Music has always been important in our home. Our grandson has grown up listening to a broad variety of artists from country to pop to classic rock and even rock operas. I have to say his favorites are Katy Perry, Reba, Britney Spears, Michael Jackson and Trace Adkins, but he sings along to many others… Continue reading First Las Vegas Concert
Pinwheel near the Desert Living Centre at the Springs PreserveWe travel to Las Vegas quite often, not for the casinos, but for the warm weather in the winter and the various attractions and activities year round. There are a number of things to do for families including the Springs Preserve. We decided to visit there… Continue reading A Fun Day at the Springs Preserve
There are some days when you just feel like hanging out in your pajamas until noon. Sometimes these days come during your vacation, particularly if you have been traveling for some time or have a fairly full itinerary. I find that, especially when traveling with children, planning a quiet day or two can make everyone's… Continue reading Having a Quiet Day on Vacation
Vintage "canned ham" style camper trailer at the Clark County MuseumAfter experiencing the wind, rain and mud of our last camping trip, I decided to get a bit more serious in my search for a vintage trailer we could use right now and restore for a future dreamed of road trip across the country. We… Continue reading Tin Can Traveling
Visitor's Centre at Dinosaur Provincial ParkReaders of this blog know that many of my travels include and are inspired by my eight-year-old grandson. You also know that camping is one of his new favorite things to do. What else do eight-year-old boys like? Rocks, dirt and dinosaurs! This makes Dinosaur Provincial Park a perfect spot… Continue reading Jurassic Badlands!
One of the activities advertised during the Crowsnest Pass Heritage Days was a Heritage Road Rally. The idea was that you would check in at the museum in Coleman and pick up your instruction kit before heading out on the self-timed drive, checking in at several additional stops along the way before returning to the… Continue reading Not so Heritage, Heritage Road Rally
Having a grandson after being a mom of three daughters has definitely changed the focus of family vacations. A visit to Disneyland for instance, features a lot more time looking for Captain Hook and Goofy than Cinderella and Snow White. Our most recent favorite thing is camping. Not that our girls didn’t like to camp… Continue reading Camping? Why Yes I do That Once in a Blue Moon
Things have been busy around our place this weekend as three of us get ready for our upcoming road trip to LA. When we started out planning the trip we looked at various locales and tried to decide how we wanted to spend our two-week vacation. Favorites like Denver, Albuquerque and San Francisco were quickly… Continue reading Looking Forward to a Sparkling Vacation