Category Archives: 2015 Trip

December 31, Two Oh One Five (2015) and Surprise… I’m still alive!!!

In May of 2013, based on my medical condition and the large tumor growing in my abdomen, my doctor told me that I most probably would not live to the end of 2013, and definitely not until December 2015. If … Continue reading

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Home Again… Grateful I was able to complete another extraordinary trip

I arrived back home on Monday, November 16th, after being on the road since July 10th. It was a wonderful expedition and I am so grateful I was able to take another trip including attending the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. … Continue reading

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Native Rhythms Festival and holiday lights, Melbourne, Florida

On my way home to south Florida, I stopped in Melbourne, Florida, to attend the Native Rhythms Festival so that I could see my friends that participate at the event, and also to hear the wonderful, talented musicians that perform, … Continue reading

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Traveling East

I only have wifi on my phone so this is a short post. I’m back in Florida, will visit friends and attend the Native Rhythms Flute Festival on my way home. I will write stories I am behind on since … Continue reading

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Homestead Heritage, Waco, Texas

Here is a link to photos I have taken at Homestead Heritage near Waco, Texas. The addition to the cafe is new, when I was here in August it was still under construction.The construction was all done with cedar from … Continue reading

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Granbury, Texas hot air balloon event and exploring Granbury

I posted an album with the photos I took in Granbury this past weekend, both during the hot air balloon event and also exploring Granbury. After I left Albuquerque on Monday, I drove straight through to Granbury, Texas, so I … Continue reading

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Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

After being in Albuquerque since the beginning of September, volunteering at the Balloon Fiesta office, and also helping with Pilot Registration a few days before Fiesta begins, now is the official start of the Balloon Fiesta. Thankfully, I was given … Continue reading

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Albuquerque – Sunsets, and having fun and keeping busy before Balloon Fiesta

As I volunteer and crew for pilots before Fiesta begins on October 3rd, I will add interesting stories and photos to the end of this story. I arrived in Albuquerque on September 1st, and since then I have been keeping … Continue reading

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Antique RV Museum, and Cadillac Ranch, Amarillo, Texas

I left Waco on Thursday, August 27th, and headed towards New Mexico, taking scenic back roads that I have not previously been on in order to make the trip more memorable and hopefully see interesting things along the way. I … Continue reading

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Homestead Heritage, Waco, Texas visiting with friends

After I left Sue’s house near Fort Worth, I spent the weekend in a campground at Lake Whitney near Waco. It was so quiet and peaceful. This campground was closed for two months due to the flooding from the abundance … Continue reading

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Visiting with Friends, meeting Eddie, and Gratitude

On Monday, I arrived at my friend Sue’s house, near Fort Worth, Texas, to stay with her and her husband Mark for a few days. I always enjoy my visit with them. I mentioned to Mark some of the things … Continue reading

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Great Texas Balloon Race, Longview, Texas, arrival and event

I created an album of pictures I have taken during this week long event. Here is a link to all of the albums I have posted since 2011, or you can go to the Photo Gallery tab on my website. … Continue reading

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On the road again, traveling west, UPDATE and camping along the way

I left home on Friday, July 10th, and I drove about 300 miles. I kept driving into intermittent pockets of heavy rain, sometimes while the sun was shining. I got to see full arc rainbows twice. I love seeing rainbows, … Continue reading

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Emotional Meltdown, Reality and Feelings

Despite everything happening in my life and the life of those close to me, I very seldom get overwhelmed, depressed, or have emotional meltdowns. When they do happen to me, it’s usually only for perhaps 10 or so minutes and … Continue reading

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Upcoming trip, making of a Jeep commercial, and health update

Not much has been happening since I wrote about my time at Arnold’s Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in May. Mostly, I have been reading books and getting together with friends for lunch. I did buy a different laptop, it has Windows … Continue reading

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