Portraits of Texas on the road

Texas. Is. Beautiful. Somewhere between Mother Neff State Park and Dinosaur Valley State Park (recaps here) the views changed to this beautiful copper landscape that I can’t get enough of. Ranches and farms as big as from me to the horizon. Cows, horses, donkeys, goats. And larger than life wind turbines as far as theContinue reading “Portraits of Texas on the road”

Pensacola Beach – in Pictures

I was recently in Pensacola for one of my nieces soccer tournaments. I’ve already posted about it once here. But I just downloaded the photos from that week and, surprisingly, there aren’t any soccer photos… I’m a terrible uncle. I’ll be getting coal in my stocking this year but besides that, here are a handfulContinue reading “Pensacola Beach – in Pictures”

I’ve been to Atlanta, part 3

This post will conclude the Atlanta trip, and basically it’s a post that has information that I forgot to put in the other posts 🙂 If you’ve been following along, you already know how great this trip was. There was dancing. There was delicious food. There were meerkats. All of it was awesome. Sunday morning weContinue reading “I’ve been to Atlanta, part 3”

In the name of love…

I heard a saying recently: “Days go by slow but weeks go by fast.” How true that’s been for me in the last 15 to 20 days. It seems like yesterday I was watching deer in a neighborhood yard… …and that’s already been 4 weeks ago! Since then I’ve been around the southeast from BirminghamContinue reading “In the name of love…”

Great and not-so-great games for kids on road trips

Nashville, Tennessee to Tallahassee, Florida. Tallahassee to Memphis, Tennessee. Memphis to Branson, Missouri. Those are all road trips I’ve been on recently and while they might not be considered long road trips, the shortest was still over 5 hours. The longest was about 10 because with children, it just takes longer. Think about stops forContinue reading “Great and not-so-great games for kids on road trips”