Florence, KY, for those that have never been, sits at the border of Ohio and Kentucky; a 20 minute bus gets you to downtown Cincinnati. Having only been to downtown Cincinnati when I was younger, I wanted to make sure to check it out before heading to Nashville. Luck had it that one of the T.A.N.K. (Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky, but TANK sounds way more badass) bus stops was right next to the Planet Fitness I stayed at. For $1.50, I had the luxury of not worrying ab
First night sleeping in a Walmart parking was anything but a Disney Resort. Morons revving their engines at 2 am and the parking lot flood light beaming through my curtains made sleep difficult, but manageable. By 6 am, the morning rush of shoppers began and with them, the screeching sound of rackety old shopping carts being pushed by the back of the van (which is also where my head rests). Andy and I had planned an interview for later in the day, so I wanted to get to the Pl
Overnight temperatures never dipped below freezing, but that didn’t stop me from waking up 3 times to add more layers. My alarm started buzzing around 7:30am, but my college roommates can attest to the fact that my alarm doesn’t mean I woke up. Closer to 9:30am, I got out of bed and went inside Planet Fitness to shower. The plan was to then sneak into the continental breakfast at Comfort Suites or Hampton Inn (because according to Reddit and the 'Living in a Van' Facebook gro
...for 250 days.
For those of you that have been following along since the beginning, and I’m talking like, the very beginning, you’d know that Father’s Day 2018 I announced to the world that I would be undertaking the most meaningful, and daunting, project in my 23 years of existence. (If you missed it, or would like to see what The Dad Book looked like a year ago, you can see that video here.) 13,000 miles, 50 dads, you know the spiel.
301 days would pass between announ