I hadn’t planned on going to SoWo this year. I’m not that cool.
It started with getting invited to hang out with some companies that I have been working with at VWDiesel and getting to meet them and put faces with names. I was pretty flattered quite honestly. So I began talking with my wife about going down. It was pretty late notice, about 2 weeks before the show, and I figured that all of the hotels would be booked. Luck shined in my favor and a friend was no longer going and his rooms were available. Booyah!
But, before we could make the move he canceled the rooms because he hadn’t heard back from me. So I started looking for other options to make it down there with my wife and 3 year old. After much back and forth we decided that it would be too hard on Max to be at the show all weekend and that it would be best for me to go by myself. This decision wasn’t an easy one because in my almost 4 years of marriage my wife and I haven’t spent a day apart. She is my best friend and love always having here at my side, but sometimes you have to make the hard choices and this was one of them.
So now that I’m going down there by myself where am I going to stay? The back seat of a Mk4 Jetta sounds pretty homey doesn’t it? Luckily it didn’t come to that and a friend of mine offered me the couch at his place. Awesome. Read more