All posts by Jake

“There is more to life than simply increasing its speed.” -M. Gandhi

The Bonneville salt flats are the bed of the ancient Bonneville salt lake. It hosts races of petroleum powered vehicles of every shape and size practically every weekend of the […]

“Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it” -Confucius

I have been to, and through Nevada a few times. Similar to the east side of Montana, it is a place I generally try to get through without falling asleep. […]

“Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: “What! You too? I thought I was the only one.” C.S. Lewis

We spent a couple days with our friends Gregg and Shaney not too far from Sun Valley ID. Our original plan had us arrive to their place on Saturday, however […]

If you never jumped from one couch to the other to save yourself from the lava, you did not have a childhood.

Following another route change due to road closures we ended up passing through a town called Lava Hot Springs. After all this driving, we thought a warm soak sounded perfect […]

The Longhorn Cafe in Three Forks MT

Old charm and new legacies

We stopped by the town of Three Forks MT today and visited the site of my grandfathers last restaurant “The Longhorn Cafe.” I last set foot in this town about […]

“New England eat your heart out” -Kathleen Brophy

Washington is known to most as the Evergreen State. This makes it sound so monochromatic. If you drive around Washington in the fall you will know this is not the […]

“He who would travel happily, must travel light.” – A. St. Exupery

We are on the road, 31 hours later than planned. They are our plans, we can adapt them as needed. About 4 hours into yesterdays packing adventure we gave up […]