Main Street U.S.A.

The empty streets of downtown Decorah reminded me of an old movie set. When I’ve traveled outside of the west, the difference is noticeable particularly on the weekends. Almost everyone literally has the weekend off whereas in the west it seems like a non-stop commercial machine. Even when I was in a big city like …

Take Me Home, Country Roads 5/6/06 – 5/18/06

On an earlier blog posting titled “A Taste of Americana”, I wrote about the a three-week road trip in 2001 throughout the west for the purpose of helping my cousin Daniel move in to a dorm at the University of Iowa Medical School. This trip is the sequel to that trip as Daniel was to …

Take Me Home, Country Roads 5/6/06 – 5/18/06

On an earlier blog posting titled “A Taste of Americana”, I wrote about the a three-week road trip in 2001 throughout the west for the purpose of helping my cousin Daniel move in to a dorm at the University of Iowa Medical School. This trip is the sequel to that trip as Daniel was to …