Have you ever voluntarily put yourself in a position where you had to drive on the opposite side of the road? In a giant Motorhome? With kids in the back who need snacks every 7 minutes? This was a dream for Nick, a ridiculous one albeit;). He loves driving, if it’s not fast it may […]Read More Left, Left, just Stay left
In a Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson – This is the book we read before heading to Australia the first time and I can say with my absolute whole heart that Bill Bryson is by far my favourite Author. I mean, if you like to laugh until you cry, which I happen to;). He is clever and witty […]Read More In a sunburned country
The week before any trip can be stressful, but this one will go down in history!! By the end of the week, I lost 5 lbs, forgot how to sleep and aged quite a few years. Want to know the secret to my new unplanned diet? And how to add several grey hairs and go […]Read More take the holiday!!! it’s worth it
Meet Miranda; This beaut was a true Sheila. A 1985 Toyota Hiace with a Pop top (aftermarket, of course;) and 5 on the tree!! In 2005 Nick and I picked up this quality automobile for $3500….what a deal!!! Where did we find such a specimen? Australia, of course – Kings Crossing to be exact and […]Read More Aussie Aussie Aussie – Oi, Oi, Oi
You know what they say, ‘Time Flies when you’re WARM’….I mean, having Fun …. right it’s Fun. In our case, it flies extremely fast when you’re having fun while staying warm!! We left Canada During a Polar Vortex, that’s right a POLAR VORTEX!! According to the Texas Locals, It’s VERY Cold in January and to […]Read More Road Trip Battle Anyone??
We took off like a heard of turtles in our super roomy and powerful Honda Pilot;). We did maintain our timeline which is crazy considering we broke down in the middle of nowhere, Montana. Our random breakdown only put us back 4 hours, thanks to Nick’s inability to accept No and his ability to power […]Read More Made it with Only 136 Bathroom Breaks!
Boy, do I have a lot to catch everyone up on…We made it home after another 40 hour trek with a week’s stay in Minnesota. It was fairly uneventful considering, well, that it’s us;). We spent a lovely month between home and the cabin and had some great visits but it’s time to get back […]Read More Another Rocky Start!!
Day 1!! Can you feel the excitement in the air? We’re all packed up, I’ve checked my 5 page list 17 times, Let’s do this Willard’s. Let me walk you through our day: 6:30 am – Wake Up – Press Snooze 6:45 am – 8 am – Roll out of bed, make coffee, a road […]Read More Bit of a Bumpy Start!
So…How about this Pandemic?? What an entirely crazy and unexpected year. If I could go back in time and tell myself anything it would be to hug the heck out of everyone! I mean, I’m sure there’s more practical advice I could pass on but if you know me, I’m a hugger and it’s been […]Read More Kids, Let’s Go On An Adventure…..Again….Finally!
Back Packing is my travel background – Stuffing whatever I could carry in my Rucksack, trying not to make it too heavy because one day you might find yourself on a Hostel Floor (which is seedy, at best) throwing out half of the contents because the reality of carrying this bag for months on end […]Read More What Have We Learned?