Blogs

Bucket List, Musings, Travel

Three Truths and a Lie

For now my bucket list items are my lies, but I’ll have to come up with new lies to play the game in the future.

Road Trip, Travel

Fall Colors

Climbing into the mountains in Idaho, the bright, fall yellow leaves on the Aspens shimmered in the sun. Then other colors started to appear: all manner of reds and oranges.

Diversion, humor

Those “Oops” Photos

I’ve compiled a few “oops” shots from recent vacations. I had to grab ‘em quickly, before someone hit the delete button.

Road Trip, Travel

Lessons From the Road

Then the extra space got the best of us. As often happens, we filled the space available to us.

Road Trip, Travel

A Road Trip Experiment

With more and more people taking road trips, I hope a few of our lessons learned will help you plan a perfect road trip soon.

Arizona, Food, Wine/Cocktails

Merkin – Double Your Pleasure

Perhaps the best part, though, is the food. Great wine deserves great food and Merkin NAILS both! Their mission is to “Come As Close As We Can To Delivering a 100% Arizona."

Arizona, water, Wine/Cocktails

Water to Wine

The trip ended at a winery offering both motivation to keep paddling and a “we made it” bonus.

Arizona, Food, Travel, Wine/Cocktails

A Surprising Delight in Jerome

Judy named his Arizona spin on a Screwdriver (with Prickly Pear and mango purees) the Double Whammy, while my modified Whisky Sour was refreshing and fantastic.  And the food? To die for.

Travel, Virginia, Wine/Cocktails

Potomac Point Winery – Go for the View, Stay for the Wine

Kathleen had never been to Virginia, but we sip wine together regularly, so introducing her to wines from the other coast seemed like a no-brainer.

Diversion, Travel

DC After Dark

I decided the best plan would be to hit up a favorite restaurant fairly close to the airport then head into the city for a nighttime drive of the monuments illuminated after dark.