Monthly Archives: April 2015

Road Trip, “Hi Mom, We’re Home”

[It’s a long empty way across the state of South Dakota . . . ] [Break it up with a visit to the state’s capital.] [The capitol, if not otherwise obvious . . . ] Pierre, 11 years ago . … Continue reading

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Road Trip, Day Twelve

[What to do with a full day in Rapid City?  Hmmm, I guess Mt. Rushmore and Crazy Horse come immediately to mind.  And in the “City of Presidents,” you will find every one of them on a street corner.  These … Continue reading

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Road Trip, Day Eleven

[We awoke in Green River . . . which was great because that’s where we went to sleep.] [With a voucher from the motel, we drove all of 20 feet to Penny’s Diner to make sure our tanks were as … Continue reading

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Road Trip, Day Ten

[They kicked us out!  I guess it’s true what they say, guests, like dead fish, can begin to stink if they hang around too long.  But seriously, Jeanne and Ken were great hosts, we had a lovely time, but more … Continue reading

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Road Trip, Day Nine

[Our last day with our hosts in Utah.  Where does the time go?  More Howell family members were arriving on this day, so again we thought it best to get out of the way so Jeanne and Ken could prepare … Continue reading

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Road Trip, Day Eight

WARNING:  This is the 666th blog posting.  It’s about Las Vegas!  Coincidence?  Or are there more sinister things afoot?? [We left our neighborhood (actually, this is Washington, Utah, but Hurricane, Washington, and St. George pretty much blend together) on this … Continue reading

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Road Trip, Day Seven

[Next it was time to explore the neighborhood.  Zion National Park was only a little over a half an hour away.  Get an early start, beat the crowds.] [And we picked up two more Alexandrians when we got there.  Before … Continue reading

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