Gratitude and Joy, Road Trip

Day 239 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – The Open Road

There’s something uniquely American about racing down an open highway in a performance car with nothing but a wide expanse of land and sky in front of you!

Gratitude and Joy

Day 54 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Spontaneity

I spent several hours dancing around my house like a lunatic … a kid on Christmas morning … someone who had just won the lottery.

History, Road Trip, Travel

Everything Old is New Again

Burns was worth the trip … for the beauty and charm of the town, for the stunning example of reusing an old building rather than tearing it down, and for the perfect place to meet up with friends.

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.