Tucumcari, Tonight

We really needed a ’57 T-Bird or a ’63 Corvette Stingray to do this right.     We were 3 hours west of Amarillo and the Cadillac Ranch.  We were 3 hours east of Albuquerque.    On Interstate-40.  We were at the “Gateway to the West” and just two blocks away from yesteryear.  We were getting our... Continue Reading →

Finding Wonderland

Six months, two surgeries and four hospital stays later, I return.  On November 3, 2019 I dropped a post titled Yes Virginia, There is a Wonderland.  It talked about finding wonder wherever you are, and whatever your circumstances. I lean on you Maybe it was destiny that this post would challenge me through my own... Continue Reading →

Iconic Dallas

Cruising through the streets of Dallas, we continued our search for iconic signature features of the city. We weren’t disappointed.  Only a few blocks down the road we found what we were looking for.  The Steers are running in Pioneer Plaza.  Well, they’re bronze so they’re not really running, but they look like they are.  ... Continue Reading →

Traveling Man

Deep Ellum has one of the richest histories in Dallas.  Originally an area where freedmen settled after the Civil War, a warehouse and railroad site developed. The area was known as Central Track.  In the 1920s, several jazz and blues clubs opened, eventually numbering over 50 clubs.  Deep Ellum hosted some of America’s most renowned... Continue Reading →

Yes Virginia, There is a Wonderland…

Some wonder if Alice’s adventures were real or if it was a dream. Perhaps it is only in dreaming that we find a reality that is worth living. Sure, we all have responsibilities.  Life is full of hardships, frustration and disappointments, but it is also full of adventure, surprise, and “gifts” of God and nature.... Continue Reading →

The One about Friends

Twenty months ago, we drove up Highway 495, through the Lincoln Tunnel and into our Wonderland.  We were seeking our pink flamingos.  We were making New York City our home for a year and we knew no one. Our year turned into 20 months and we have made many friends.  We want to take a... Continue Reading →

These Are a Few of Our Favorite Things.

Okay, come on, you know you have to sing this one...) Raindrops on sidewalks, And blueberry Knishes. Raspberry cheesecake and old-time cheek kisses. NoHo and SoHo and church bells that ring, These are a few of our favorite things. West Greenwich Village and tables on sidewalks, Washington Square and the poems in pink chalk, Pigeons... Continue Reading →

What We Have Learned…

Living in NYC has changed us, for better or for worse.  As the sun sets on the first chapter of our Wonderland, we want to share some of the things we have learned. We have learned to see life through a new lens.   A landscape taken with a wide lens is broad and wide, with... Continue Reading →

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