Month: April 2015

Santa Clara, California – 4/28/2015

April 28, 2015 (Tuesday) We laid around all day, decided to be lazy slugs. Got moving around 4:30, got cleaned up and drove to Santa Clara. Saw Aaron, Arla, Rahm, and the grand-puppies.  We had a good time. We picked

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Morro Bay, California to Home – 4/27/2015

April 27, 2015 (Monday) Got up and got a cup of coffee (each) and a yogurt from the very poor breakfast selection at the Days Inn, Morro Bay. We left right at 11:00 AM and explored Morro Bay. I tried

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Ronald Reagan Library to Morro Bay, California – 4/27/2015

April 26, 2015 (Sunday) Woke up to beautiful Southern California sunshine! Got up and went to the breakfast at the La Quinta Inn and Suites, which consisted of cereals, waffles, yogurt, bagels, juices, coffee and tea. We were out of

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Poway to Thousand Oaks, California (Nixon Presidential Library) – 4/25/2015

April 25, 2015 (Saturday) Woke up to RAIN! Yes! California needs it so much. We were doing the happy dance when we saw it (and are hoping for much more). Got up and got going. We went down to the

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Tucson, Arizona to Poway, California – 4/24/2015

April 24, 2015 (Friday) Long, long day on the road. The drive today was from Tucson, Arizona to Poway, California (near San Diego) – a little over 400 miles. We had breakfast at the Best Western, which was very good.

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Alamogordo, New Mexico to Tucson, Arizona – 4/23/2015

Mike here, I have given the Pretty one another day off.  So, just a few pictures of our drive and room.   After we finished our laundry, we walked to a Village Inn next door and split a salad and

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Alamogordo, New Mexico – 4/20/2015 to 4/23/2015

We have traveled to Alamogordo, New Mexico to be with a sister-in-law.  We will take a few days off from the blog entries.  Hope your next few days are good.  We will start up again on 4/23/2015.

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Santa Fe to Alamogordo, New Mexico – 4/20/2015

Mike here, gave Edie the day off, so I’ll just publish some pictures from the Capitol and the drive. That was our day and we sincerely hope you had a wonderful day.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico – 4/19/2015

April 19, 2015 (Sunday) Woke up to beautiful sunny skies. Didn’t do much in the morning except Michael worked on the blog from yesterday. Around 11:30 AM, we left and headed down the road to Panera Bread. Michael and I

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Durango, Colorado to Santa Fe, New Mexico – 4/18/2015

April 18, 2015 (Saturday) Got up early for us (around 8:00 AM). When we opened up the drapes in the bedroom, Michael said he thought the tree outside the window had bloomed overnight. Then he looked further and realized it

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Durango, Colorado – 4/17/2015

April 17, 2015 (Friday) Well today was a work day for us. We finally got caught up on the blog – to include the costs and itinerary. They are separated by years now. Mike here, on a side note –

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Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado – 4/16/2015

April 16, 2015 (Thursday) Woke up to a mix of blue and gray skies. Looked like a storm was trying to come through. The temperature throughout the day went from the low 30’s to the mid-40’s. We got up and

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Silverton, Colorado – 4/15/2015

April 15, 2015 (Wednesday) Happy Tax Day! I hope you all got refunds! Michael spent the morning doing taxes for Aaron and Arla. I walked over to Starbucks and got some coffee and a muffin. Around 1:00 PM, we headed

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Durango, Colorado – 4/14/2015

April 14, 2015 (Tuesday) Today was a lazy day. Michael and I took a break from each other. He did the taxes and I went to the movies (“Fast and Furious 7 – don’t waste your money) and walked the

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Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado – 4/13/2015

April 13, 2015 (Monday) Woke up to bad news – our visa card has been compromised AGAIN! Thank goodness Bank of America is on it. Had to have been when we got gas in Walsenburg, Colorado. Anyway, it took a

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Durango, Colorado – 4/12/2015

April 12, 2015 (Sunday) Beautiful sunshine day but we decided to be lazy. Well, I should say I decided to be lazy. Michael worked on the taxes, poor thing. He also made breakfast – oatmeal, coffee, orange juice. Early in

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Alamosa to Durango, Colorado – 4/11/2015

April 11, 2015 (Saturday) Got up and had the complimentary breakfast at the hotel. Pretty good in that there was a nice selection – oatmeal, waffles, cereal, yogurt, omelettes, fruit, orange juice, tea, coffee. We loaded up the car afterwards

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Denver to Alamosa, Colorado – 4/10/2015

April 10, 2015 (Friday)  Happy Birthday Brother Dave! Looked like it was going to be a nice day when we woke up. We were up and out of our room around 10:00 AM. We decided to drive back to ModMarket for breakfast

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Denver, Colorado – 4/9/2015

April 9, 2015 (Thursday) Michael is feeling a bit cursed these days. My computer worked fine but his could not connect to the internet in the room. For that reason we called down to the desk and they gave us

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Cheyenne, Wyoming to Denver, Colorado – 4/8/2015

April 8, 2015 (Wednesday) Got up and out of our room by 9:30 AM. We walked next door to Penny’s Diner to check-out and also get our included breakfast. When we checked in (at the diner) yesterday, we were given

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Rapid City, South Dakota to Cheyenne, Wyoming – 4/7/2015

April 7, 2015 (Tuesday) Got up and out of our room by 10:15 AM. We drove to the Denny’s Restaurant for breakfast. Michael got the Senior Fit Fare (again) but I splurged and got a piece of French toast with

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Mt. Rushmore, South Dakota – 4/6/2015

April 6, 2015 (Monday) Woke up to chilly temperatures but warming sunshine. Got up and out of our room around 9:30 AM. Just missed the complimentary breakfast at our hotel so we went to a nearby Denny’s Restaurant and had

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Sioux Falls to Rapid City, South Dakota – 4/5/2015

April 5, 2015 (Sunday) Happy Easter! Slept okay. We decided not to eat at the hotel in order to be hungry for the Sunday special chicken dinner at Cracker Barrel in Sioux Falls. We packed up and left our room

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Wisconsin to Sioux Falls, South Dakota – 4/4/2015

April 4, 2015 (Saturday) Moving day! We were both surprised by the alarm going off at 8:00 AM. We thought we’d be up and packing by then. Oh well, it all got done. While we were packing up we met

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Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin – 4/3/2015

April 3, 2015 (Friday) Pretty lazy day. We went to Starbucks after breakfast. We worked for a few hours on the computer, then went to lunch at a Mexican restaurant nearby called Mexicali Rose. Okay but not great food. The

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Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin – 4/2/2015

April 2, 2015 (Thursday) Woke up to gray skies and a little cooler day. Was really hoping for another beautiful day like yesterday. Oh well, we’ll still have fun. Michael said he had to get up in the middle of

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Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin – 4/1/2015

April 1, 2015 (Wednesday) Pepper got to our home around 11:30 AM. She said the drive was just about two hours and the roads were pretty good. We visited for a little bit and then left to go have lunch.

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