Monthly Archives: July 2017

A new video – Michigan and Chicago!

This new video shows our cross-country trip as we leave Canada and head back into the states. It covers MIchigan, where we meet up with friends and see Cars 3 at a drive-in, and Chicago, where we meet up with family and see animals at the zoo. So lots of meeting and seeing. As always, […]

CROSS-COUNTRY VIDEOS: PARTS 1 AND 2 (MASSACHUSETTS THROUGH TORONTO)

Hello to all my readers. Erm, all my reader. Hello to myself. I have some super exciting news. And it’s all kinds of Interwebz. So in addition to writing mediocre blog posts, I am also making mediocre YouTube videos. Which is impressive, considering how much time I spend being a mediocre husband, father and employee. […]

THE GREAT GOODY ROAD TRIP DAY 16 (DISNEYLAND AND HEADING HOME)

So while this post is meant to be magical and filled with joy, it is touched with a bit of sadness. Yup, last day. Womp a Domp. But eh. ..let’s make the most of it, right? Also today is the actual day we celebrated Owen’s birthday. Which I know is like…what? On account of all […]

THE GREAT GOODY ROAD TRIP DAY 15 (DISNEYLAND DAY 2)

Disneyland Day 2!!! Get excited.  We woke up guess when. Guess.  C’mon.  Yup. Early. Truth Buddy. So we woke up like before 6:00 super excited to get our super exciting day started. We woke up and walked over through Downtown Disney once again making our way to the Grand Californian.  This hotel? So pretty. We […]

THE GREAT GOODY ROAD TRIP DAY 14 (DISNEYLAND!!)

Aw yeah disney crazy up in here …Disneyland today. This is REAL time Disney. California Adventure was just an appetizer folks. This right here be Disney. And I apologize in advance for all the WDW/DL comparisons but I can’t help myself. It’s hard to not compare this place to our home park. So we woke […]

THE GREAT GOODY ROAD TRIP DAY 13 (CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE!!)

Ok brace yourselves. First actual Disney post. I know. Much excitement. We woke up this morning at like 6AM. And for breakfast we had the muffins I got last night at Mimi’s. They were delicious  The coffee though. We brought our own french vanilla creamers and coffee pods to use in the room. However, the […]

THE GREAT GOODY ROAD TRIP DAY 12 (WARNER BROS TOUR AND MORE DISNEY FOOD)

Today we woke ip in California! And it’s kind of a cool feeling knowing we will be waking up in the same place for the next few days. We haven’t experienced that in a while. Not that we won’t miss the old family truckster but it’s all of a sudden super relaxing up in here. […]

THE GREAT GOODY ROAD TRIP DAY 11 (CALIFORNIA AND OUR FIRST MEAL AT DISNEYLAND!!)

Miles driven -3766.5 Hello hangover. Whoosh Vegas did s number on us. Nickie and I woke up not feeling…great…today. And we pretty much just drove today for the first half. So like a five hour drive. Hungover. Awesome. We packed up and hit the road at around 7:30. After a quick stop for gas and […]

THE GREAT GOODY ROAD TRIP DAY 10 (VEGAS BABY!!)

Miles driven – 3416 So this morning I did wake up with Nickie to see the sunrise. I swear I did but the kids did not want to make it down. They wuz sleepy. So I stayed in the room with them and fell back asleep while Nickie ernt off and saw the sunset. I’m […]

THE GREAT GOODY ROAD TRIP DAY 9 (ARIZONA AND THE GRAND CANYON!)

Miles driven – 3167 Wow today was a big day. One might even call it.. … Grand.  Get it? Eh you will. Anyways, we started the day today in Albuquerque. The alarm went off at 5:45. I know. Early but we haz’d a ton o stuff to see. So. Lessgo. Since we had so much […]