Cross Country Move

By:  Sam
June 13, 2010

Every once in a while though, we’d stop and Sam would let me go chase these future-steaks.

At one point, Google Maps took us on this little detour: a “dry weather only” county road in rural WY. “Avoid Highways”, real smart Sam, could have easily got the car stuck out there.

I can’t be too annoyed though, I got to hunt cows again. These cows weren’t as eager to run as the earlier ones though.

Yeah Sam, a fence. Keep driving.

We got to Cody Wy that night and got a very cheap hotel room. Sam almost snuck me into the room but the owner caught him so I had to sleep in the car. He got around this by taking every blanket and pillow from the room out to the car and making the front seat into a big bed for me. Take THAT, hotel lady.

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  1. christian
    wrote on June 13th, 2010 at 6:07 pm  

    that view of shuksan from the ski area never gets old…glad you and sam made it out safely. cheers.

  2. Josh A
    wrote on June 13th, 2010 at 6:07 pm  

    Nice write up…

    Funny, I also ended up caving and getting a hotel in Rapid City when I took a road trip out west. You should’ve gone to Crazy Horse, way more interesting the Mount Rushmore, and huge by comparison.

  3. powhounddd
    wrote on June 14th, 2010 at 7:37 am  

    Awesome dude. I want to drive across the continent too next time I go West!! Good luck in your new home and looking forward to some pretty interesting TR’s from that neck of the woods…

  4. Sam
    wrote on June 14th, 2010 at 12:00 pm  

    Thanks everyone! I was sorry to leave the EC, but I’m looking forward to lots of new exploring. We’re only getting in to spring season here now, so we’ll be skiing well into the summer, if not all year round.

    • powhounddd
      wrote on June 14th, 2010 at 4:10 pm  

      I will just pretend I didn’t read that last bit. *claps hands over ears* I CAN’T HEAR YOU! NANANANAAA!

  5. Porter Haney
    wrote on June 14th, 2010 at 12:43 pm  

    Sam! Glad you and Chester made it safe and sound. Good job breaking the dog author barrier. I dig the new style.

  6. Danno
    wrote on June 14th, 2010 at 2:27 pm  
  7. Greg
    wrote on June 14th, 2010 at 5:31 pm  

    awesome awesome awesome photo journal… Chester has definitely found his voice too! never knew he had it in him.

    it’s funny you headed east before heading west… right?

    did you do that to hike the moose thinking you might not ever get back to tag that one or something?

  8. Ben
    wrote on June 15th, 2010 at 2:35 pm  

    beautiful! love the last picture…

    it’s always interesting seeing that vast inner half of the country… and SO nice to see the topography finally rising up from the plains.

    enjoy WA!

  9. MadLancelotSki
    wrote on June 15th, 2010 at 10:40 pm  
  10. Butch Chamberlain
    wrote on June 25th, 2010 at 9:12 am  

    Well I call that an epic TR. The commentator was real good as well.
    I like a dog with character. After seeing the final destination it is of
    no wonder that a person would be drawn to there. I wish you more fun and
    more trips to show us. It’s these little glimpses of the world outside of
    Verm’ont thast facinates me. Keep on sending these TR’s !!!GREAT!!! BC

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