posts from category: Road Trip

Short Cut aka Cut Short

In November of last year, we planned a trip to Orcas Island, an island in the archipelago of the San Juan Islands.  At the island resort of Rosario, old and fancy seemingly from another era.   It looked so impressive.  … Keep Reading…

Travails with the Traveling Princess

Let me start this confession with a confession.  Boy, did I screw up. And now let me say it was not my fault…exactly.   And now this. On Saturday morning, we left the hills of Camarillo with our Dog House … Keep Reading…

On Golden Pond

Are any of you women starting to relate to “On Golden Pond’?  Just wondering.  It may be time to watch it again.  I”m kidding to a degree because when you travel and are out of your routine, funny things happen.  … Keep Reading…

Shopping Has Morphed

What is the difference between a coverlet and a quilt?  A quilt and a bedspread?  A bedspread and a duvet?  These topics consumed my quiet Sunday morning as I struggled to find a good look for the master bedroom.  Life … Keep Reading…

Portlandia Postscript

Happy birthday, Beau.  7 years old today!!  and to his sis, Jaycee!! What’s been happening?  How are you, dear reader, doing these days?  Hopefully you are having fun.  Playing games.  Loving your family.  Reading a good book. Portland is a … Keep Reading…

Portlandia Runs Us Ragged

OMG.  It is perhaps time when we should NOT take it upon ourselves to own two houses and an RV.  It’s akin to the difference between having one baby and then have another.  It’s not twice the work, it’s like … Keep Reading…