Month: February 2017

Huntsville, AL to Fairfield Glade, TN – 2/24/2017

February 24, 2017 (Friday) Got up and got moving pretty early because we are meeting cousins Kathy, Hank, and Sarah for lunch in Columbia, Tennessee at 11:30 AM. We wanted to make sure we made it in plenty of time

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Atlanta, GA to Huntsville, AL – 2/23/2017

February 23, 2017 (Thursday) Woke up late and didn’t have time to have breakfast in the lobby. We stopped along the way at a nearby McDonald’s. The drive today was around 200 miles. The roads were great (some back roads

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Carter Library, Georgia Capitol, Cheesecake Factory – 2/22/2017

February 22, 2017 (Wednesday) Woke up to grey skies. I woke up in time to go downstairs to have breakfast (before 9 AM)  if we wanted, woke Michael up, but then we both decided to sleep instead. We didn’t get

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Lost day in Atlanta – 2/21/2017

February 21, 2017 (Tuesday) Michael got up and had breakfast downstairs. I opted to sleep. When he got back up to our room he told of meeting a really nice man who was dressed really nice. He said they got

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Columbia, SC to Atlanta, GA – 2/20/2017

February 20, 2017 (Monday) Happy President’s Day! Drive day. Long day made longer by constant stop and go traffic construction along Interstate 20. Pretty bad and slowed things way down. The trip that should have only been 3 hours turned

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Byron, GA to Columbia, SC – 2/19/2017

February 19, 2017 (Sunday) Grey and overcast. The drive today was a little over 200 miles and should have taken 3 or 3-1/2 hours, but due to traffic it was more like five hours. The roads were mostly back roads

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Tallahassee, FL to Byron, GA – 2/18/2017

February 18, 2017 (Saturday) Woke up to rain! Weather in the South is very strange, but we are grateful to be here and not in California right now. Sounds just horrible and our kids will be without power for a

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Montgomery, Alabama – 2/17/2017

February 17, 2017 (Friday) Michael went down to the lobby and got some breakfast for us. He worked on the blog for awhile and then we headed out the few miles to the Alabama State Capitol in Montgomery. We read

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Jackson, Mississippi – 2/16/2017

February 16, 2017 (Thursday) Slept okay. We’ve agreed that once we get into Williamsburg (for two weeks), Michael is going to go to the Urgent Care we went to a few years ago and have his shoulder checked. It’s really

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana – 2/15/2017

February 15, 2017 (Wednesday) We slept well, even with no pillow cases and only one towel. We got up and went to a nearby Cracker Barrel to have breakfast and coffee. When we were full we headed out to the

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San Antonio, Texas – 2/13/2017

February 13, 2017 (Monday) Overcast and cooler today when we woke up. We got ourselves moving around 10 AM and headed down to where we had the Wyndham presentation yesterday. We tried to get online (which was quite the pain

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San Antonio, Texas – 2/12/2017

February 12, 2017 (Sunday) Slept in. The bed was very comfortable. I had put in my earplugs so it was nice and quiet for me. Michael said he slept okay except his shoulder has been hurting him and he had

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Sierra Vista, AZ to San Antonio, TX – 2/10-11/2017

February 10-11, 2017 (Friday and Saturday) These were both long travel days in the car. The first day was the longest, about 425 miles. The weather was warm and beautiful, the roads were good, the traffic was light – but

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Coronado National Monument, AZ – 2/9/2017

February 9, 2017 (Thursday) Tried to sleep in but…I guess we did in a way because there’s a time difference here so we got up and went out to the breakfast buffet at around 8:30 AM. It was a typical

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Carlsbad, CA to Sierra Vista, AZ – 2/8/2017

February 8, 2017 (Wednesday) Long drive day – wayyyyyyy looooooong. Too long. The drive today was a little over 500 miles to Sierra Vista, Arizona. We went through the part of 1-8 that Michael really likes – the part that

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Carlsbad, California – 2/7/2017

February 7, 2017 (Tuesday) Got up and got coffee. Had to get up early (again) in order to go to the timeshare presentation. We haven’t been to a Hilton timeshare presentation for about four years, and it was the Hilton

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Oceanside to Carlsbad, California – 2/6/2017

February 6, 2017 (Monday) We checked out of our most comfortable and beautiful room at the Wyndham Oceanside Pier Resort. We weren’t sure what we were going to do until we checked into the Hilton Marbrisa Vacation Club, as checkin

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Oceanside, California – 2/5/2017

February 5, 2017 (Sunday) Superbowl Sunday! New England Patriots vs. Atlanta Falcons I wanted the Falcons to win because they were the underdogs and had never been to the Superbowl before. They worked hard but lost to the Patriots in

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Oceanside, California – 2/4/2017

February 4, 2017 (Saturday) Had to get up early for the timeshare presentation. Yuck, but we’ve been getting up a little earlier so it wasn’t as hard. Michael did make us some coffee before we left. Headed downstairs and did

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Marina to Oceanside, California – 2/3/2017

February 3, 2017 (Friday) We left our very comfortable “home” in Marina after we had breakfast there. We tried and tried, and felt pretty good about our efforts to consolidate and shrink down, but the car was still pretty full.

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