Rachel and Bus

January 30, 2010 by  
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Although insecurities abound, I am about to post my first introductory video blog (I prefer to call them “micro-docs”, because it sounds less like I’m an A.D.D. preteen with a cam-quarter and a hanging sheet).

Tonight I’m heading out on a Greyhound bus.  I’m about to purchase a Greyhound Discovery Pass, which, for $500, will let me get on and off anywhere in North America for two months, except for Alaska and Newfoundland.  While I realize Newfoundland is in the ocean, I’m not sure why they exclude Alaska.

I’ll be trying to “micro-document” every day of my trip, but don’t expect to see those videos for some time.  I want to be able to upload them consistently, and I can’t count on having wi-fi everywhere I go.  To avoid the stress of expectations (even if they’re only my own expectations), I’m going to hold off on the uploads until I can do it daily.  Which means they might not start flowing in for two months.

Enjoy. …I hope for future blogs to not be nearly as cheesy.  My eyebrows seem to have a mind of their own.

The beginning of this trip is dedicated to friend and fellow adventure seeker, Paul Quarrington, who went on his final adventure Jan 21, 2010. Here’s to the next chapter, Q-Tip.

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14 Responses to “Rachel and Bus”

  1. Ruth on January 30th, 2010 5:35 pm

    Oh man, I luaghed and laughed. Your my favorite comedienne

  2. Werner on January 30th, 2010 7:04 pm

    Like I said, Be very careful.
    Bon Voyage, babe. Call often.
    And if I dopn’t hear from you every two days or so, I am coming to get you.

  3. esther on January 31st, 2010 9:10 am

    I’m a fan of you. I will watch these obsessively.

  4. Judith Keenan on January 31st, 2010 3:16 pm

    Hey lady – thank you for being our adventurer _ know that will be living vicariously through your eyes (though you might have to do something about the eyebrows, feels kind a wierd, looking out under those particular eyebrows, what with their mind-control functions and all, but I digress … have an interesting time, don’t be stingy with the uploads, and look forward to your missives.

  5. Irene Duma on January 31st, 2010 3:33 pm

    Happy travels, oh comedy queen.

  6. Furgerburger on February 1st, 2010 9:56 am

    Cheers to a great new adventure Rach. Enjoy the ride & be safe.

  7. Kevin Hillier on February 1st, 2010 3:19 pm

    hi there
    talked to mom. she told me all about the trip. have yourself a great time and be safe. i will be watching for up dates.

  8. Karl on February 2nd, 2010 11:20 am

    Nice work!

    The facial comedy in your intro is top notch. Don’t you dare hold back on that. Seriously. Be the living cartoon, you, and have fun.

  9. Elizabeth on February 2nd, 2010 12:32 pm

    Rachel….you are hilarious! We are dying’ over here..! LOL! My wee Liam watched ever so intently, squealed with delight and clapped after your performance! Be safe and have a joyous adventure. Jealous!!!

    PS Save me some cracker jacks! I love those!

  10. Alice on February 2nd, 2010 12:35 pm

    Hey Rachel…Are you wearing your tracking device? Just a “mom’s” idea…Ha! I loved your video and am pouting that I didn’t see you in our area and that I have dial-up and have to wait da-a-a-a-a-ys to see your next one.
    Love you….and yes, I will pray! 🙂 hugs

  11. Dave on February 2nd, 2010 2:09 pm

    I’m with Mark: bubble gum!

  12. Arlene on February 3rd, 2010 11:53 pm

    Ok Elly posted this on LE and so of course I had to come look and then I sat here PIMP thinking WHY SHE’S FREAKING HILARIOUS!! Gotta watch this~~

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  14. pete-stevers on May 23rd, 2010 12:45 pm

    That is horrible cheese ball humour….
    but it takes a cheese ball to know a cheese ball
    big thanks for the visit!!
    you are welcome back anytime

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