Month: May 2014

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#2 Son’s Place

Here the menfolks are carrying the gear from the car to #2 son’s apartment. The light, fresh air is wonderful. The place where we live is very similar to the town where #2 son lives, but the air here is […]

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Travel Food

Ft. Collins has a lot of nice restaurants, and we sampled a few. Coopersmith’s is tasty and full of atmosphere. Blissful burgers with peppers and sauces… Silver Grill Cafe French toast made from slices of giant cinnamon rolls! Pickle Barrel […]

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Drive West

The drive west (or, more accurately, northwest) was pleasant and uneventful. We were guided by our phones and never got lost, we had the correct change for all the toll roads, we found a nice place for breakfast and enjoyed […]

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Wichita

  We got on the road around 4:30 and stopped for breakfast in Wichita. The place we’d chosen before leaving was closed, but Siri found us a nice spot in the old Yellow Cab Building. This building dates from the […]

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Packing

We’re leaving early in the morning, so I’m packing today. As promised, I’m tracking everything for my future self. Clothing is easy: two pairs of jeans, four tanks, underwear, nightgown, and hiking shoes in a gym bag, plus a couple […]

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Road Trip Prep

We’re heading out in a couple of days to #2 son’s stomping grounds. We went on precisely this road trip last year, so you would think we would be completely prepared. There was a time when I would have had […]

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End of Days

My mother is gone. She can no longer speak. She doesn’t smile — I guess she hasn’t smiled in a long time. But the last time I saw her before this she was able to speak even if there wasn’t […]

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The Last of the Living Room

I’m planning an applique mantel scarf which I will actually put on top of the large bookcase where it has some bolts showing. I’m going to use the long section from an applique quilt. I’m also planning to make a […]

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The Other Side

The other side of the room made some progress yesterday. I guess we’re not changing the TV stand or the bookcase. I have most of the books up. I sewed a sleeve on the back of the quilt and ran […]