Follow the Damn Rules

The sign on the door said, Mask Required … Regardless of Vaccination Status. Yet, inside the gift shop at a major national park, I estimated that fewer than 10 percent of customers wore masks. And the employees were not even trying to enforce the rule. What is wrong with people? I’ll give a pass toContinue reading “Follow the Damn Rules”

Throwback Thursday: Dinosaur

We’re traveling, and last week I saw something I haven’t seen in a long time: a gas station with a dinosaur statue! The Sinclair gas company, with its trademark dinosaur logo, has not existed in the Eastern U.S. since the 1970s. But it is still thriving in the Western part of the country. Here isContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: Dinosaur”

Day 6: Sparks, Nevada, to Auburn, California

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, but we’re home now, so I’m updating my posts with photos and making them public. Here is a rundownContinue reading “Day 6: Sparks, Nevada, to Auburn, California”

Day 5: Salina, Utah, to Sparks, Nevada

This post recounts our travels on July 7, the fifth day of our road trip adventure. I started posting these privately during our travels, so as not to tip off criminals about our house being empty all month. Now that we are home, I am switching the status to Public, editing, and adding photos. JulyContinue reading “Day 5: Salina, Utah, to Sparks, Nevada”

Day 4: Ogallala, Nebraska, to Salina, Utah

This post recounts our travels on July 6, the fourth day of our road trip adventure, but I’m posting these privately during our travels and am switching the status to Public after we return home from the trip, so as not to tip off the criminals about our house being empty for a month. I’mContinue reading “Day 4: Ogallala, Nebraska, to Salina, Utah”