Tag: travel

3 lessons from my first Uber ride & how I escaped the surge

All the cool kids are using Uber these days. I gave it a whirl in Chicago this week. Despite one big uber gotcha that almost cost me 100 bucks (yeah, $100), it worked like a charm. Here’s how I wiggled into and back out of that hundred-dollar Uber mistake — and a few other lessons I learned as an Uber n00b.

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A Few Nuggets from Nawlins

To watch a man go where few have gone, I went to a place I’d never been. The man’s name is Roland. The place? New Orleans.

going off the grid

Next week I’m going camping. And not the Texas variety of camping where you stay in a cabin and everyone thinks it’s “rustic” because there’s […]

Starry-eyed Wise Men

So while we’re on the topic of Magi, because Magi come up all the time, we have a bit of a Christmas navigation problem to […]

We Call It “Preskit”

A little celebrating, a little shooting, a little sunshine… We’re in Arizona. Follow along with our interactive photo map and mini blog. You’ll see stuff […]

Hello, Owen!

Ever wonder what it sounds like to be mobbed by 50 adoring teens as you hike up the trail to David’s Waterfall at En Gedi? Wait no […]

Jesus Road 360

Jesus Road 360

Today, Eggplant Bus 13 visited the traditional location of he house of Caiaphas the High Priest. The road in the foreground dates from the 1st cen. and may have been the road Jesus walked to Caiaphas’ house after his arrest at Gethsemane. The temple mount and the Mt. of Olives rise in the distance.

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