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Big Country Little Car Tour, Day 9: Dakota Dunes, SD to Lewis & Clark Lake, NE
August 5, 2011 – 12:49 AM | 15 Comments
Big Country Little Car Tour, Day 9: Dakota Dunes, SD to Lewis & Clark Lake, NE

It dawned hot, still humid, and I was up by then. I'd slept like shit — no dreams, but waking up every hour, forgetting where I was and why I had come there. I spent …

Big Country Little Car Tour II, Day 8: Mauston, WI to Dakota Dunes, SD
August 3, 2011 – 10:25 PM | 7 Comments
Big Country Little Car Tour II, Day 8: Mauston, WI to Dakota Dunes, SD

I woke up just after dawn. I hadn't slept enough, quite, and I kept doing things like trying to wash my hair with bar soap and almost packing a cup of coffee. Once I actually …

Big Country Little Car Tour II, Day 5: Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN
July 30, 2011 – 10:49 AM | 8 Comments
Big Country Little Car Tour II, Day 5: Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN

As I write about Friday, it's actually Saturday, and Pop-Up Chapel is underway back in NYC. I'm so thrilled and impressed; congratulations all, big and small. Go to Merchants' Gate in Columbus Circle to feel …

Big Country Little Car Tour, Day 4: Madison, WI to Minneapolis, MN
July 29, 2011 – 6:51 PM | 11 Comments
Big Country Little Car Tour, Day 4: Madison, WI to Minneapolis, MN

Morning. Thursday was Biscuit Day at the Clarion Suites breakfast buffet, an "event" that had me more excited than it should have. I collected a few dough pucks and nibbled while answering email; then it …

Big Country Little Car Tour II, Day 3: Madison WI
July 28, 2011 – 5:36 PM | 15 Comments
Big Country Little Car Tour II, Day 3: Madison WI

I won't lie; I spent a lot of yesterday gazing fondly at my stuff. Occasionally, I would touch some of my stuff, or greet it. "Socks! What's up, guys?"
I spent the rest of yesterday napping; …

Big Country Little Car Tour II, Day 2: Akron OH to Milwaukee WI (sort of)
July 27, 2011 – 10:46 AM | 39 Comments
Big Country Little Car Tour II, Day 2: Akron OH to Milwaukee WI (sort of)

In retrospect, I can say with confidence that most of this is my fault — starting with yesterday's playlist tweet, sent just after I'd listened to Junior Brown's "Broke Down South of Dallas." That was …

The Tomato Nation Fall Classic: Extra Innings
October 31, 2010 – 9:10 PM | 8 Comments
The Tomato Nation Fall Classic: Extra Innings

Micronaut Stupidhead, taking a break from using fun-size boxes of Milk Duds as maracas. On behalf of NASA, he'd like to thank you for your generosity over the last few days: only $5,728 left to …

Big Country Little Car Tour, Day 12
April 6, 2010 – 11:43 PM | 26 Comments
Big Country Little Car Tour, Day 12

Leaving KC, I spotted another Smart. It took some maneuvering to get alongside it, not to mention steering in weekend traffic while taking Compulsive Waving Family to deranged new levels, but I managed it. The …

Big Country Little Car Tour, Day 11
April 5, 2010 – 8:43 AM | 15 Comments
Big Country Little Car Tour, Day 11

Friday dawned windy, with thunderstorms in the forecast. Campbell is a brave little cherry Starburst, good in most weather, but she's not perfect; wind moves her around a lot, and on the high setting, her …

Big Country Little Car Tour, Day 7
March 30, 2010 – 3:30 PM | 62 Comments
Big Country Little Car Tour, Day 7

I had about a half dozen different days in one on Monday, starting off at the National Civil Rights Museum. I'd forgotten Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, and the museum is on …