"It's a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don't keep your feet, there's no knowing where you might be swept off to." Bilbo Baggins

Category: Dinning

Greater LA area: SoCal Part 2

Much to our amazement, there is more to the LA area than just Harry Potter World.  While we were there; we got some local culture down in the murals district and visiting the Getty.  We ate at some local trendy restaurants and of course, we spent time walking the beach and setting foot in the

Family Vacations

Every other year the past 10 years, we would escape the cold of the Midwest and head to the Florida Keys for a long weekend of sun, food, beaches, and hanging out.  But this year was a little different.  Since we had moved to Tucson and everyone’s schedules had gotten crazy, the family decided to all come here for a stay-cation.  Since there were no hotel costs, we used “the fund” to pay for our entertainment and filling our stomachs.

History in New Jersey

After a short detour to Southern California for some work meetings, our hop-scotch trip continued as we headed east to New Jersey.  It has been over a year since we were out to see the east coast “big city” family.  In between our visits they had moved, both graduated from their master’s programs and both started

East Comes West

Visitors are what makes a house feel like home, especially family visitors.  Besides celebrating Independence Day, the 4th of July also brought the other half of our immediate family out to Arizona to see us.  Our other son, and our soon to be daughter-in-law (just 14 days from the day I am writing this) came

An Unplanned Diversion: Fort Collins

Well, with our weather-induced detour and staying south, we were able to move our Rocky Mountain National Park reservations to the 18th, but that still left us with two days we needed to fill before we could arrive.  Here we were, on a Saturday morning trying to find a spot for Saturday and Sunday nights.

Escape to KC

What a perfect start to our new travel blog! A visit to our son and daughter-in-law (who is also a blogger) who suggested the title for our blog a long time ago. This past weekend we headed down to Kansas City, Roeland Park to be exact, for a fun filled visit. It is a simple