Category Archives: Just Being Me

Day 7–Cross Country Adventure

Today, I saw the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame!!! Nestled into six levels of abject loveliness, this place was a fun and tasteful tribute to all things Rock and Roll. There were stories, artifacts and installations, music was everywhere, … Continue reading

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Day 6–Cross Country Adventure

As we rolled onto the freeway, on our way to the World’s Largest Baseball bat in Louisville, we discovered that there was a National Monument called Mammoth Cave on the way….we started to brainstorm other “mammoth” things to see and … Continue reading

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Day 5–Cross Country Adventure

I woke up in a roadside motel in what I had been certain the night before had been Tennessee, but it turned out that I was in Arkansas. I should have guessed. The carpet was a wet spot. No, I … Continue reading

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Day 4–Cross Country Adventure

We didn’t make Amarillo before sunset yesterday so we altered our plans a little –we NEEDED to see The Cadillac Ranch in the daylight. We woke early in the morning to find torrential rains and cloud cover that made it … Continue reading

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Ode to a Late Night Check in Roadside Motel Bathroom

Just kidding. I can’t rhyme for crap. This happened….the shower was an excellent massage—for my lower back. I can never decide whether to bend over frontwards and grab my ankles in order to rinse my hair or limbo under a … Continue reading

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Day 3–Cross Country Adventure

1. Wigwam Motel–I must ask you all a question? Have you slept in a Wigwam lately? What can I say, you see the pics. It is TOTALLY worth it. 2. Painted Desert and petrified forest – this world, it baffles … Continue reading

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Day Two–Cross Country Adventure

1. When staying at a Comfort Inn, the 40 pound weight limit for a pet is more of a guideline than a rule… 2. You can’t go to the Hoover Dam if you’re towing a UHAUL. Um, park ranger, sir, … Continue reading

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Day One-Cross Country Adventure–

1. Needed roadside assistance BEFORE we left Reno. Tire guy wasn’t hot. Two strikes, Uhaul, two strikes. 2. Took the dogs a little while to figure out that the plan was. They’ve been WONDERFUL. Polite, they didn’t bite the statie … Continue reading

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Country Queen for a Night

I went to scope out a friends new digs at Gilleys in the Nugget Casino in Sparks, NV. 1. I’m too old for a Country a western nightclub. 2. They really should have better ropes if they don’t want me … Continue reading

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70 year anniversary of D-Day.

The attached photos are from our trip to the memorials in Normandy. The first shows, by the presence of the simple letter, “A” the sheer numbers of the brave. When you are there, standing on the cliffs, it changes your … Continue reading

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Cleaning the Home Office

Things that I’ve learned about myself while cleaning the home office: 1. I like keys. Hundreds and hundreds of keys that don’t open any locks. I think that I may have stolen them from jack Johnson. 2. Garage door openers??? … Continue reading

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Lessons in Running

When your Garmin overheats on mile 5 of your run in front of the 7-11 on Prater (and, yes, I’m sticking with OVERHEATED. It has nothing to do with the fact that I was sweating like Lindsay Lohan in church … Continue reading

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