Seeing historic levels of snow heading to people along the East Coast, I can’t help but remember when I first lived in New York and I had NO CLUE how to handle a major snowstorm. I was lucky though since I rented from the family who lived in other parts of the property and they were well prepared. And I learned a… Read More
As you know, last week I was one of the thousands in Nashville bracing for how travel would be impacted by the pending snowstorm Octavia. Well, there was no snow and it was ice instead. Monday was a long day. My flight was to have left at 5:25 am. To be sure I was here, I got up as others at the… Read More
You know I don’t like dealing with extreme cold and traveling in it certainly means taking some precautions, but today, its not harsh temps so much that has me looking at things as snow. This week I started in St. Louis and went to Spokane, Washington for work a couple of days. Next up was Fargo, North Dakota which tested… Read More
Late Friday night, I read a blog post on Jeff Fowle’s blog about winter weather and the differences between locals being prepared and others seemingly careless. As I watched current weather reports and saw tweets from friends in the Pacific Northwest indicating they were fairly home-bound due to the storms hitting them, I thought about how many times I’ve seen similar… Read More
Growing up down south & working on mostly cropping farms, the beauty of big red wooden barns in other parts of the country always means taking a photo or two. Here are some I saw while riding along with Ashley Messing last week.
Moorhead, Minnesota (1,411 miles from home) Flat Stanley sure was a long way from home visiting up here with me in Minnesota. We’re next to the Red River in the Red River Valley and the land around here – both in Minnesota and North Dakota since we’re near the state lines – is some of the flattest and best farming land… Read More