Day 8 – After the Highs comes the Lows

On a multi-week trip there’s bound to be a couple snags along the way. Let me back it up a little on a couple things I didn’t mention already. Arizona has the BEST sunsets! New Mexico has really terrible roads! And,, things got strange as we entered...

Day 7 – Living my best life

We awoke early (on purpose) and headed back to Yavapai Point to watch the sun rise on the Grand Canyon. It is a spectacular thing to see and I highly recommend if you ever get the chance. Watching the canyon come alive in the morning light will be another...

Day 6 – Arches National Park

After a good night’s sleep in Moab, Utah we were up and ready to go. Breakfast was good…bacon! Most hotels tend to serve sausage so it felt like a treat. It’s the little things! To save money we rarely eat out twice, so free breakfast means we can...

Day 5 – Mesa Verde

Before we get to the beautiful cliff dwellings of southwestern Colorado, Hope and I started our day at sunrise with a walk around the resort in 23 degree weather. Anyone who knows me at all, knows I despise the cold, BUT it was truly amazing and I’m glad I did...

Day 4 – Pagosa Springs

After a relaxing night in Alamosa, CO at a really great Comfort Inn & Suites, we headed west. We started in the Rio Grande National Forest and somehow came out in the San Juan National Forest with no idea when or where it changed. I believe they said we took Wolf...

Day 2 & 3 – the ups and downs

I tried numerous times to update yesterday, but internet was spotty at best and I kept losing it until I finally gave up. So here’s an update of the last 48 hours. At last post we were leaving Kentucky head west. It seemed to take forever to reach St. Louis. We...