On the Road
Tales from the Extraterrestrial Highway

[Rachel, NV] — Signs advising “Low Flying Aircraft” are your first indication. The next is a sign warning “Next Gas 150 Miles.” Then an illuminated, flashing advisory: “Cattle in Roadway: Open Range.” Hmm, I…

Burger with a Bite — Litton’s in Knoxville

Knoxville, TN — Road food. It’s one of the things I love most about traveling. Burgers, BBQ, and Beer: the 3 B’s of life on the road (but I don’t indulge in the beer…

Mardi Gras Krewe of Zulu, Rockin’ and Rollin’ in the Rain

New Orleans, LA — Mardi Gras 2014 dawned cold and rainy in New Orleans. But of course, the party never stops here — especially during Mardi Gras. The Krewe of Zulu — whose most coveted…

Video: Green Mountain Glory – Motorcycling Vermont with HOG’s Iron Adventure Run

Ludlow, VT — Several months ago I had the pleasure of attending the Harley Owners Group first annual Iron Adventure Run in Ludlow, Vermont. Riding a Harley Road Glide Custom through the Green Mountains was…

Goats on a hot sod roof – Al Johnson’s Swedish Restaurant, Door County, WI

[Sister Bay, WI] — Could this be what they mean by a “green” building? Arguably one of Door County, Wisconsin’s most distinctive dining establishments, Al Johnson’s Swedish Restaurant features live goats grazing on its sod…

The Ya-Ka-Mein lady of New Orleans

Everyone in New Orleans knows Miss Linda. If you’ve ever been to a festival, a parade, or a concert in the city – and if you haven’t, you need to get out more, with all…

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