Travels and Adventures

Day Two: Taking it Easy is hard

Here's how we usually travel. Up early. I brush my teeth, wash my face, and get my compressin socks on and then wake up Mr Man. We finish getting dressed and have the room packed up in 30 minutes. We take gear down to the bikes and load up. Then we head to breakfast. While… Continue reading Day Two: Taking it Easy is hard

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Gaming and Geekery, Travels and Adventures

Day One: Getting Our Geek On

Day one of our anniversary trip started out with lovely coolish weather and without the pressure of getting the bikes down the drivway it was a really leisurely morning. We got up, got dressed and loaded the car. Our first stop was Starbucks for the necessary juice of life then we headed North to Oklahoma.… Continue reading Day One: Getting Our Geek On

Travels and Adventures

It Was Twenty Years Ago Today…

I've never been one to pass up a good Beatle's reference. It was in fact twenty years ago that Mr Man and I stood up in front of our friends and family and promised one another to make a life of adventure together. We have worked hard to keep that promise. To commemorate our twentieth… Continue reading It Was Twenty Years Ago Today…

Travels and Adventures

My Plan is Having No Plan: Or This Summer I’m Leaving my Comfort Zone at Home

Ah, a new year.  A new notebook to make new plans in.  I love making plans.  I love making lists.  I love organizing trips.  And January is the time to start planning summer trips. I try to take some sort of big trip every year.  Sometimes it's a group thing, sometime it's a me thing.… Continue reading My Plan is Having No Plan: Or This Summer I’m Leaving my Comfort Zone at Home

My Life in Pictures

My Life in Pictures: Reflecting on Advent, Surprise

After my RockHallCation, Mr Man started his solo trip to Canada.  He made it to Oklahoma City and had a minor breakdown.  He needed a small inexpensive part and BMW Austin was the only dealership  that had it.  So, because I'm the best wife ever  I found myself driving a part to Oklahoma City.  There… Continue reading My Life in Pictures: Reflecting on Advent, Surprise

My Life in Pictures

My Life in Pictures: Reflecting on Advent, Birth

There are moments that really can't be verbalized.  This was one of them but I'll do my best. The Beatles "In My Life" has long been a song that the Diva and I have shared as an expression of our love and our relationship.  The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame had the handwritten lyrics… Continue reading My Life in Pictures: Reflecting on Advent, Birth

My Life in Pictures

My Life in Pictures: Reflecting on Advent, Awake

This is more than a neon sign.  This is a deeply embedded memory of my childhood, of my Mother's childhood.  Of being small and hearing her tell me that she remembered when the Pegasus was the tallest building in Dallas.  That day is long past.  But the signs remain among the towers of glass and… Continue reading My Life in Pictures: Reflecting on Advent, Awake