I’m in Madison for a few days. But lemmie tell you about the drive here. It looked like it was going to be rain/lightening/flooded out where I’d planned to camp. Then the reservation site wasn’t letting me reserve a site. Then, like magic, the weather forecast completely cleared up and I found the most lovely little primitive camping area at Pony Express Lake Conservation Area just north of Kansas city. Free and had it all to myself. So peaceful!


06/24/15 Setting Out 10

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  1. A better method? Get a big stick.

  2. Or get a big sick. People stay away from you if you look like you’ll get fluids on them.

  3. Or a big Hick?

  4. Enjoy Madison, one of the best-kept secrets in the US. If you haven’t been before, make sure you visit the Farmer’s Market on Saturday on the capitol square. And buy hot cheese bread from Stella’s. And make sure to stop at Fromagination on the Square as well for awesome cheese. And eat a bowl of Pad Thai from Noodles & Co. on State Street for me.

  5. Kenneth Urban, does Noodles and Co have Som Tom?

  6. @KNO3, no, it would be better to get some brawny Irishman to do the fighting for you.

    IOW, a big Mick.

  7. Or a big tick??? SPOON!

  8. @KNO3: Nope. More of a broad selection of noodle dishes rather than a lot from any one culture:

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