Ex post Frackville

Here’s the view of Frackville from a hill where a McDonald’s is located. A poor little town built by coal mining, now powered by wind mills along the ridge behind it. Kind of ironic, don’t you think? Unfortunately, I had a Big Mac for dinner last night. I have been paying for it all day […]

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Fracked in Frackville

Those of you who have watched the newer version of Battlestar Galactica, recognize the term “Frack” as a frequently used profanity. We’ll get there pretty soon. But first, let me set everything up for you. It was a rainy windy morning. When weather allowed I was able to see the ocean. I was able to […]

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I’d never heard of it until I booked a room there at Motel 6. By now you’ve probably discovered that my travel route is determined by the availability of a Motel 6. In the Northeast they are somewhat rare. “Why Motel 6?” you may ask. Well besides being the cheapest motel chain in the country, […]

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Terminus Portland

We’ve gone as far northeast as we’re going to go on this trip. Tomorrow morning Tofu and I will travel down the coast to Connecticut. We’ve been running away from home long enough. It’s time to head home. Today we traveled from Brattleboro, Vermont, across New Hampshire and into Maine. It was a beautiful trip, […]

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