Today we had breakfast at Ma Fishers diner in Milwaukee with my friend, and then we headed out towards Des Moines. This was quite a long drive and took us most of the day. We ended up staying outside of Des Moines a bit, but got a chance to walk by the Iowa State Capitol … Continue reading Day 57: Milwaukee, WI –> Des Moines, IA
We took a while to get going, but we left Chicago and headed towards Milwaukee. My sister and brother are joining me for part of the trip. We met up with one of my camp friends, went out to a burger place for dinner, and then hung out at his place. Did a bunch of … Continue reading Day 56: Chicago, IL –> Milwaukee, WI
Today was the last full day at home, and I ran a workshop with a group of homeschool students in Spring Grove, IL with my little brother. We had students of all ages, from about seven up to eighteen years old. There were a number of parents there as well, and we ran the workshop … Continue reading Day 55: Chicago, IL
Today was maybe the most tiring day of the trip, but a really good day. I had a workshop at Elk Grove High School. I met with some people at the school, then ran a workshop with some computer science students, and then did back to back presentations speaking to an auditorium of students at … Continue reading Day 54: Chicago, IL
Today I ran a workshop at Mather High School in Chicago. Also checked out the Bean at Millenium park to hit up the landmarks. Deerfield High School graduation was also today, so I got to see my little brother graduate and we had a post-graduation dinner afterwards.
I sent a lot of emails today, but also did a bunch of other stuff. I saw a few friends in Deerfield and also up in the city. My sister just got back in town from Spain. It was a busy day with the family, and also with CodeHS. There are a number of workshops … Continue reading Day 52: Chicago, IL
We started in Toledo and drove to Chicago today. We took 80 west pretty much all of the way. We barely touched Michigan just to check that state off the list, and then took a stop at the Indiana Dunes National Park. Not a lot going on at that national park. Continued to Chicago, and … Continue reading Day 51: Toledo, OH –> Chicago, IL
We started in Rochester, NY and drove to Niagara Falls. Then we drove towards Cleveland and took a brief stop at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. We then headed to Oberlin to meet up with my cousin. We had dinner there, and then continued to Toledo, Ohio. Two McDonalds stops in one day.
Today was mostly a driving day (8 hours+). We started in Guildhall, Vermont, woke up early, and drove towards Albany where my mom was going to the airport. We continued afterwards towards Rochester, New York. The rain was coming down for most of the day, but let up as we got a bit farther west. … Continue reading Day 49: Guildhall, VT –> Rochester, NY
We started off today by running a workshop at St. Johnsbury Academy in the area. I ran the workshop with an AP Computer Science class, and it went really well. We did a few more Vermont things, including walking around by the Connecticut River, seeing the barn, the chickens, and feeding the donkeys. We visited … Continue reading Day 48: Guildhall, VT