Postcards from Real Life: Nature

Dear friends, I’ve been inside too much in the last few weeks. Semi-convalescence is apparently not something I do well. I’ve been trying very hard to allow my toe it’s healing time but it seems even at home, and especially with the pressures of house showings, I’m getting nowhere. In the meantime, I’m also going a bit batty not getting …

George’s Birthday Adventure: Death Valley

I know I left you hanging on George’s Birthday Adventure with the story of the E.T. Highway but I promise I’ll keep sprinkling it in here between our other antics. It certainly seems odd to still be chronicling that trip when we’re already two weeks into our next expedition…the 5-week journey that I’ve come to know as Geowoodstock to TBEX. …

George’s Birthday Adventure: The Mojave

Well we’re at Episode 4 in the saga of George’s Birthday Adventure. This is where Camp Granola finally gets to breathe a sigh of relief for having finished the extensive (i.e. epically butt-numbing) drive from Georgia to California. To do this we set to exploring the Mojave Desert. Truthfully, with only one full day to visit, it was really more …

George’s Birthday Adventure: Episode 3

The saga of George’s Birthday Adventure continues as Camp Granola finally reaches the Mojave on Day 4. Show me the Mojave… After a grueling cross-country drive, we finally got down to Camp Granola business. Foregoing any extra stops in the fabulous states of New Mexico and Arizona aside from a couple of quick geocaches, we boogied to the Mojave National …

Seeds of a Road Trip

So obviously I haven’t completed the tales of our last three months of adventures, but that’s because we’re so busy having them. That’s certainly a good thing. I figure I’ll catch up eventually and if I don’t…well, that just means we have our priorities straight and having a grand old time here. Just to give you an idea, here’s some …