Yellowstone

First off: You may want to peruse the Yellowstone photo album online at: http://picasaweb.google.com/mcspoo/YellowstoneMay2010 Having said that... let me now run through the visit: We arrived about 10am MDT on Saturday, May 22. We found a 1/2 mile of cars in front of us. People were out of their cars, putzing around, and NO one had ANY idea why there was a line of cars. Oh, it was a LOVELY spot to wait for sure, but the fact that they made no effort at all to tell people WHY there was an issue…Read more …

Way out West

For "summer" vacation, I just finished a tour of the way out west. Start: Novi, Mi Destination: Yellowstone National Park, WY Side Stops: Badlands, SD - Mt. Rushmore, SD - Crazy Horse Monument, SD - Devil's Tower, WY As I am wont to do on driving trips, I like to give first blush impressions of the states I've driven through.... Michigan: Nothing new here... Been there, done that. Indiana: I-80 along the northern border. Seems entirely like... Michigan. Pleasant enough. Traffic moved well until the Gary, IN area... which isn't really all that…Read more …

Vivid Dream

I had a fairly vivid dream wake me this morning. I was travelling out west. I awoke in a hotel bed, and went down a hallway into an elevator. When the elevator opened, Azmat and Borat were inside. The let out a cheer singing "PALIN! PALIN! Wait minute. You fat red head. You not Palin!?!" So I played along. "Oh my gosh! BORAT! I LOVE YOUR SHOW!" "You know my show? What favorite episode?" "I know of your show. Maybe the episode where you try to find Pam Anderson." Borat growls. "She SLUT!"…Read more …

Updates on Life

Well, I had to update this site to a new version of Wordpress. Silly ISP... WP upgraded out of the old version of MySQL, so I had to do a complete changeover... but luckily, it was fairly simple. I can't say the same for the rest of my life lately. Everything is very complicated. Work. Home. Private. Everything. I have a new cat on the premises. Her name is Vanessa. Nessie. Messy Nessy. She's not very fond of me or Fargo yet, alas. She's hiding under the bed, but I managed to get…Read more …