Month: November 2014

Cracker Barrel, Slidell, Louisiana – 11/30/2014

NOVEMBER 30, 2014 (Sunday) Better night’s sleep. We kept the bathroom fan on for white noise and it helped a lot. We slept in and when we woke up, Michael’s ankle is not working properly. We think it’s gout (again)

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Near New Orleans, Louisiana – 11/29/2014

NOVEMBER 29, 2014 (Saturday) Hard night. Not only are we in a small room, but the room next to us had someone who sounded like they were jumping up and down – for hours. Pretty miserable. We tried calling down

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Lafayette to Slidell, Louisiana – 11/28/2014

November 28, 2014 (Friday) Mike here.  It is a beautiful and cool day. We lounged around and left late. We were hungry and ate at a nearby Waffle House. It was good food and the best Waffle House experience we

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Plano, Texas to Lafayette, Louisiana – 11/27/2014

November 27, 2014 (Thursday) Happy Thanksgiving! Mike here, after 400 plus miles I have given Edie the day off, also she is doing our laundry. We have been listening to Unbroken, by Laura Hillenbrand. What a great book of struggle

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Abilene to Dallas, Texas – 11/26/2014

NOVEMBER 26, 2014 (Wednesday) Another long day that was supposed to be a short day. We left the Courtyard by Marriott at around 11:00 AM. Our drive today was to Prosper, Texas to see my niece, Natalie, and her family.

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Alamogordo, New Mexico to Abilene, Texas – 11/25/2014

NOVEMBER 25, 2014 (Tuesday) Long, long day. Didn’t help that we lost an hour somewhere in Texas with a time change. The drive today was from Alamogordo, New Mexico to Abilene, Texas – almost 450 miles. We left our hotel

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Las Cruces to Alamogordo, New Mexico – 11/24/2014

NOVEMBER 24, 2014 (Monday) The drive today was from Las Cruces to Alamogordo, New Mexico, about a two hour drive. We went to the La Quinta Inn breakfast buffet, which was a good selection of cereal, bagels, muffins, waffles, hard

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Mesa, Arizona to Las Cruces, New Mexico – 11/23/2014

November 23, 2014 (Sunday) Mike here. We decided to push the check out, which was 12 noon so we can catch up on the blog. Got all caught up and checked out with 15 minutes to spare.   A mostly

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Kingman, Arizona to Mesa, Arizona – 11/22/2014

November 22, 2014 (Saturday)   Mike here.  We woke to blue skies, warming temperatures and headed out to see Brad and Dottie. We slept through the free breakfast at the Quality Inn and so felt we had no choice but

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Visalia, California to Kingman, Arizona – 11/21/2014

November 21, 2014 (Friday)   Mike here.  We left George and Mary at the restaurant and headed south to Bakersfield, went east and climbed out of the central valley and across south eastern California.  Going through Tulare, we just had

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Prunedale, California to Visalia, California – 11/20/2014

NOVEMBER 20, 2014 (Thursday)   We left the place ready for the next guests and drove to Visalia, California to see Michael’s former boss and good friend George and his wife Mary. (Visalia is about a three hour drive from

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Prunedale, California – 11/19/2014

November 19, 2014 Just a quick visit, all went well at the Doctor’s office for Michael. Lex is well, working part time, and managing the mobile on Airbnb. We leave tomorrow on the road to Florida and visiting some family

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Rancho Cordova, to Santa Clara, to Prunedale, California – 11/17/2014

NOVEMBER 17, 2014 (Monday)   We both slept pretty well but got up early. I think we were a little excited to see the kids today and wanted to get going. Before we left we turned on the television to

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Elko, Nevada to Rancho Cordova, California – 11/16/2014

NOVEMBER 16, 2014 (Sunday)   Woke up to 19 degree weather. We had a wonderful breakfast at the Best Western, Elko. They had lots of hot stuff like sausage, biscuits, eggs, burritos, and also all kinds of cereal, muffins, etc.

