Beloit to ? today

Woke up at 4 a.m. Central time to write a letter for reference for a super Ball State University journalism student seeking an internship at the Met.  Gosia is still sleeping.  This chain motel has breakfast at six a.m. There is a coffee pot in room but no coffee. ...

Day One: Beloit, WI

Hello, hello. Gosia and I are safe and warm in a Beloit motel.  Both our van and Jeep are tied to the hitching posts outside.  Our trip had a rocky start.  We forgot the chains in case of snow trouble, and Gosia went back to Union City to fetch them while I nursed a...

Guard your chainsaws

Gosia and I enjoyed a last lunch yesterday at the Greenville, NH country diner called Marcus Pi. The waitress warned us we would have a long wait to be served and long time to get our food because she had only one cook that day. It was a pleasant cafe with a clean...