Cleveland Still Rocks (Day two)

Cleveland Still Rocks (Day two)

I woke up in my hostel with big plans for the day. I knew I’d be walking around a lot and had my list of places I had researched as well as all the places locals told me about yesterday. The hostel was pretty nice, a fairly new hostel and it seemed pretty trendy, relaxed, … Continue reading

Chicago, Chicago, and more Chicago

Chicago, Chicago, and more Chicago

July 17. This is day one of Chicago. I arrived into town with thankfully minimal traffic. I found my way to the downtown car rental location, housed in the basement of a large building – and was then on my feet. My luggage is one rolling suitcase, a laptop bag which slides over the extended … Continue reading

The Journey Eastward…

The Journey Eastward…

More on my journey: July 13. The story continues in Kansas City, where the weather is steady 90s, probably more like 100, with ridiculous humidity. The kind that makes everyone want to stay indoors, except you can’t because you’re on vacation, so you’re basically the only person walking around for blocks at a time. Except, … Continue reading

Summer Tripping the Midwest

Summer Tripping the Midwest

I’ll keep this short and sweet. I need to travel. As part of my summer vacation, I made a fairly last minute trip to the Midwest. I have a flight to Chicago arriving on 7/10 and leaving 7/28. I also have a rental car reservation. That’s it. Maybe I’ll go somewhere new, maybe not, maybe … Continue reading

Summer Plans…Yes, Please.

Summer Plans…Yes, Please.

This is just an initial post of many regarding summer plans. As a public school teacher, I am commitment-free from June 15th (@3pm!) through August 30th. Typically that means a vacation – somewhere, anywhere to get away from home. I need vacations, and if you have read my blog for any length of time, you … Continue reading