Back from a great, long weekend

To celebrate my youngest cousin’s high school graduation, Yeni and I headed to Albany to join the celebration. Instead of flying, we packed very lightly and took the Harley 650 miles east from Ann Arbor to Albany, mostly following I-90 (we were going to go through Canada, but that’s a different story). The trip to Albany was amazing and covered parts of Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York. Cities included Toledo, Cleveland, Erie, Buffalo, Syracuse, and Albany. Normally, when traveling on the Interstate, you really don’t get to see much, and with this trip, we set that as our expectation. Gladly, we were wrong. I had never been West of Albany (yes, I’m one of those type of New Yorker’s) and ...

June 29, 2009 2 min Fred Posner

Welcome to Ohio

Welcome to Cincinnati, Ohio where the welcome is traffic, traffic, traffic.

December 1, 2008 1 min Fred Posner

Summary: Ann Arbor to Fort Lauderdale

[][1]Fred enjoying Dunkin' Donuts Yeni and I started early — very early — Saturday morning. After loading the truck and topping off the tank, we hit I-94 somewhere around 4 am. It was BEYOND cold with the truck showing outside temperatures ranging from 10 – 15 degrees. Normally, I make as few stops as humanly possible; combing fuel stops with rest breaks (and yes, “rest breaks” means exactly what it sounds like)....

November 24, 2008 3 min Fred Posner

Stuck in Cincinnatti

Stuck in traffic in Ohio just North of Kentucky. Looks backed up for miles.

November 22, 2008 1 min Fred Posner

Welcome to Ohio

Home of the speed limit.

November 22, 2008 1 min Fred Posner


Welcome to Kentucky. Did I mention how much I don’t like Ohio traffic? Can’t wait to see those Mountains.

August 30, 2008 1 min Fred Posner


Trying a new way

August 30, 2008 1 min Fred Posner

200 miles to go!

Filled up in Troy, Ohio and got another Dew. Only 200 miles left.

August 3, 2008 1 min Fred Posner

Round on the ends…

Welcome to Ohio

August 2, 2008 1 min Fred Posner

No, there is too much. Let me sum up.

Uno! Ok – I can think of no better way to start this post than with a movie quote. After all, this is the Fred Posner blog, isn’t it? Ok, maybe it would be better if I gave the full Inigo Montoya quote but nonetheless, Buttercup is marrying Humperdink in a little less than half an hour. New York City After spending the weekend in Oregon with my family, Yeni and I joined my parents and cousins in New York City for a great weekend. Yeni had never visited New York before, and we tried to shove as much touristy goodness in 48 hours as could be humanly possible. What did we do? We went to Times Square, rode the Subways, walked across the Brooklyn Bridge, checked out the Statue of Liberty, whispered in Grand Central Station, walked all through Central Park, saw a Squirrel-Rat, visited Lincoln Center, the Museum of Natural History, and shared an ice cream in Brooklyn Heights. Not shabby, huh? We snapped a lot of pictures, and have them posted at my Picasa page. The weekend it self was amazing. The trip home sucked. Let me sum it up in three words: US Airways Sucks. How much do they suck? The enormity of their suckitude is beyond all knows means of measure. Comparable to a black hole, they simply do not allow any intelligent thought to escape. ...

July 27, 2008 6 min Fred Posner