Category: Road Trips

Characters of the Southwest

This year my parents were gracious enough to take me on a holiday road trip to Southern Arizona to prove that the characters of the Southwest are still there. . . unique individuals, free spirits, hippie types, creative souls. . . Creative Souls Black fingernails, […]

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California Dreamin’

There’s moisture in the air, humidity and it feels good. . .damp, salty… salty air?  Hmm?  And, I hear birds, but not the usual chatter of the quail, or clacking of the cactus wrens, it’s in the distance, it’s lonesome and windswept. And there’s another […]

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Road Trip Out of Nowhere

Road Trip? Red Rocks? Really? I overheard Mom say something about “cancelled” and “something instead” and “maybe Red Rocks?”  Before I knew it my parents were bustling around the house gathering up day packs, hiking boots, water bottles, food. . . you get the picture. […]

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Cruisin’ Phoenix

So there we are on a beautiful spring day cruisin’ down the road in Dad’s 1951 Chevy pick-up truck. I’m riding shotgun!  My head is hanging out the window, my ears and jowls are flapping like a cheap blue tarp in the breeze and my […]

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Colorado Catahoula Calling

There’s nothing like a good old-fashioned road trip. Packing up the car, not worrying about how much stuff you take, because there are no weight limits, no bag limits, just no limits. And that includes me! All 60 pounds of this mighty Catahoula. Plenty of […]

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