Category: Cross country drives

Getting out of Dodge, a Cautionary Tale

I should have known that getting out of Dodge wasn’t going to be easy, that it wasn’t going to be perhaps without some drama, some karma or some fanfare.  I was leaving the Golden State, dagganbit, the home of Marilyn Monroe, James Dean and Pixar Animation.  A couple of things led to a dicey exit: ... Read more »

Don't Drive Through Colorado

Now that I’ve had time to recover and regroup from my cross-country drive, it’s time for a rating of each state on AAA’s Northern Route scenic tour. The dogs and I started off in the west with the intentions of going east in a whirlwind of let’s see this country bravado.  (In truth, I had... Read more »