Th’ Gaussling & family are off on a road trip to the darkest interior of Missouri. With any luck, we’ll spot some of the fabled “hill people” at the nearby Road Kill Festival. We’ll partake in the local custom of dining on tree climbing mammals tenderized by an ’82 Chevy pickup.

I’ll be teaching a Festival shortcourse called HB-302 “Advanced Hillbilly Engineering Methods”, in the big white tent. Bring your own duct tape and uni-strut.