Madison

FUUD: Best of #CatTravels

Traveling is tiring.You wait in airports, you stand in security lines, you drive for miles. There’s nothing more miserable.But there’s also nothing more inspiring and exciting and completely exhilarating, either. Which is why we endure the pain and suffering and…

#CatTravels: Weekend in Madison

It’s cold in Wisconsin.I’m talking 30-degrees-in-the sun cold. And it’s not even winter yet.People in Madison, the state capital, are walking around in T-shirts and sweatshirts. Not me. I’ve got at least three layers on, two of which are made…

#CatTravels: Day 1 in Madison

I arrived in Madison, Wisc. with a wool coat, a cowl neck top, a scarf and jeans.And that wasn’t enough.It was 34 degrees when I landed — 50 degrees colder than when I left Honolulu on Thursday night. And the temperature…

#CatTravels: Made it to Madison

I made it to Madison!And it wasn’t without some worry.See, I booked this flight on United Airlines — before my well-documented debacle involving said airlines and Continental Airlines, which got us to Las Vegas from Honolulu in 24 hours — so…

Need tips for my trip to Madison

I can’t believe I’m leaving for Madison, Wisc. this week.I remember booking the trip months ago, thinking, “Man, I’m planning ahead!”But now it’s just a few days away — and while I’m stressing about getting all my work done before I…

Need advice: long-distance love

I had been dreading this decision since April.And I wasn’t even the one making it!My boyfriend, Derek, got accepted into the Ph.D. program in history at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. (He’s working on his Ph.D. here, but this…