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 […]

Wild West Main Street Durango

And To Think That I Saw It on Main Street. Durango.  Colorado. At 6800 feet above sea level, Durango sits high in the Rockies. Lightheadedness ensues to those not acclimated.  Like Me. It is a ski destination for many.  But this weekend, there was Not a Snowflake in Sight. No Worries.  Everyone Skipped the Slopes […]

Just No Ghosts. Thank you.

Halloween Eve. And the Ultimate Question…Did You Ever Experience a Ghost? Yes.  But I didn’t Like It.  At All. Here’s the Short but True Halloween Version. The Story Begins Here.  Charleston.  South Carolina. A Weekend Stay.  In An Old House. Yes, there is a Ghost Here but He stays in His Room.  The Room Where […]

Where Did You Get That?

Santa Fe Shopping.  Santa Fe Style. Santa Fe is Other-Worldly. Not the Alien/Roswell kind of Other-Worldly….but Simply Santa Fe. Let’s Go Shopping for a Fun, You-Never-Know-What-You’ll-Find Experience! Hey, You just walked past a great Black Wool Ensemble. The Silver and Onyx Necklace is So Santa Fe.  You Hear that A Lot Around Here. What about […]