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

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, 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.

Arizona, Musings, Travel

Cabin Fever Happens Year-Round

Fast forward to now. Cabin fever in the desert hits in the summer. With high temps often hitting 110℉ or more, we spend most days inside ...

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. 

Arizona, Diversion, Musings, Travel

Is It Ever Enough?

Like Sue, I appreciate the quiet moments in my life. I enjoy a peaceful evening in the courtyard with a cocktail in hand and the coyotes howling in the distance. But the easy evenings aren’t enough for me. I want more of everything.