Tag Archives: RV Road Trip

IOWA ~ Our Return Trip With Tim’s Mom Begins

June 4th ~ Chrisman, IL to West Liberty, IA Well, we are back on the road today. This time Tim and I have company (besides Gus that is). Tim’s mom, Shirley has joined us in the RV for the return … Continue reading

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ILLINOIS ~ ITS ALL ABOUT ASHLEY AND WILL’S WEDDING!

MAY 31st – June 2nd ~Chrisman, IL The rest of our time in Illinois, it was all about THE WEDDING! Ashley is smart, beautiful, tiny, sweet, and Tim’s niece. She is the only child of his brother Larry and sister-in-law … Continue reading

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ILLINOIS: Small Town USA

May 26th-31st ~ Hume, Illinois ~ Tim is from a split family, as many of our friends are. Growing up in a small farming community, everyone knows everyone. When we come back to his home town area, we try to … Continue reading

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ST. LOUIS: Missouri Botanical Garden

May 27th ~ St. Louis, MO Our weather was hot and humid, but we were not to be deterred. Since it was a holiday weekend, finding an RV park in St Louis the previous evening became difficult. We ended up … Continue reading

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Tulsa, Oklahoma: Philbrook Museum of Art

May 24th ~ Claremore, OK Back on Route 66 out of Oklahoma City, we made our way north toward Tulsa. I have enjoyed seeing some of the old classic cars along the way and today we were treated to seeing … Continue reading

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Oklahoma City National Memorial Museum

May 23rd ~ Oklahoma City, OK Declared by Yelp a “Top 10 Museum in America”, I was anxious to see it for myself. Even knowing that it would bring up deep-seated sadness for all the lives lost, I knew that … Continue reading

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Texas: Groom Cross and Devil’s Rope Museum

May 23rd ~ Texas to Oklahoma Up and on the road at a decent time for a change. The reason??? We did not have any internet last night so: I could not write yesterdays blog We could not surf the … Continue reading

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TEXAS: Cadillac Ranch and Palo Duro Canyon

May 21st ~ TEXAS Back on Route 66, at least for a while today. Much of the old highway runs beside Highway 40, but sometimes it goes off on its own for a ways. We managed to get onto another … Continue reading

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NEW MEXICO: Taos Pueblo, a World Heritage Site

May 20th ~ Taos, NM I woke up at 3:30 this morning with a loud bang, the RV shaking violently and a rather un-lady like “Oh Shit”. The wind was howling. I got up and went to the bathroom, and … Continue reading

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NEW MEXICO: Los Alamos, Manhattan Project, Bradbury Science Museum

May 19th ~ Los Alamos, NM Today was a difficult day for me and I feel deeply affected by all we saw. I was aware of the Manhattan Project, and have visited the bomb site in Hiroshima. Still, seeing up … Continue reading

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