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Ze plane! Ze plane!

March 24th, 2020|

At long last, the plane is done!  When we started back in May of 2017, we had no idea it would be almost three years before we'd have a finished plane.  Now we'll be flying [...]

Not Marching in Vegas

March 10th, 2020|

Back in early March, before we were in quarantine...  we were staying home so I could recoup from knee surgery.

Phoenix Sibling Reunion

February 16th, 2020|

About half of the Raney clan heads to Arizona in the winter, so the rest of us decided to join them for a little sibling reunion.  We rented an AirBNB that worked out well for [...]

Todo Santos, Mexico

January 29th, 2020|

Todo Santos is about an hour by car but a world away from Cabo San Lucas.  Laid back, natural beaches, dirt roads and that warm Mexican sunshine.

Baby Shower

January 18th, 2020|

We decided to do a Build-A-Library baby shower for Sarah, at her new home.  As Dr. Seuss says, "Fill your house with lots of books, in all the crannies and all the nooks!"  The baby [...]

NY Eve in Vegas

December 31st, 2019|

It was cool and breezy, but just a few steps away from our door was the Stirling Club - now reopened and in full on party mode.  We stayed at the party until 11:30, then [...]

Las Vegas Bowl

December 20th, 2019|

The Boise State Broncos played the Washington Huskies in Vegas.  Our friends Butch and Jerri Henry (Boise State alumni) are just about the biggest Boise State fans on the planet, and treated us to great [...]

Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona

December 19th, 2019|

This park is huge!  It takes a while to see 221,390 acres.  Bonus: Petrified Forest National Park is the only national park that contains a segment of Historic Route 66.

Atomic Energy in Abuquerque, MX

December 18th, 2019|

Atomic energy and its resulting weaponization has always been extremely controversial.  The National Museum of Nuclear Science and History is a great museum to explore both the dark and the lighter sides of the issue. [...]

Route 66

December 18th, 2019|

Route 66 was our route through Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico and Arizona before we cut north to Nevada.

Oklahoma City National Memorial

December 17th, 2019|

A sobering day seeing the Oklahoma City National Memorial, honoring the victims of the 1995 domestic terrorist bombing.  Until September 11, 2001, the Oklahoma City bombing was the deadliest terrorist attack in the history of [...]