Normally, legislators send out what are, in the common vernacular, called “E-Blasts” 1-2 times per month. Topics are usually connected to social, economic and political events of the current day. This E-Blast is a deviation from these common themes. Today, I am going to report on a 9-day trip I took to the Lower 48 in late June. I am going to channel my inner Scott McMurren.