Category Archives: Hundred Highways

Hundred Highways Tour #54, 55: U.S. 89 & Highway 540 to Pine Creek

The nice thing about having a blog that three people read, is that when I’m five months late on posting an installment, only three people notice. However, I just noticed that I never posted about the leg of the Hundred … Continue reading

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Hundred Highways Tour #51 – 53: US 287, US 12, MT 284 to Bedrock Books

North on 287 with wheat and alfalfa running like ponies across the rolling expanse bound for the mountains on every horizon. It’s one of those late-summer days that poets keep trying to capture in words, but never do. It’s one … Continue reading

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Hundred Highways Tour #49, 50: M-13, M-84 to Bemo’s Bar

I didn’t plan it this way and I wasn’t aware of it at the time, but it’s perfectly fitting that I completed the first half of the Hundred Highways Tour in my birthplace of Bay City, Michigan. My show would … Continue reading

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Hundred Highways Tour #45 – 48: M-25, I-75, I-23, M-14 to Bookbound

When I was in college at a small school in a mid-Michigan cornfield, my best friend was at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. I was the poor kid who wanted to transfer there, but knew I could never … Continue reading

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Hundred Highways Tour #43, #44: I-90 & US 2 to the GetLit! Festival

A short jump from Coeur d’Alene to Spokane for the GetLit! Fest. Too much free wine, too nice of a hotel and a fantastic downtown/park. Mostly I walked around being surprised by how nice of a city this is. I’d … Continue reading

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Hundred Highways Tour #38 – 42: US 93, MT 200, MT Secondary 471, NF 9, I-90 to The Well-Read Moose

Since my reading the night before at Fact & Fiction was followed by some serious bar-hopping and it being pointed out to me that at midnight, it officially became my birthday, we ended up get a late start to head … Continue reading

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Hundred Highways Tour #36, 37: I-90 & U.S. 12 to Fact and Fiction Books

We planned on taking back roads, maybe 141 to 200 so we could pass through Avon and Ovando, or maybe 1 to 38 to 93 to find road drinks in Porters Corner or Victor. But by the time we got … Continue reading

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Hundred Highways Tour #26 – 35: I-90, MT 84, U.S. 191, U.S. 20, I-15, MT 41, MT 287, MT 55 & MT 2 to King’s English Bookshop

Once again rolling alongside the Gallatin River and skirting the western edge of Yellowstone, back to Salt Lake. This time it’s for a reading at the King’s English Bookshop. This is one of the great independent bookstores that you can … Continue reading

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Hundred Highways Tour #22 – 25: Northern, Western, Hummingbird & Southern Highways to Miss Bertie’s Community Library

A couple days after Christmas, my family and I flew into Belize and jumped into a van that took us, three hours later, to Hopkins Village, on the Caribbean coast. The drive, first on the Northern Highway, then the Western … Continue reading

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Hundred Highways Tour #11 – 19: MT 2, US 287, MT 87, US 20, I-15, US 30, ID 34, US 91 & I-84 to Ken Sanders Rare Books

Back to the legendary Ken Sanders Rare Books in Salt Lake City for the second time. I read here years ago with my cousin Doug and have been anxious to have a new book and therefore, a reason to come … Continue reading

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