River Rats

Posted on July 22, 2014 by 4 Comments

thumbnail image It turns out the best way to get to the Utah border from here is to drive north to Kremmling, then cut down an unpaved road that takes you back down to the interstate near Edwards. That way, you don't have to cross the Continental Divide again....

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Back to the Bus, Part 2

Posted on July 21, 2014 by 3 Comments

thumbnail image Exactly 7 days after arriving in Denver, the bus was finally 'ready'.  The upside of the vehicle SNAFU was that we had a good excuse to hang out with friends in Boulder and crush all competition on the croquet field. The mechanic covered the cost of our rental car, so we can't complain too much ...

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Back to the Bus

Posted on July 11, 2014 by 4 Comments

thumbnail image We started our day at 4 AM - we had big plans. Today we were finally getting back on the road! The first half involved flying to Denver and it was completely smooth. Then, a $100 taxi ride to the mechanic to pick up the bus. SNAFU time. ...

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Dad’s Super

Posted on July 10, 2014 by 4 Comments

thumbnail image This post was supposed to end with a photo of me driving my dad's '79 convertible Super Beetle. It doesn't. My dad's had this bug for as long as I can remember and it's been up and down the Galveston seawall a thousand times. But, it hasn't left his garage in at least 5 years....

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Houston Rockets

Posted on July 8, 2014 by 2 Comments

thumbnail image One day we went to the hobby store and got a model rocket. It works by using a rocket engine to shoot it up in the air. When ...

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Turtles All The Way Down

Posted on June 27, 2014 by 5 Comments

thumbnail image We went on a visit to a turtle place. It's called NOAA sea turtle labs (to see the website go to: http://www.galvestonlab.sefsc.noaa.gov/seaturtles/FAQ/ ). This is a special fishing net that I got to try out. ...

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Art Cars

Posted on June 19, 2014 by 2 Comments

thumbnail image Houston is home to the 'largest art car parade in the world.' A few weeks ago we dropped in to have a look. I don't think Houstonians have enough opportunities to let their Freak Flags fly, so this was as good of an excuse as any. What else can you say... it's art....

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