she hoped she wasn’t really headed anywhere in particular,
but just in case she was,
she had taken precautions to ensure it would take
her an exceptionally long time
to get there…
New Orleans – I Miss You Already
We arrived in New Orleans on Friday, March 16th, as a belated birthday present to my apprentice traveler. While I’d only briefly visited the city years before, it clung to me like the swamp moss surrounding the Crescent City, the Big Easy, Nawlins. In the airport’s hustle and bustle, we picked up an unexpected additional…Continue Reading
Before leaving the Towsend / Canyon Ferry Lake KOA, my new friend recommended I stop at the Avon Family Cafe on my way to Missoula. She said they took good care of her, and the food was delicious. A warm home-cooked breakfast seemed like just the right thing since this is what I woke up…Continue Reading
Yellowstone on Labor Day Weekend
I woke up the morning of September 3rd to my first chilly morning. It was 50 degrees when I woke up, and I was delighted to have packed warm sleepwear. On the day’s agenda was a drive back through the Grand Tetons into Yellowstone to see Old Faithful. When you’ve been on the road for…Continue Reading
Bloganuary Day 5: What brings you joy in life?
Wide open spaces, the open road, adventures, good food, great friends, love, and happiness. Coloring, taking pictures, going on hikes, camping. Bonfires, clear nights, bright stars, purring kitties, freedom, peace. This version of a Sinatra standard: Dancing to good music. Watching the sunrise. Art. The beach, the ocean, the mountains. Autumn leaves. Spring songbirds. Dad…Continue reading
Bloganuary Day 4: What is a treasure that’s been lost?
I will share with you how a piece of history was lost, found, lost and found again. It was the late 90s. My mom and her husband recently relocated to his hometown of Shreveport, Louisiana. They were looking for a house to buy and call home. There was a stunning victorian mansion that just happened…Continue reading
Bloganuary Day 3: What is the earliest memory you have?
Another prompt I really had to think about! Well done. My first few memories as a child are too embarrassing to put on the internet, so I thought I’d go a little more “on brand” and talk about all the times I tried to learn how to drive. What is the earliest memory you have?Bloganuary…Continue reading