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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…

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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…

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Colorado to Missouri

It might not seem to make much sense to stop in Springfield, Missouri on the way from Denver, Colorado to Los Angeles, California, but apparently someone in Springfield has some…

Mt. Rushmore

Mt. Rushmore

Rapid City, South Dakota, is a convenient place to stop on the way from Billings, MT to Sioux Falls, SD, just about half-way. It’s also a great jumping off point…