Monthly Archives: January 2015


Greeting from a snow covered evening in West Des Moines, Iowa. Yesterday we received 5 inches of the white stuff and it started to snow again this evening. Not sure how much more we are expecting, but it already looks … Continue reading



Made it home to West Des Moines, IA today by 1:00pm. Train ended up being close to 2 hours late to Kansas City this morning. The drive home sucked – I was tired from not sleeping well on the train. … Continue reading

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A big Happy Birthday to John today.  The world became a better place 41 years ago 🙂 Unfortunately he is spending it being sick on an uncomfortable Amtrak train heading back home.  We will arrive in Kansas City tomorrow morning. … Continue reading

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Happy New Year! Tapping out this blog entry with my iPhone while waiting in San Bernardino, CA for Amtrak train to arrive for our trip back home.  Will spend the next two nights sleeping in coach chairs – my back … Continue reading

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