Memorial Day Weekend in Orlando

My younger sister turned forty on May 13th this year.  I told her we should do something fun for her birthday, so we choose Orlando.  We were there five days and five nights and we were armed with a four-day Continue reading Memorial Day Weekend in Orlando

Whale Watching – July 24, 2011

A while back my friends Shelly, John, and I purchased Whale Watching Tour tickets from Travel Zoo for $49 each.  If you are not familiar with Travel Zoo check it out.  They send a weekly Top 20 list with some Continue reading Whale Watching – July 24, 2011

January 1st – Long Road Home

The title pretty much says it all… I was up early so I could head home.  I stopped quickly by…you guessed it…Starbucks on the way to Aileen’s for good-byes.  I hated to say good-bye to them.  I hope Aileen can Continue reading January 1st – Long Road Home

December 30th to 31st – Sacramento

I was fortunate to have enough time on my way home to swing by my best friend’s house.  I hate that Aileen and I live so far apart.  It was a long trek from Anaheim to Sacramento (just over 400 Continue reading December 30th to 31st – Sacramento

December 29th – Yuma to Disneyland

I hit the road just after 6am and as expected I made a stop by Starbucks as soon as I could.  And, around 630a (530p PST) I crossed into California.  It’s so easy to forget how close my parents live Continue reading December 29th – Yuma to Disneyland

December 28th – Last Day in Yuma

It was my last day in Yuma and we started it with a trip to our favorite bakery, Goldsborrow.  We then ventured to downtown Yuma because Dad had found me some antique radios to purchase or my collection.  They were Continue reading December 28th – Last Day in Yuma

December 26th – Martinez Lake, Imperial National Wildlife Refuge, Yuma Proving Grounds, and Clouds Museum

The 26th was a busy day of adventure. We started out by driving to Martinez Lake and the Imperial National Wildlife Refuge (INWR).  INWR actually has an interesting visitor’s center considering its out in the middle of nowhere.  We were Continue reading December 26th – Martinez Lake, Imperial National Wildlife Refuge, Yuma Proving Grounds, and Clouds Museum

December 22nd to 25th – Christmas

The days leading up to Christmas were probably the most boring of my trip.  I don’t mean to dis my parents, but geez it was like coming off a high. Mom and I got back from Phoenix in time to Continue reading December 22nd to 25th – Christmas

December 20th to 21st – Grand Canyon

Mom and I got an early start so we could get packed and organized for our road trip to the Grand Canyon. We hit Lake Havasu around mid day, so we stopped for lunch and I seriously needed a mani/pedi.  Continue reading December 20th to 21st – Grand Canyon