Next stop: Dogsledding, snowmobiling and horseback riding in Montana


Hello, Louisiana!

January 7th, 2022|

In New Orleans, for the Tedeschi Truck Band (da blues!) at the historic Saenger Theater, built by the Saenger Brothers. It’s the same size and vintage as the Paramount Theater in Seattle. The brothers made [...]

South Padre Island, TX

January 6th, 2022|

South Padre Island used to be a beautiful, desolate place where native Karankawa Indians, migratory birds, and sea turtles were the only residents. The Island was granted to Nicolás Ballí from King Carlos of Spain [...]

Plan C for New Year!

December 31st, 2021|

We're in El Paso, Texas, which has 300+ days of sunshine per year, except for TODAY. Plan A was to go to Phoenix, which we ditched for bad weather. Plan B was to go to [...]

Rancho de la Osa in Arizona

December 14th, 2021|

Rancho de la Osa (Ranch of the Bear) is steeped in history.  Originally a Native American outpost, it later became a Jesuit Missionary. In 1916, Pancho Villa raided and attempted to take over the ranch. [...]

Christmas Tea with Mom

December 6th, 2021|

Mike and I had a separate tea with Mom, in her room. Although her Alzheimer's is progressing, she still remembers those who see and call her regularly. She still tells great stories of her escapades [...]

Christmas Tea in Seattle

December 5th, 2021|

A toned down celebration this year, without Mom, who wasn't able to travel.  Our group still had a great time at Sarah's home, with lots of goodies.  Love these women!!

AWS in Las Vegas

December 2nd, 2021|

We hosted Sarah for a whole week of the Amazon Web Services conference.  She was busy all day with clients and presentations, but at least we cornered her for a birthday dinner one night. [...]

Geronimo Trail Ranch, NM

November 20th, 2021|

Horseback riding in the Gila Wilderness in New Mexico, the first wilderness so designated by the US in 1924.  Tall rock canyons split by shallow rivers.  We rode along the Geronimo Trail Scenic Byway, where [...]

Branson/Springfield, MO

November 12th, 2021|

Springfield is the headquarters of Bass Pro Shops, a fishing and hunting retail chain majority owned by Johnny Morris, who now also owns Cabela's, another outdoor retail chain.  With a net worth of approximately $7 [...]

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