Category Archives: Travel

I’ve Driven in 31 of the 50 States

By | July 20, 2021

How many states have you driven through? Not how many states have you visited, but how many have you personally driven in? Extra points if you can remember the first year you did so and list them in order. Okay, here goes: 1 ) Minnesota (1980) 2 ) Wisconsin (1982) 3 ) North Dakota (1983)… Read More »

10 Days at Davis Motel Garretson South Dakota

By | September 11, 2013

Today, we are broadcasting live from Garretson, South Dakota. Home to about 1,100 hardy souls, this little community sits about 20 miles NE of Sioux Falls. Almost in Minnesota, but not quite. For the next 10 days, I’ll be living at the Davis Motel. No chain hotels here! The Davis is one of those cute… Read More »

Hangin’ Out at Crossroads Motel in Beresford SD

By | September 8, 2013

I just checked in to the Crossroads Motel in Beresford, South Dakota. Planning to stay here for 2 nights, then head north. Beresford is located about halfway between Sioux Falls and Sioux City, Iowa on I-29. Being a Sunday afternoon, I pretty much have the place to myself! This motel is a time warp from… Read More »

Cute Rexall Drugs Store in Rock Rapids Iowa

By | September 4, 2013

I’ve not yet arrived in the Promised Land, so I’m still in Iowa. Just barely, though. By sheer accident, I found a fantastic mom & pop motel in Rock Rapids. No, not literally by accident! I was driving by on the highway which also happens to be Rock Rapids’ main street when the Four Seasons… Read More »

No Alcohol in Park Unless it’s Beer or Wine

By | September 3, 2013

While walking through East Park in Mason City, Iowa this morning, I noticed this sign. Apparently, beer and wine is somehow more acceptable or “safer” than liquor. Way back in Drivers Ed., we learned that one 12 ounce can of beer, one 5 ounce glass of wine, and one 1 ounce shot of booze all… Read More »

Drew Meets Mr. Libbie in Mason City Iowa

By | August 31, 2013

Today, I had the chance to meet up with an old radio friend from my KKEZ and KRIT Fort Dodge days. Mike Libbie and I never actually worked together. He was program director and morning host on KKEZ for several years before I arrived. One night while I was on the air, this guy shows… Read More »

Jen’s Porch Becomes My Office for the Week

By | August 22, 2013

All essential items for roaming the country and working on the road are shown in the photo below: reliable vehicle, friend’s comfortable patio, laptop computer, external mouse, portable radio, and Diet Mountain Dew. No dress clothes, time clock, or cubicle required or desired. There are actually two more essential items: a fast, reliable Wi-Fi connection… Read More »