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The Super Bowl adventure begins

It begins.

Mrs. PFT and yours truly are rolling to Dallas, in a bus.  Not the ’68 VW bus.  And not with a ticket on Greyhound.

It’s a full-sized, 10-wheel, two-bathroom, full-kitchen bus with desks and TVs and a refrigerator and no booze that I have managed to find.


We’re making a mostly-non-stop trip to Dallas.  And I’ll be posting stories the whole way.

Things will get very interesting if/when I find the booze.

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25 Responses to “The Super Bowl adventure begins”
  1. joetoronto says: Jan 29, 2011 4:44 PM

    You drink, she drives?

  2. jimmylions says: Jan 29, 2011 4:56 PM

    If you let us know where you may be stopping, PFT fans can arrange for “supplies” for your bus.

  3. russin010 says: Jan 29, 2011 5:01 PM

    Wow. Nice upgrade. I guess that’s what happens when you sell your soul to NBC. Nevermind, you sold it when you got your law degree.

  4. thereisalwaysnextyear says: Jan 29, 2011 5:11 PM

    If it’s a charter, you better have brought your own booze.

  5. thereisalwaysnextyear says: Jan 29, 2011 5:12 PM

    “You drink, she drives?”

    No, they drink and someone else drives! I don’t think you take a custom bus non-stop and drive yourself! Ruins the point.

  6. dempsey63 says: Jan 29, 2011 5:14 PM

    “How many more miles?”

  7. dempsey63 says: Jan 29, 2011 5:15 PM

    “Omigosh…did I turn the stove off?”

  8. footballrulz says: Jan 29, 2011 5:23 PM

    I suppose this means you are not the driver

  9. satanphoenix says: Jan 29, 2011 5:25 PM

    Why don’t you help the economy get out of Thomas Crappers invention and make some Liquor store owner a happy man.

  10. steelersfbfan says: Jan 29, 2011 5:41 PM

    Pick me up and take me with you!

  11. NoHomeTeam says: Jan 29, 2011 5:43 PM

    Does Madden know you borrowed the Cruiser?
    Or is he driving while you drink?

  12. screamingsheep69 says: Jan 29, 2011 5:47 PM

    Need to take a taxi to the airport and get your scared little ass on an airplane and fly to Dallas.

  13. richm2256 says: Jan 29, 2011 5:56 PM

    Come on Mike, admit it ….. you miss the Vee Dub.

    What? You’ve sold out for the luxury of the “Big Time”?????

  14. wydok says: Jan 29, 2011 6:09 PM

    So, are you afraid to fly, Mike? Or just don’t like getting groped by TSA?

  15. hobartbaker says: Jan 29, 2011 6:20 PM

    Most people have to wait until they’re 65 to load the missus in an RV and head south.

  16. alewatcher says: Jan 29, 2011 6:59 PM

    First stop: Liquor store.

  17. benh999 says: Jan 29, 2011 7:52 PM

    He stopped flying because the TSA agents refuse to grope him.

  18. Deb says: Jan 29, 2011 8:43 PM

    Have a safe trip to Jerry’s World, Mike. Hope they’ll let you watch the game inside the stadium … but could you get a photo of the folks who paid $200 to sit outside and watch on a jumbotron? That falls into the “must be seen to be believed” category.

  19. nitemare1 says: Jan 29, 2011 9:52 PM


    you however love to fly, word is you like those enhanced pat downs by the big TSA men

  20. dempsey63 says: Jan 29, 2011 10:57 PM

    When the water in the toilet flushes in the other direction, that means you overshot Big D by a couple of miles.

  21. benh999 says: Jan 30, 2011 12:33 AM

    Jealous you can’t get those when you take Greyhound?

  22. hobartbaker says: Jan 30, 2011 2:00 AM

    Now that you’re finally delivering on the honeymoon you promised, how about putting a little aside each month for a genuine gold ring.

  23. hobartbaker says: Jan 30, 2011 2:10 AM

    Thing sounds huge. You could probably pick up the Steelers on the way through Pittsburgh and give them a lift.

    Right off the top it has 8 more wheels than I do, one more bathroom, and one half more kitchen. Not to mention the desk, computer, and T.V.

  24. screamingsheep69 says: Jan 30, 2011 7:28 AM

    If the bus is a rockin, don’t come a knockin.
    Poor Jill.

  25. h8dansnyder says: Jan 30, 2011 8:59 AM

    Be careful, Mike. That Night Train’s a mean wine!

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