Monthly Archives: June 2019

Mon. July 1, 2019 – should be home today

Had sunny and hot all through Illinois, Missouri, but into Arkansas it got dark and rumble-y. Missed all the thunderstorms but saw a pretty light show. The farmers are still flooded. Many won’t get a crop this year. The gas … Continue reading

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Sun. June 30, 2019 – rain rain go away….

Rain is forecast for my whole drive. I’m hoping the FEMA national forecast is as wrong as it’s been for the last several months. I might have a second or two to look at this auto-post before scrambling to get … Continue reading

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Sat. June 29, 2019 – last day in Chi-town

Cooler, maybe a bit of rain overnight? Not as hot as Houston certainly. Wrapping up in Chicagoland today. If I can fit everything in the truck, I’ll head home tomorrow morning. Lots to do today still. One thing is packing … Continue reading

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Fri. June 28, 2019 – on we go

A bit of threatening weather to the north, but no rain before I finally got to bed last night. It’s very damp here, and in the shade that makes it a bit chilly for this (now) Texas boy. I love … Continue reading

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Thur. June 27, 2019 – still plugging away

No idea as I write this if the storm blew through, or is still around. Got quite a lot of rain quickly though, even before I went to bed. I’m trying to figure out what my feelings are about selling … Continue reading

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Wed. June 26, 2019 – like my men..

Got a bit warmer by late afternoon yesterday, but cool and clear to start. Same forecast for today. I’m in a suburb of Chicago, and I was quite surprised by the difference in pricing at the grocery store. Items I … Continue reading

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Tues. June 25, 2019 – safely in the Chicago area

A bit cool and damp by my standards…hoping for a sunny day. Lot of driving in the past two days. Spent Monday dodging thunderstorms and missed most of them. Not much traffic on the interstates. Fewer trucks than last time, … Continue reading

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Mon. June 24, 2019 – free but useless

Wet and humid here in AR. Posting early and from my phone because the hotel free wifi still uses some sort of authorization, and it doesn’t work on any of the android browsers on my tablet. More driving today. I … Continue reading

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Sun. June 23, 2019 – hitting the road

81F and 94%RH this morning. With light and occasional sprinkles yesterday, the humidity was miserable. Later this morning I’m hitting the road for Chi-town. Well, near to it anyway. Nearer than I like. Two days there, work on stuff for … Continue reading

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Sat. June 22, 2019 – sleeping in

85F at midnight, so I expect it is hot this am. [added – 83F and 93%RH, so not horrible at 7:30am] I’m trying to sleep in today, I want to be fully rested for my trip. Still have a lot … Continue reading

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