It's been about seven weeks since we left The Golden State, but I honestly started feeling the pangs of leaving immediately after crossing the state line. I'm pretty sure that it's not the traffic congestion, high gas prices, outrageous camping fees, the gangster neighborhood we did our laundry in or the constant thought of earthquakes … Continue reading Californication
I can remember Christmas Tree shopping as a kid when my father would drag us to at least six lots before finally settling on the perfect tree. I remember the feeling of excitement as we drove from the lot across from Quick Check to another lot in Westfield, then maybe over to Bowcraft (was there … Continue reading A Tale Of Trees
When we first pulled into the parking lot of the San Diego Zoo, I could hardly wait to step out of the door of the truck. I have been waiting to come here since before we even left Maine. After we went in and got our tickets, we headed to the zoo tour bus. We … Continue reading My AFFs (Animal Friends Forever) at the San Diego Zoo!
Being in the Northwest, we decided to visit Seattle, Washington. One of the main reasons being that Mercy wanted to go to the Space Needle. While we were there we went to the EMP (Experience Music Project) Museum. Most of the exhibits were based on musicians from Seattle, but some were not. We managed to … Continue reading Experience Music Project
MOUNT RUSHMORE VS. CRAZY HORSE The Black Hills of South Dakota behold many miles of impressive scenery and a wealth of wild west history. It is also home to two majestic stone mountain carvings drawing millions of tourists annually to marvel at the beauty and perhaps embrace the history that so inspired these masterpieces. And … Continue reading The Black Hills…”Native” vs.” American” History
Believe it or not, Las Vegas can be both family friendly and affordable and with some diligence and planning we were able to spend four nights and five days taking in a little of the fun and craziness the city of sin had to offer. The total expenses for this family of four? $271....and … Continue reading Vegas, Rated G
For the past few weeks we have been staying at a ranch in the desert in Arizona. It was fun at first, but now I'm tired of it because it's hot, dry and windy, we're 40 miles from the nearest town, and there is no one around except for the animals. The past few days … Continue reading Desert Wildlife