The last embers of the day are fading now glowing orange beneath the dark coals. A few hours ago we were gathered around this campfire, seated on small stones gathered over the decades. Photo: The Firetender The cool night air is drifting in, a chill mingles with the dwindling source of heat. Inside my small... Continue Reading →
We’ve been gone a while. I think we owe you an explanation. In November 2018 I released a blog talking about finding our personal wonderlands. In 2019 I was challenged to listen to my own words. Love Clings To Me The move from our beloved Manhattan to a quiet neighborhood in Texas was more... Continue Reading →
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 →
Its Friday. In Texas. That can mean only one thing. High School Football under the lights! Texans love their football and have produced a litany of greats. Why, in the past 8 years one half of the Heisman winners were raised in the state of Texas. RG3 in 2011, Johnny Manziel ’12, Baker Mayfield ’17,... Continue Reading →
It just didn’t seem right to leave Santa Fe without sharing more about their historical and miraculous chapels. Where is the oldest church in the continental U.S? Would you believe Santa Fe? Traditional belief holds that it was built around 1611 by a group of Tlexcalan Indians from Mexico who were travelling with the original... Continue Reading →
If you have ever driven between Dallas and Amarillo, you may want to turn the page right now – you know this trip…well, maybe.
One day last week we found ourselves on the balcony enjoying our morning coffee. It was a hot, muggy August morning. We watched the landscape guy below, trimming the median. JAM commented, “I am really hating this August heat!” We realized we had enough of the Texas summer. We needed a break. Two hastily packed bags, a handful of travel... Continue Reading →
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 →