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Archive for October, 2009


Posted: October 31st, 2009 by Scott

We made it to Chicago late in the evening on Tuesday and met up with one of Courtney’s friends Suzanne and her husband Michael for dinner. They were gracious enough to give us a place to stay for the evening as well. We were really glad to finally see someone along the road that we […]

Wisconson Beer and Some Needed R&R

Posted: October 30th, 2009 by Courtney

After the many nights of camping and staying in motels, I was excited to stay at the Speckled Hen Inn, a cute little B&B in Madison, Wisconsin.   The room was great and there was a lounge area that was just like being at home.  We spent most of the first night enjoying the complementary hot […]

SPAM Museum

Posted: October 26th, 2009 by Courtney

Thanks to our friend Tony’s recommendation, we made our way to the SPAM Museum in Austin, Minnesota yesterday afternoon.  We spent about an hour learning about the history of Hormel, SPAM, and how fast we could package a box of SPAM at the world’s one and only SPAM Museum. We even got access to hundreds of […]