Category Archives: Backroads

A Moo-ving Valentines Weekend!

We spent Valentines weekend helping D and JW pick up the newest edition to their growing herd of cattle (is 3 a herd?).   We headed out to Comanche and picked up this little fella, Buddy.  Buddy had a rough start in life, … Continue reading

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Valentines Snowmobiling Adventure in Colorado or The Day I Met My Sweetie

People always ask to hear the story when Sweetie and I met.  This is a long one but has all the elements of a good tale, action, danger, romance and a happy ending.  I was single, in my 20’s and … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle Again!

Happy New Year!  I fell off the wagon with writing even though I have ample material to write about.  Ah well, I needed some down time.   I finally got brave enough to step onto the scale after 6 weeks of … Continue reading

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College Football Weekend Fun

This past weekend I went to Lubbock for Tech’s last home football game with D.  Pumpkins good friend, Buddy tagged along to keep us out of mischief.  We left Friday morning with the car loaded with provisions and Christmas decorations … Continue reading

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Travel Rule #4

Tragically 5 people lost their lives when their whale watching vessel sank from Tofino, BC over the weekend.  Upon hearing the news and details of the incident, I realized this was the same boat we had taken when we visited … Continue reading

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Fall means College Football!

Summer has come to a close.  I love summer.  I love being outdoors… sitting outside sipping a cup of coffee as the sun rises or sitting outdoors sipping a glass of wine as the sun sets.   I know most folks … Continue reading

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Don’t think…. just drive

A lot of the bridges in Costa Rica are one lane.  Quite a few are the suspension type that traverse a gorge with lots of sharp, jagged rocks and rushing water.  The sensation as you drive across is like going … Continue reading

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Calm After the Storm

It’s been so chaotic the last 2 weeks getting the kids back to college…. well Pumpkin mainly.  Now that she’s not a freshman, she is able to live off campus and requires a lot of stuff.  But on the brighter … Continue reading

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I’m so excited!!!

I know I’m a bit off color and march to the beat of the drum in my head…. but I’m more excited about a new movie being released on Labor Day Weekend than the new Star Wars episode! I read … Continue reading

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Holy Guacamole! Aliens landed in North Texas

On a backroad to Lake Tawakoni, NE of Dallas, I came across this alien aircraft.  Curiosity got the best of me and I had to investigate. Not an alien could be found….. Evidently they enjoyed fireworks over the 4th of … Continue reading

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