Wilson Family Theme Song June 2010: On the Road Again

Date July 6, 2010

For chuckles, I took a crack at mapping our travels between June 9th and July 4th of this year: Tallying that up: June 9-10: Julie, Tim, Benton, Carson, and Alana drive from Columbus to Dallas for the Love reunion (1,040 miles) June 13: Julie, Tim, Benton, Carson, and Alana drive from Dallas to Lake Whitney, TX (100 [...]

When Good Omens Portend Bad Travel

Date June 14, 2008

As I was driving from Chicago to Columbus in a driving rainstorm at 4:00 this morning, I got to tallying up my 2008 travels…or…er…travails to the West Coast. Four trips so far in 2008 — three to California, one to Victoria, British Columbia — and none of them were for more than two nights (two [...]

"We’re going to do another one of these in Boston."

Date February 7, 2008

This is my “Trip from Hell” tale. It’s my own fault. To a point. (And it’s not over yet.) On fairly short notice a couple of weeks ago, I decided to make a one-night trip to San Francisco this week to attend a user group/product feedback meeting with one of my company’s key technology partners. [...]

Everything BUT "The Dog Ate My Blog"

Date January 29, 2008

It’s been two weeks since our last post. Excuses galore: My parents were in town (we kept them busy) I headed to Austin for a week Our digital camera has gone missing The last point is the real kicker. It’s got two or three sets of pictures that prompted Julie to exclaim, “I’m definitely going [...]

Google ROCKS!

Date August 19, 2007

Tim’s departure from Dripping Springs: 1:55 AM (CDT), Saturday morning Arrival in Dublin, OH: 10:22 PM (EDT), Saturday evening Google trip time estimate: 19h 42m Actual trip time: 19h 27m That’s a variance of 1.3% by my reckoning, which ain’t bad! Unfortunately, Molly didn’t take off either time that I let the dogs out of [...]