The best land cruise ever! After their Royal Caribbean cruise was cancelled, Tyler, Sarah and Nora boarded the “GMC Acadia of the Seas” and set sail west on I-70 for a substitute vacation in Jefferson City. As cruise director, I had promised a vacation experience including Dinner at the Captain’s table, unlimited beverage package, story … Continue reading Guest Entry from Grandma Gail
12/12/19 trip The last photo of the Twin Towers prior to the 9/11 attack. Well, stuck at home after having a Cancun vacation scrapped by the dreaded CoVid-19 pandemic, I thought I might blog a trip we had to New York this past December. What is a Dad’s Vacation Blog without a trip to see … Continue reading A New York State of Mind!
After last year's epic fail at reaching both Fern Canyon and the Devil's Punchbowl, I decided I needed to give it another go. (Any excuse to visit our amazing friends and relatives on the west coast.) So let the training begin! I started walking more and more. I added some hills. I cajoled Gail into … Continue reading The Devil’s Punchbowl, or bust
California Dreaming, or the everything is closed trip. It was a long, hot summer in Missouri, and by the end, we were ready for a break. Time for a west coast trip. I had wanted to visit an old friend, Andy, (best man at my wedding), see some long lost second cousins, visit Fern Canyon, … Continue reading California Dreaming!
Well, Ellie was turning 21, and Rachel had never been to Vegas (not fair!), so, no surprise here, the girls were planning a summer trip to Nevada. I figured they would have a good time, and was going to wish them well. Then Rachel started asking about my call schedule, and then low and behold, … Continue reading Vegas Baby!