In the past 37 years I have made mental notes and Pinterest boards of cities and places I wanted to visit. Austria has been on that list for some years but we just recently were presented with a perfect opportunity to visit. A special convention for Jehovah’s Witnesses! This means that we were assisted in… Continue reading First time to Vienna
A little less than two years ago was the last time I had visited New York. As one of Jehovah’s Witnesses, my husband volunteered his time and skills to work on a large building project in upstate New York various times over the past few years. Last week we returned to New York primarily to… Continue reading New York, New York
A little more than twenty four hours ago I booked a ticket from Albany, GA to Portland, OR. So at 4:30 am my alarm went off and about twelve hours later I hopped into the same Honda Accord that I helped my sister drive across the country a few years ago. This time we are… Continue reading Georgia to Oregon
In 37 years on this planet, I’ve laid eyes and set foot on all but about 6 of the states in America. Somehow, that didn’t include the largest state between Canada and Mexico. So as we left the eerie calm and worn out town of New Mexico, I was eager to enter the Lone… Continue reading To Texas
The departure from California took longer and entailed much more variety than I had anticipated. Starbucks in tow, we hit the palm tree lined roads of Fresno expecting mostly flat desert stretches on our way to Sedona. We were pleasantly surprised with mountains, snow and plenty gas stations fully functioning on New Year’s Day. In… Continue reading Goodbye California, Hello Arizona!
The morning of New Year’s Eve we woke up to snow-capped views and temperatures worthy of our blanket scarves. We took a walk downtown, picking up coffee strong enough to keep us going for the winding drive ahead. As it turns out, the “5” had more rest stops than desirable dining options so we powered… Continue reading Ashland to Fresno