Day 10 – a cold and windy downday.

This is day 10 and we’ve been running non-stop since we left. 12 states in 10 days. It was time for a break! While we awoke to a warm 70° day, it was cloudy and overcast, meaning we had little desire to venture out. I got some work done on my next book, the...

Day 9 – It’s Rachel Day!

Rachel Young is currently in San Antonio, Texas going through AIT for the National Guard. She is Hope’s best friend and like a bonus daughter to me. We haven’t seen her since she left for basic in July. The first week of our trip was in high speed to get...

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...