Mardi Gras World New Orleans

Earlier this year (January 2018) Bonny, Andrew and I were able to have an amazing trip to New Orleans together.  As it was our first trip to New Orleans, and we only had a few days, we tried to hit as much as we could. One of the highlights, and there were many, was Blaine…

White Sands New Mexico

Achilles thought he was going to the beach. He ended up heartbroken.

Visiting Washington D.C.

This being the patriotic season as well as the peak of summer trips and vacation travel. I wanted to remind everyone of one of my favorites.

10 Things to do in Monterey California

Immortalized by author John Steinbeck, who was born in nearby Salinas, many visitors to Monterey romanticize about the fishing community heyday of Cannery Row.

The Spirit of Elvis

This chapel was used in the filming of the 1969 American Western Movie Charro starring Elvis Presley. Having survived two fires, it is now part of the Superstition Mountain – Lost Dutchman Museum. It sits at the base of the Superstition Mountains as a reminder of the glory days of the wild west and all the old western…

Exploring Colossal Cave in Vail, Arizona

On our excursion to Southern Arizona wine country earlier this year, we did a little sight seeing outside of the wineries. In other words, we wanted to give our livers a break and get a little exercise. We had talked about visiting one of the caves in the area, and since we had been to Kartchner Caverns before,…

A Tale of Two Portlands – Part 1 Portland, Maine

When you have to decide between Lobster or Salmon for your Anniversary dinner, which would you choose? Luckily I have an amazing husband who understands I have a hard time making up my mind sometimes and not only indulges, but sometimes instigates, some of my craziest whims. That’s how we ended up on this epic adventure of a Tale of Two Portlands. First stop, Portland, Maine. Come along with us as we explore this beautiful town!