Forward (by monte) When I was drafting this post, Dillon asked if he could read it and I said, "Sure." But then he started making changes. I was hesitant at first, but he ended up really impressing me with the changes in the writing he made. So this writing is a father son collaboration. Photo… Continue reading Peaks, Valleys, Springs and Bends
This past July we decided to take a little road trip, when it was over, we had driven over 2,800 miles worth of adventures across Texas and New Mexico!!!! Our first destination was Big Bend National Park in Southwest Texas, but we took a little detour through Waco to have breakfast at the Silos Baking… Continue reading From Fixer Upper to Dr Pepper: Road Trip!!!
This Summer we wanted to adventure somewhere new to us, and we decided on Memphis, Tennessee. LeAnn had been there when she was a kid, but I'd never been to Tennessee. (I've been trying to add more states to my visited list) It was only a 5 1/2 hour drive away, so it would be… Continue reading Walking in Memphis
Forward: This is a terribly long post, but it's mostly photos, LOL!!! Wanting a weekend getaway, I booked us a trip to a place I've wanted to explore for a long time, St. Francisville, Louisiana. We took the route that led us through Natchez, Mississippi so we could stop at Longwood, a place I've wanted… Continue reading Weekend Getaway to St Francisville
The next morning I woke early, ate breakfast in the hotel, (read about my hotel here) then headed down the street a bit to meet up with my Wild Rover Tours coach for a day trip to the Cliffs of Moher and the city of Galway. The coach was completely full, so I shared a… Continue reading Ireland: My Last Days
The next morning, I awoke to carry out my plan for the day that I'd made four months earlier; reservations for dinner at FX Buckley Crow Street and Temple Bar at 7:00 pm. I don't usually make a big deal out of my birthday, but I was GONNA have a nice steak. So I planned… Continue reading Ireland Trip Part 2
(Garden of Remembrance above) To preface, I should let you know that part of my therapy for PTSD, depression, and anxiety is to occasionally take a trip for a couple to a few days on my own. This helps to quell my desire for isolation. As they say, absence makes the heart grow fonder. I… Continue reading My Trip To Ireland Part 1