2012 Cross-Country Road Trip

The following entries contain pictures and stories from the road trip I took between October and December of 2012. This trip took me to see friends and family between Seattle, Minneapolis, and Sacramento.

What a Wonderful Whidbey Winter Wonderland here in Western Washington!

My 6000-mile road trip started out with a mid-week stop at Whidbey Island in Washington back in October. Due to necessary preparations, I arrived later than desired and additionally spend a chunk of time with additional preparations. This weekend I … Continue reading

National Landmarks

Thank you for your patience on this post, as I learn more about running a website! A big shout-out and thanks to my friend John Driftmier, founder of Brevica Online Marketing! You can trust him for your website needs. (www.brevica.com) … Continue reading

Roadside Attractions

Here’s a small album mostly consisting of photos I took on the road. Photos of Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Minnesota, Devil’s Tower, and of course Crazy Woman Canyon Road are soon to follow!   Also, feel free to view my … Continue reading

Running Into Trouble with Crazy Woman

Addressing my concerned father, I promised him, “Don’t worry! On this road trip I’ll stay on all the main roads. I’ll be fine!”  Leaving Devil’s Tower my GPS wanted to route me to Boise via Montana, but I wanted to … Continue reading

Response to “Shame and Homelessness”

The following is a response to my blog post “Shame and Homelessness” from a homeless friend of mine who wishes to remain anonymous. I understood that my experience while traveling was more of a simulation, but I appreciate his insight … Continue reading

On Shame and Homelessness

“Embarrassment is when you feel that you’ve done something wrong. Shame is when you feel that you are something wrong.” –          Debra S. Espinor  EdD Jesus travels and lives among those with jewel-encased iPods, and among those who sleep underneath … Continue reading

But wait what is this all about?! Where are you going Alex?

Yes let me clarify that! It has long been my dream to go on a bit of a tour and see all of my family and family friends. Not just to be on vacation (although to say that I never … Continue reading

Building a Plane While in Flight

Oh how I wish I had emailed everyone a link to my spiffy website half a week before my departure date, where people could find all sorts of information on my future travels, my itinerary, and trip preparations. I wish that … Continue reading

Itinerary and Provisions

Here you can read about the itinerary and provisions. Alex’s Destinations: Starting Point: Issaquah, WA Clinton, WA (on Whidbey Island, one of the San Juan Islands in the Puget Sound) Freeland, WA (also on Whidbey) Issaquah, WA Spokane, WA Coeur … Continue reading