The prettiest interstate in America was even prettier this time. Amazing.
So, it’s been hot out. Basically 95+ since I left DC. Except for those glorious hours in Laramie, after the rain storm. I’m always surprised (and should stop being surprised) at how many cool mountain towns there are in America — full of rich (and sometimes dark) history, talented cooks [Keep reading]
I’ve never been so happy to see rain clouds! Nothing against Nebraska but, it’s loooong. And Wyoming is magically green. I have a thing for bales of hay.
Portland Event: Saturday, July 20, at Powell’s Books – 8 p.m. Email me with questions at BobSullivan4@gmail.com
My day was almost perfect, staring with a brisk bike ride on Missouri’s Katy Trail. If I could do that every day, I’d be so happy. And healthy. Then, a short 6-hour trip to Nebraska. Driving into Omaha is a bit surreal. It’s a much bigger city than seems like [Keep reading]
It’s so hot! But had a great day visiting old friends. First, met Axton Betz in Greenup, Illinois. She’s a child ID theft researcher (and a victim herself). Met her in Omaha two years ago. Now, she’s doing great and teaching at Eastern Illinois. Then, I got to Columbia to [Keep reading]
Covered more ground than we expected today, which is always good. Stopped in the amazing “Book Loft” bookstore in the German Village section of Columbus, Ohio. Book Loft is part amazing book store, part garden. Red Tape reader Scott Haag stopped by, and the folks at the store were very [Keep reading]
If you haven’t heard the term already, you won’t be able to avoid it soon: “The Internet of Things.” Tech companies are racing to attach small computers and sensors to everything in our lives — coffee cups, pens, toilet paper, cars — and then enabling them to talk to each [Keep reading]
NSA leader Edward Snowden participated in an online chat or sorts on Monday, says the Guardian newspaper. There’s no way of verifying it was Snowden behind the keyboard, of course. You can read NBCNews.com’s coverage of the chat, by Tracy Connor, here. You can see the original chat page at The [Keep reading]
My brilliant friend Annie Murphy Paul, who writes The Brilliant Blog, recently began a story by saying that it was more important than anything she’d written in a while, and she hoped readers could spare a little extra attention (btw, you should read it). I feel that way about my [Keep reading]