I had only one goal for the day, make the drive to Chicago, get a quick picture of Wrigley Field, then get out. The only reason I was going? I just wanted to see the field where Babe Ruth called the famous home run shot. Thought it would be an easy in and out situation, not … More Day 19- More than a Picture
I drove clear across Nebraska today! The skies were overcast and the road was bumpy. It made me extremely sleepy, like the lull that puts a baby to sleep when riding in the car. There were dried up corn fields everywhere, so not a lot of exciting scenery to keep me engaged. It was dang … More Day 18- No Casserole for You!
As I back-tracked through Idaho, to finally get on I-80 towards Cheyenne, Wyoming, I kept seeing brown historical signs along the way. I was almost to Wyoming when one of these Historial site just ahead signs peaked my curiosity. I took American History in college 3 times before I passed, so for me to take an … More Day 16- Lessons of The Oregon Trail
This day was one for the books, I experienced 4 states! This was all in the name of seeing Yellowstone National Park. I might have slightly extended myself. Left Utah, passed through Idaho, came to Montana then, just through the entrance to the park…Bam…I’m in Wyoming. Yellowstone was well worth the effort. Where else can … More Day 15- 4 States in One Day
The journey to Salt Lake City was another full day of meditation. The views were beautiful, in spite of the rain. The light rain and billowing clouds actually added a certain mystery to the mountains. For me, the scenery was very peaceful. Here are a few pictures so you can understand what I’m trying to … More Day 14- Salt Lake City
My son, Joseph came to say goodbye and wish me safe travels this morning. It was a very sad moment for me and I did not want to leave him or San Francisco but, it was time. As I said farewell, I prepared myself for another day on the road. The trip home was not … More Day 13- Goodbye California
I made a list of must-see sights in the big city then headed with butterflies in my stomach and sheer determination to “git-r-done”. My son and his girlfriend were gracious enough to join me and to guide me through the whole riding The Bart ordeal. I’ll admit, I was more than happy they were with … More Day 11- Colorful San Francisco
Today was a day of celebrating my son’s 23rd birthday. I told him we would do whatever he wanted to do. He was having a tough time deciding because he knew in his heart of hearts, I wanted to hit the big city, San Francisco, to finally see the sights. He cared more about how … More Day 10- My son’s birthday
Since Joe had a to finish a big project for school, I had some free time to do some exploring around the Bay Area. I am staying on the East Bay Side so haven’t actually made it in to the city yet. As I drove around, I found myself on Alameda Island. It is very … More Day 9-Exploring Oakland
This whole trip has been amazing! It’s been full of God winks, gorgeous scenery and an occasional challenge. I have had the joy of experiencing 9 states in all their unique beauty. There were flat lands, mountains of snow, mountains of rock, deserts and grassy knolls. Every state became my favorite as I drove into it, … More Day 8- I made it to San Francisco!