Tag Archives: Road Trip

A Look Ahead To 2016

Without sounding like a complete bust here, I’ve got a lot of repeat visits coming up in 2016. There’s a reason for that, though, which I’ll get to in a moment. First, what’s on tap for the new year…

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Breaking 100,000

I’ve broken the 100,000 mile mark for the first time ever as a car owner. Sure, I’ve owned cars over 100,000 miles before. Well, no, actually that’s not entirely true. My parents owned them. They let me use the cars. I’ve never had one of my own that has surpassed 100,000 miles. And definitely not […]

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Driving Miss Anxiety

Listening to a dog pant heavily in a car for four hours is not nearly as enjoyable as it sounds. Trust me. As I approached Grand Junction from Denver, I was about ready to drive my car off the road and into the Colorado River. Four plus hours of listening to it had made me […]

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Christmas in San Diego

I’m excited to ditch the snow and cold this winter season, skipping out on the normal trip home to Minnesota and instead spend some of my holiday time visiting family in warm and sunny San Diego. It has been years since I’ve been there, and I’m ready to get back. Now, I just wonder if […]

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Driving California’s Big Sur

A little more than a week ago, I was driving through the Big Sur on California’s Highway 1. One little left turn out of Pfeiffer State Park and I was heading south around the bends, up and down the hills, all right along the coastline of the Pacific Ocean. Beautiful hardly describes it. Now, I’m sadly […]

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Falling in Love with Big Sur

I haven’t posted anything new for over a week, because I was off to California’s Big Sur area for a writing workshop. While I was busy workshopping and focusing on my next book, a children’s fantasy story, I accidentally fell in love with the area. It’s hard not to, what with the towering redwoods, the […]

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The Most Beautiful Road Trip

The drive through Capitol Reef National Park from Utah’s Natural Bridges National Monument to Bryce Canyon and on to Zion National Park is one of the most beautiful road trips int he world.

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Driving Yellowstone’s South Loop

The north loop, which I wrote about last week, certainly has a lot of great things to see in Yellowstone National Park. But if you only have one day, then the south loop is where you want to spend it. If you have two days, which should be the bare minimum to see the park, […]

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