Highlights from Santa Fe, New Mexico

From Moab, Utah we drove eight hours to Santa Fe, New Mexico where we lodged for the night at the beautiful home of a former railroad tycoon, the Madeline Inn. Built in 1866 the lovely Victorian Queen Anne building is surrounded by gardens, a courtyard, and is lavishly furnished with period pieces and some unusual … Continue reading Highlights from Santa Fe, New Mexico

Surprises in Price, Utah

  Vern and I drove from West Valley City, Utah to Moab, Utah on day two of our Oregon to Texas adventure. On the way, we decided to stop in Price, Utah where some of Vern's mother's family--on her paternal side--the Price's, once had lived. We parked on Main Street and walked several blocks to … Continue reading Surprises in Price, Utah

Salt Lake City Observations

March 31, 2014 Today we headed for Moab, Utah to see one of America’s natural wonders, Arches National Park. We had no idea what to expect, but our son Ryan went through the area three years ago when he moved to Texas and gave it raving reviews. We're lodging at the Castle Valley Inn for … Continue reading Salt Lake City Observations

Don’t Drive Fly–Good Advice…Maybe (Formally, ‘Why Are you Driving to Texas?’)

Vern and I will be heading our silver Cadillac Seville down the road for a trip through six states. We're bound for Texas to see our first grandchild, a darling baby boy, and we're making a vacation out of it by including National monuments, National parks, amazing scenery, and beautifully decorated Bed and Breakfasts on … Continue reading Don’t Drive Fly–Good Advice…Maybe (Formally, ‘Why Are you Driving to Texas?’)

Oregon to Texas–Travel Blog Introduction

From Oregon to Texas My husband Vern and I have labored for hours over the itinerary for our road trip. We’ll drive through six states, travel 3, 140 miles to reach our final destination in western Texas where we will finally get to hold our first grandchild and hug his parents. Over the course of … Continue reading Oregon to Texas–Travel Blog Introduction