Road Trip

On the left you see the map of the most efficient road trip across America. (according to Mr. Google)  Apparently Mr. G doesn't recognize Southern Arizona! We’ve never taken a trip that looked like this, but then we’ve never put efficiency…

Burgers and Fries

“What Happens To Your Body When You Give Up Fast Food?” The title of this article peaked my interest enough to read through it.  After all, we’ve been eating at home for months, not even a whiff of a  burger and fries.  So how are we…

Is This It?

I thought this was worth mentioning, you know, just in case. . . . The reading of the Mayan calendar was wrong, according to a conspiracy theory floating around on Twitter.  If you thought COVID-19, civil unrest, locusts, volcanic eruptions,…

Big Rock Candy Mountain

This trip had the usual ups and downs, first off, our favorite Forest Service Campground in Flagstaff was closed.  Flagstaff seems to be our first stop on the way out of town heading north and our last stop on the way home.  We researched…

Load 'Em Up

The plan is coming together.  We are taking the RZR up to Utah to ride the trails. Over the years we have ridden hundreds of miles on ATV trails in Utah and Colorado.  When Monty and I met in 1990 the first trip we took was up to Utah…

What's Your Sign?

What’s your sign? It’s a cliche pick up line, a conversation starter, if you will.  Delving into Zodiac signs was a popular pastime in the 70’s and 80’s.  Like the daily newspaper column by Dear Abby, there was always a column for…

Housekeeping 101

After a few weeks of lockdown I realize, ‘lack of time’, was never the reason I didn’t do any serious house cleaning. I’ve decided to consider myself social distancing from housework.  The first twenty years or so of keeping house was…

Hugs - Gotta Have 'em

  A hug is a form of endearment, universal in human communities, in which two or more people put their arms around the neck, back, or waist of one another and hold each other closely. (Wikipedia) I’ve read that when you hug…

Daisy's Turn

Mom said I could have the staring role in the blog today (just like everyday at home)  After dad and I go for our morning walk I’ll get to work.  Let’s see. . . .. I’m a year and a half old now and I’ve have spent a lot of time…

Disconnected?

I wrote Connections in 2018 to share how much I enjoy connecting with strangers.  Today I’m feeling a bit disconnected and wonder if we will ever get back to a time where we freely talk to strangers.  If we continue to wear masks for the…