Monthly Archives: June 2012

Mune 2012 Roadtrip, Leg 3: Ferry to Alaska

We headed north from the California redwoods, re-packed our truck, and drove it onto the M/V Columbia for a ferry ride from Bellingham, Washington to Haines, Alaska.  We had a four berth cabin.  Zach’s crib took up most of the walking … Continue reading

Posted in fatherhood, Life, Nostalgia, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 10 Comments

Mune 2012 Roadtrip, Leg 2, The Redwood Forest

Pete Rose and Shirley Felman were the only things that awed me when I was nine. He was a baseball superstar and she sat three seats away in Mr. Schaefer’s class. My dreams alternated between being one and kissing the … Continue reading

Posted in 2nd Grade, Baseball, Elementary School, fatherhood, memoir, Nostalgia, School, Topeka Dr | Tagged , | 15 Comments

Mune 2012 Roadtrip, Leg 1: Vegas in ’87

We stuffed the van with luggage, board games, and our metal cooler full of bologna sandwiches and sodas.  Two blocks from our house, Jake wanted to play Monopoly and Life.  Four blocks later, as we turned onto the freeway for … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 16 Comments