The greatest

On your way to Nashville from Ottawa, you pass through Kentucky. Pretty much inevitable. And unless you’re going to go mine coal or race a horse, you could almost be forgiven for only stopping for gas. Louisville is right on the Ohio River, looking across at Indiana. It’s the self-proclaimed “Gateway to the South”. But Louisville has … More The greatest

Finding the Spot

So we decided we were hungry. Here’s an ode to the power of signage, okay? Because our gps indicated “food” with the usual knife-and-fork pictogram that could be a Wendy’s or a Bob Evans. Really, all I was hoping for was soup. But as we pulled off the I-75 heading south through Ohio, I spotted … More Finding the Spot

The road trip

Balancing out the 25 dollar barrel of oil with the plummeting Canadian dollar (the two things are not unrelated), it seems particularly asinine to take a road trip through the US. Why not just fling loonies out the window as we speed along the Natchez Trace? But, still. The lure of the road. Crammed into a VW … More The road trip