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West Yellowstone, Montana to Elko, Nevada – 11/15/2014

NOVEMBER 15, 2014 (Saturday)   Snowed pretty much most of the night but woke up to clear skies. They plowed the area so we left around 9:00 AM. It was funny because the parking area was plowed and when we

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West Yellowstone, Montana – 11/14/2014

November 14, 2014 (Friday)   Good grief! SNOW!! Like non-stop. We have mostly packed up, intending to head out in the morning. We took some stuff to the car and loaded it up and then went to lunch at the

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West Yellowstone, Montana – 11/13/2014

November 13, 2014 (Thursday) It was nice for the morning and the snow came in like gang busters in the afternoon. Edie and I took a nice swim and ate at home. Sure hope it was the right move to

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West Yellowstone, Montanna – 11/12/2014

NOVEMBER 12, 2014 (Wednesday) Still very cold, around 15 degrees. No new snow but it’s so cold the old snow isn’t melting very much. So beautiful. Lazy day. I didn’t bother to get dressed until we went to the pool

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West Yellowstone, Montana – 11/11/2014

NOVEMBER 11, 2014 (Tuesday) Thank you Veterans.   Snowed again. We just lazed around until around noon. The sky was brilliant blue and it looked so nice out, we decided to get out in it and explore a little. We

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West Yellowstone, Montana – 11/10/2014

November 10, 2014 (Monday)   Well, it was a lazy day for us. We watched TV, mostly the weather reports. Planned our route out of here, subject to change due to weather, and generally enjoyed each other’s company. We have

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Upper Mesa Falls, Idaho – 11/9/2014

NOVEMBER 9, 2014 (Sunday)   Slept really well in our lovely home. Michael got up before I did and let me sleep until almost 10:00 AM. Felt wonderful. We looked out and it looks overcast but no rain or snow.

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Great Falls, Montana to West Yellowstone, Montana – 11/8/2014

NOVEMBER 8, 2014 (Saturday) The drive today was approximately 300 miles. We left Great Falls about 8:30 AM, after having a breakfast at the hotel (complimentary). We tried for about half an hour to find the Great Falls in Great

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Canmore, Canada to Great Falls, Montana – 11/7/2014

Friday November 7, 2014 Just a short entry today, long haul for us. A few photos to capture the day.  Another long day on the road tomorrow and the weather is headed south faster than we are.  The drive from

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Ammonite Factory, Canmore, Canada – 11/6/2014

NOVEMBER 6, 2014 (Thursday) Another lazy day. I went down to the 2nd floor and did laundry. Really nice complimentary laundry room that had seven washers and dryers. Other than that, didn’t really do much of anything until about 1:00

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Canmore, Canada – 11/5/2014

NOVEMBER 5, 2014 (Wednesday) Pretty lazy day. We had our Vancouver Island Canadian friends over for dinner. When we were at their house in August, we discovered they were going to be in Banff/Canmore the same week as us so

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Banff, Canada – 11/4/2014

NOVEMBER 4, 2014 (Tuesday) Michael realized he had left his telephone in the car overnight so we decided to just get up and get moving. We left our “home” around 10:00 AM and hit the road to Banff. Our plan

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Jasper National Park, Canada – 11/3/2014

NOVEMBER 3, 2014 (Monday)   First off, we want to apologize for all the pictures today. Be thankful, however, because we are only showing about 1/100th of all that we took. We left our “home” around 9:00 AM and headed

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Worldmark, Canmore, Canada – 11/2/2014

NOVEMBER 2, 2014 (Sunday)   We took today off. We went no where and we did nothing. We lazed and grazed. Felt really good. Edie took a few pictures out of our bedroom and living room windows. <!– www.fulltimetimeshare.com →

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Columbia Falls, Montana to Canmore, Alberta, Canada – 11/1/2014

NOVEMBER 1, 2014 (Saturday)   Got up and checked out pretty early for us, 8:45 AM. (Mike here.  I was singing Canadian Sunset in the shower and when I got out I played it off youtube for Edie) We were

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