More Thanksgiving Recap

We had a very nice Thanksgiving celebration this week at the home of some friends in the neighborhood. I bought food to bring this year. I kept thinking about cooking and baking and even brought ingredients, but in the end I decided I had a stressful enough week without worrying about that, too. So IContinue reading “More Thanksgiving Recap”

Day 13: Requa, California

We spent a month this summer on a 7,957-mile road trip across the country, from the Washington, D.C., area to California and back. Day 13 was July 15; we had arrived in Requa, at the mouth of the Klamath River, where we would visit Redwood National and State Parks, but first, we explored the areaContinue reading “Day 13: Requa, California”

Day 10 (part 2): San Francisco

We spent about a month this summer on a 7,000+ mile road trip across the country, from the Washington, D.C., area to California and back. I began posting privately about the trip while we were gone, and I’ve kept the original dates from when I started the posts. But we’re home now, so I’m updatingContinue reading “Day 10 (part 2): San Francisco”

Day 3: Cedar Rapids to Ogallala, Nebraska

This post is dated July 5, the third day of our road trip adventure, but was published privately at first, so as not to tip off the criminals about our house being empty for a month. Now that we’ve returned home from the trip, I’ve added photos and switched the status to Public. The thirdContinue reading “Day 3: Cedar Rapids to Ogallala, Nebraska”

Day 2: Dayton to Cedar Rapids

This post was written and dated July 4. It was not published for public consumption until August 2, after we returned home from the trip, so as not to tip off the criminals about our house being empty for a month. The second day of our Great American Epic Road Trip Adventure began in aContinue reading “Day 2: Dayton to Cedar Rapids”