Out of the Frying Pan, Into the Soup Pot…Or How To Own a Vacation Rental on a Shoestring Budget

At Home in New Mexico, We’re at Triple Digits Every Day.  Still. Our Vacation Home/Rental is in Steamy Florida.  Sunny Soup Pot.   Because of Our Crazy Life, It’s Been Almost 2 Years Since We Spent Time in the Florida House. And Now, Finally, a Visit to See How the House is Doing. Oh, Yes, […]

Why Disney? Why Indeed!

Disneyland.  California. Outrageously Expensive.  Crowded. Miles of Walking.  Endless Hours of Waiting. Silliness.  Goofiness. Winding Lines.  70 Minute Waits. 2.5 Minute Attractions. $6 Hot Dog. $10 Bag of Carmel Corn. $92 Lunch with Show for Everyone over 7. Why Disney? Because It is the Perfect Backdrop for Magic. Together with the People You Love. Experiencing […]

12 Tips To Glide Through Disney. Gliding is Good!

According to the Experts, the Worst Time to Visit Disney is Easter/Spring Break. Crowds at Every Turn.  Lines that Go On Forever. So When Spring Break and Easter Collide, Avoid Disney.  Stay Home. Enjoy Beautiful Pinky Sunsets.  At Home. Or Not. Sometimes You Just Need to Get Out of Dodge.  If Only for a Few […]

Choo Choo Blues. Costco Travel High.

We’ve had a long haul.  Sickness.  Sadness.  Being Scared. And Staying Close to Home and Hospital. But Now We’re On the Upswing and Time for a Break.  Spring Break. Time to Get Out of Here.  We Need Happy and Plenty of It. Yes, Many Would Poo Poo the Destination Choice…But We’re Going to Disneyland(!)   […]

What’s Good about the JetBlue Red Eye?

Taking the JetBlue Red Eye.  Leave at Midnight.  Arrive JFK at 6:00 AM. One Plane.  No Changes. All Good. Except. You’re in New York at 6AM with Check-In Not Until 3PM. What to Do with 9 Hours and a Very Tired Family of 4? How About a Parade? The 111th Annual Independence Day Parade in Brooklyn? Cobble Hill and Carroll […]