Nerdtour 2012: T-minus 4 hours and counting – 98% ready

Everything re-arranged and re-packed (had to discard some things, reluctantly). Only things left to do are to dispose of trash, grab a shower, pack up the laptop and grab a cab. Further updates will be through the phone or iPad, depending on WiFi and/or 3G availability.

Nerdtour 2012: T-Minus 12 hours and counting…

So, almost everything put away that can be put away, one last batch of clothes in the laundry, and the apartment passed muster with the apartment management.  Boarding passes printed for DCA and DFW, have to pack some things and repack others.  So, a quick bite while the clothes tumble … Continue reading

Nerdtour 2012: T-Minus 29 hours and counting…

Oh, boy, it’s getting down to the wire, one more (partial) day of work, then I do the final prep work for the trip.  One last go-around with laundry, packing up the laptop and a hard drive, assorted re-arrangements for the oddments and fripperies that I’ll be taking (cables, batteries, … Continue reading

T Minus 9 hours and counting!

Nerd Tour 2003 begins at 10:00 AM EDT Monday morning! Final systems checks were made, the vehicle condition is nominal, final loading will begin at approximately 9:00 AM. Pilot is in varying stages of excitement and anxiety, and is preparing for sleep. Web page was updated with map showing first leg of the … Continue reading