZ.  Once we got into town we […]



April 22, 2009

My grandfather lives by himself in a town called Hobart Indiana. He has 2 bionic knees. He likes to sing in choir, he loves to cook. He is awesome with his hands because he’s a carpenter. He drives a shiny black Chrysler and likes to swim on Thursdays. My grandfather is 92 years old. Roy […]


be healed!

April 14, 2009

Eventually figured out where the coolant link was coming from.  After we survived a windy night parked in a Walmart in ATL (bad enough a tree fell down on a car on Peachtree Battle and killed the driver).  As we started heading to R. Thomas to eat the car temp started rising.  Popped the hood […]


they’re watching me!

April 2, 2009

Not anymore. The camera crew came and interviewed us again bright and early this morning. They wanted a shot of me typing on here, but they had me do it on Roy’s computer. (so you’ll have to switch your keyboard back to dvorak, hon.) Share on Facebook



March 31, 2009

not having to be at work at a set time, i’ve taken to hopping on my bike or going for a walk first thing in the morning. i did not have the camera with me this morning to document this, but while riding, i think i saw a half submerged pickup truck topper poking out […]