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Historic Guthrie, Oklahoma

We wanted to get a head start on our drive back to Dallas from Wichita, so we ended up stopping at a known quantity: a Sleep Inn and Suites in…

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Standin’ on a corner

Eagles fans will know why we finally took a rest stop in Winslow, AZ on our last long drive (California to Texas). It was a quick overnight after a long…

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Labor Day on the East Coast

Vacation at last! Long hours in the airport were well-worth a long-awaited vacation. It was a whirlwind that felt like a lot more than five days. Stepping out of the…

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Coronado Island

Coronado Island is connected to the City of San Diego by the San Diego-Coronado Bay Bridge. It’s also accessible by ferry. The area includes some nice beaches, shopping and dining….

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Therapeutic Beachdays

In a last hurrah before being exiled back to the stifling Inland Empire, we spent a sunny weekend not too far from the coast. This allowed not only a relaxing…

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I-70 Drive

It was a long way from Springfield, MO to LA, so a hundred extra miles was worth avoiding I-40, its construction, need for repairs and generally less than appealing scenery….

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Cedar Breaks National Monument

Cedar Breaks National Monument is located east of Cedar City, in southern Utah. It’s a giant amphitheater dipping over 2000 feet from the Colorado plateau from a height of over…

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Pythian Castle

History of the Pythian Castle The Pythian Castle was built in of cut limestone blocks in 1913 by the Grand Lodge of Knights of Pythias, a fraternal order. Its original…

Branson

We didn’t realize Springfield was so close to the live music mecca of the Ozarks: Branson, Missouri. We took care of work stuff early, and head on down. It was…

Branson

We didn’t realize Springfield was so close to the live music mecca of the Ozarks: Branson, Missouri. We took care of work stuff early, and head on down. It was…