There’s no place like it on earth. We skirted precariously along cliffs, hiked among magnificent mountains, and learned how to react when we came upon a grizzly in the wild (this goes against every human fight-or-flight instinct!).
Oh, and there’s that bit about the town that has a cat for a mayor… CONTINUE READING
Our daughter reporting for ABC News – watch to see how the Orlando Community is coming together – and find out all of the ways YOU can help. It could be as simple as hugging a loved one today.
The GoFundMe page put together by The Center is located here, along with information on crisis counseling locations and phone numbers.
We all recall those glorious days of yesteryear with the station wagon packed to the gills, miles of billboard bingo, and endless Are we there yet?s.
Whether we were the kids, or when we had the kids, those memories are an indelible part of our American summers.
Guess what? Those intrepid explorations don’t have to end just because the offspring have moved out… CONTINUE READING >>
That was the name some gave the giant swath of northern territory that Secretary of State William H. Seward negotiated to acquire from Russia in 1867.
At the time many people thought he was crazy, and that the 7.2 million dollar price tag was way too high, but the town of Seward seems perfectly proud to bear ole Bill’s name.
Oh, and puffins… CONTINUE READING >>
Breakfast in bed? Wine tastings? Meals served on REAL dishes? And that’s just the food.
Did you know there are really nice passenger lounges in large cities, comfy coach seating, showers and National Park guides aboard many routes? … CONTINUE READING >>
For our journey back in time, we rode off into the sunset, heading west.
South Central Arizona is generously sprinkled with ancient ruins left behind by the Native Americans of the area… CONTINUE READING >>
Join us as we learn about the colorful culture and delicious cuisine of the wonderful Gullah people.
Stranded on the Sea Islands after slavery ended, the Gullah founded their own language and made their own way under harsh circumstances… CONTINUE READING >>
We had just purchased our first motorhome, a beat-up old guy we named BAMF (as in Bad Ass MoFo), on eBay for $3,000. What could possibly go wrong?
We found out on day one when David got into an uncomfortably sticky situation… CONTINUE READING >>
Rather than dumping travelers into the Pacific Ocean, Santa Monica offered a better solution – a pleasure pier.
Chase us around a place full of Americana kitsch at its finest, California style… CONTINUE READING >>
Discover why she’s called the Athens of the South, how Bob Dylan shaped the music scene, and the surprising story of how she earned the moniker Music City… CONTINUE READING >>
Shiny and adorned in black and green art deco (including the toilets and urinals) this luxurious loo boasts a shoeshine station and a vintage phone that calls up the front desk – just in case… CONTINUE READING >>
Or maybe that’s what I chose to hear. Certainly, The Boy is aware of my age and the limitations thereof.
He wouldn’t be trying to kill me on my birthday, would he?
(photo taken right before things went terribly awry)… CONTINUE READING >>
Gaze at glaciers, see weird animals (remember weird=good!), ride up a huge mountain on a wire, sample real-deal sourdough bread and learn how not to lose a shoe in a mudflat… CONTINUE READING >>
Located halfway between NYC and Niagara Falls, we create our own masterpieces at the world’s largest museum of glass, stay at a fabulous Victorian bed and breakfast and see a buffalo crash through a building… CONTINUE READING >>
I have a confession to make.
About thirty years ago I was in London for several days and didn’t take the short trip outside of town to see Stonehenge.
That’s why I was so thrilled to discover an exact replica made of Styrofoam in Virginia – how could we not veer off the side of the road?.. CONTINUE READING >>
David sits down after the screening with the film’s director and producer, Bill Pohlad (12 Years a Slave, Wild), to chat a bit about the extent of Brian Wilson’s involvement… CONTINUE READING >>
Come along with us as we explore the Presidential Library and Museum (and yes, we found the weird stuff!), peek into the houses that the Roosevelts lived in — together and apart — and have the privilege to visit with a friend of Eleanor’s (seriously)… CONTINUE READING >>
Race alongside your GypsyNesters as David puts our new (even more downsized) motorhome through the paces – and get a peek inside of our new home!.. CONTINUE READING >>