Monthly Archives: July 2013

The Pain of Choosing a Trip

By this time tomorrow I will be waking up on the Tunisian island of Djerba for a week of vacation. One of the things I take great pleasure in when taking a trip like this is the near total disconnect I have from the rest of the connected digital world. My phone is not smart, […]

The Waiting Is The Hardest Part: Visiting the Tour de France

The alarm rang at an unspeakably early hour. The skies were still dark. With some effort, we managed to get showered and ready, and were out the door a little past 7 in the morning. The distance from Angers to Le Mans is around 95 kilometers (60 miles), which meant that we’d be on the […]