Day 2 Bug Travels

The book bug did a lot of moving yesterday. It went to the Rantoul Public Library, in Rantoul Illinois and made an attempt at finding a Geocache near there called “Fishers First Cache”.  Then we drove by Bloomington, Illinois, and Normal, Illinois… If people from New York are called New Yorkers, and people from New … Read more

June 21 – AK Trip Day 2 – On the road again

We’re at exit 103 northbound on I-57.  We decided to pit-stop in Rantoul to see where we used to live and give the Book Bug a place to see.  We will visit Frank Everitt Field, formerly Chanute AFB where all Air Force weather training was conducted. Tom attended Weather Observer school here in 1987 and … Read more

Picked up the Book Bug from the Library

Well.  We’re about to start the trip.  Nan has the Book Bug and I’ve got most of the techie stuff done and we’re about to start packing…  Day 1 will take us to Marion, Illinois.Geocaching.  We’re planning on doing three Geocaches… We may visit a few more but we’ll see how timing works out.  The … Read more

Posting over Verizon Wireless

We’re at the Verizon kiosk in the mall and they have a laptop with the broadband card for people to test… so I thought I’d see how well it works and try to make a post onto the blog.  Looks like it pretty sweet for out in the boonies as long as theres cellular coverage.  … Read more