New Mexican Mexican

Food.  New Mexican Food. We live in New Mexico.  You know, the state where a wall is being batted around. Okay.  Don’t get me started. But anyway, I thought it would be fun to give you a quick lesson on New Mexican Food. It is Very Different from Mexican Food. New Mexican Food is all about […]

A Walled City to Stay

Forging Forward. All of the Scary Hospital Stuff will be Behind Us. Of this I Pray. And We Will have France in June.  🙂 A Family of 4 in France. VRBO makes it Easy to Find a Place to Stay. This will be our First Trip to France. Looking for Adventure in the Cities and […]

Paris by Way of Reykjavik

We Did It! We’re Really Going. To Paris!  Waiting not so patiently for June. We did our own Travel Arrangements.  Together.  One Evening. One LONG Evening. Laptops.  Phones.  Maps.  Notebooks. To Get the Best Price on Airfare. Air Travel is Very Expensive when You Live Off a Main Thorofare.  Like We Do. Here’s our Starting Point…Albuquerque […]

A Castle in France on the Radar

2017 is the Year. The Year of France for Us. With Some High School French and Spanish Under Our Belts.  We are Up for the Adventure. For Only One Week.  Sadly.  But in June. Paris.  The City of Lights.  First.   No Particulars Yet. But I did Find This VRBO Studio Apartment.  Sleeps 5.  Reasonable Price. […]

A Perfect Meal in a Perfect Day

What’s a Perfect Meal for You? For Me, it’s not the Food.  It’s the Atmosphere. And the Company. How About Seafood by the Sea? With lots of Warm Winter Breezes. Sitting on a Covered Deck. Flip Flopped Feet dangling over the Edge. Family Together. Reasonable Prices.  Buy One/Get One. Kids Eat Free. We Found a Perfect Meal Spot…Pinchers.  In […]

Don’t Scream on a Dolphin Tour

I Scream. I guess I just get excited. Dolphins.  Pods and Pods of Dolphins. So Graceful.  Sleek.  Fast.  Charming. I Love Dolphins. So we bundled up (yes, it was chilly) and hopped on a Dolphin Tour Boat. Love the Outfit…Canada Jacket with Florida Flamingo Skirt, Striped Leggings and Flip Flops. I like Pelicans Too and […]

Thomas Edison and Henry Ford and Florida, Oh My

The Next Time You venture to Ft. Myers, Florida, there are two fabulous homes You Must Visit. The Winter Estates of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford. Neighbors with Star Power. Yes.  Those Guys.  Powerhouse Innovative Inventors of the 20th Century. Electricity and Cars.  Where would the 21st Century be without them? I appreciate all that… But it’s […]

Traveling for Christmas…A Bus Adventure!

The Idea Sounded Great in July. Let’s Go to Florida for Christmas! Let’s have a Real Christmas Vacation.  On the Beach. Switch Out Boots for Flip Flops.  Yes! And Then Around August Came the Question… But Will Santa Find Us in Florida??? My Answer Was Quick and Flippant…Of Course! Santa Flies All Over the World.  […]

Texas Steak Texas Style

Chain Restaurants.  We Have Many, Many Chains. Not My Favorite.  But When the Chain is Merry Christmas Decorated and the Grill is Hot… It’s All Good. Welcome to Texas Land & Cattle Steakhouse. Texas.  Our Neighbor to the East.  Due East. They Say Everything is Bigger in Texas. I’ll Let You Make the Call. Have a […]

A Mule Barn Christmas Spin

Let’s Talk Greasy Spoons.  Every Town Has One. You Know, the Local Funky Place for Decent Food at Cheap Places. Here We Have Murphy’s Mule Barn. The Name Kind of Says it All. We Took our Animal Friends to Lunch.    The Moose Siblings and R.F. Cardigan. An Early Holiday Celebration.  Celebrating Being Together and the Joys […]