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, 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.

Distractions, Diversion, Flying, Travel

Air Shows

It’s not just about the scream of jet engines and heart-stopping, low-level flybys that draws me to a show. It’s the buzz of excitement about the other planes ... that offer up close and personal glimpses of aviation power and flexibility. 

Family, Road Trip, Travel

Some Things Never Change

This time, Judy and I are with our ten-year-old granddaughter on a much shorter but still memorable visit to iconic western National Parks. It brings back a flood of memories highlighting all that’s changed … and stayed the same!

A to Z, The US Version, Family, Road Trip, Travel

“B” Is For Bryce Canyon

We headed north and west on Route 89 through the northern Arizona plateau, gazing at the constantly changing landscape as we rolled into Utah.

Arizona, Musings, Road Trip, Travel

Spontaneity

When faced with a weekend day, a sunny forecast and nothing particularly pressing scheduled, we flip a coin, grab a map and go exploring. 

Musings, Road Trip, Travel

Road(ster) Trippin’

We found a small cooler that fits in the trunk, even with the bags. In it, we can put a few water bottles, some snacks…even a bottle of wine (or two)!

A to Z, The US Version, Bucket List, Road Trip, The World A to Z, Travel

Hiatus – Year Two

Putting international travel on hold also means I’m planning several epic road trips.

Arizona, Road Trip, Travel

A Dam Blog (Hoover Dam)

Once you’ve walked the dam, get back in your car and drive it. There’s very little traffic and it takes you to the overlook parking areas on the Arizona side.