2017 in the Rearview, 2018 Out Front

So, here we are: 2017 is almost entirely in the history books while 2018 awaits. Wow, this year really flew, even more so than last. And it was a great year...

Moderately Atypical: The Relentless Cruelty of Forty

“Are you taking those for your back, your neck, or your knee?” Kevin asked as I placed the super-sized bottle of Advil back in its place in our bathroom.

Blunders, Fails, & Boneheaded Screw ups from a Year on the Road

I always expected to write this post. However, I thought I would have a lot more material to work with.

The Only Thing We Have To Fear Is Fear Itself. And Spiders.

Anyone who knows me knows that I am deathly afraid of spiders. Like, truly terrified. I fully realize my overwhelming dread of these tiny insects is completely irrational, but it's a phobia, so that's permitted.

Q&A: Ten Months on the Road

It occurred to me as we visited the homeland of Virginia last week that we were fielding a lot of really interesting questions, and actually being able to answer those questions made me realize just how much we've figured out over these past ten months.


Today is my fortieth birthday. Don’t worry, I’m not going to complain too much. I joke about it, but I’ve long believed one shouldn’t truly complain about their birthday.

Welcome to The New Chapter 3 Travels!

Assuming nothing has gone horribly wrong, our site should look very different today.

2016 – By The Numbers (That I Made Up)

As we wrap up the stupendously awesome disasterfest that was 2016, we figured we would put some of our statistics together.

45 thoughts from 45 days on crutches

After six weeks in this situation, I figured I would put pen to paper and write up a list of some of the lessons I've learned and things I've noticed during this process.

Dear People of Yelp, WTF???

Lately, I've spent a lot of time reading internet reviews. What I've come to realize is people on the internet are really freaken nuts.