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Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things that escape those who only dream at night. – Edgar Allan Poe

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OMG! What is this place?!

Facebook Twitter It’s like the Costco of gas stations. They have every kind of crazy junk food, lunch items, clothes, jewelry, knick knacks, housewares, all kinds of pickles, a whole wall of coffee, slush and pop machines. Outside they have 134 gas pumps, 4 carwash and 19 vacuum lanes! When they say everything is bigger […]

Cinco de Cairo is a great day to be in San Antonio!

Facebook Twitter In my family, we call the 5th of May Cinco de Cairo. It’s the day my daughter, Cairo was born, so it’s a natural match for us. Today we were not with her, but instead we’re in San Antonio, and there was a lot going on. We wandered around the downtown river walk […]

Sleeping with the band in San Antonio!

Facebook Twitter Our neighbours tonight at Casa Walmart are the Relampaguitos, a travelling band, from Mexico. From their site: With the aim of keeping northern music alive, Relampaguitos was born, a group from Monterrey, Nuevo León. Rescuing the original sound and style made famous by Los Relámpagos del Norte in the sixties and making it […]

Quest for the Dump Station

Facebook Twitter This sign at the Sunland Park & Casino makes Harold and I think of a mythic adventure puzzle game. “Thru the woods and over the vale where the mighty horsemen stomp and hale. Strong of mind and good of heart, else your head and body will part. Answer the age old questions of […]

I am the wind, he is the wall

Facebook Twitter The man in the RV next to us sweeps the sand from his pad three times a day. Morning, noon, and night, on a schedule. What I see as a lovely encroachment of the beach melding the two of us together, he sees as a mess that needs to be pushed back. I […]

Lana Del Rey sings to me in Playa del Rey

Facebook Twitter   “I was always an unusual girl. My mother told me I had a chameleon soul, no moral compass pointing due north, no fixed personality. Just an inner indecisiveness that was as wide and as wavering as the ocean.”  -Lana del Rey   Facebook Twitter

Anza Borrego wants me dead

Facebook Twitter The desert wants me dead. The wind blows in , and my synapses go crazy. Last year had me fainting and falling into walls til I was sure I was having a stroke. Doctor took one look in my ears and told me I had water in there. “Spring super bloom causes this!” […]

Port Townsend, WA

Facebook Twitter Originally named “Port Townshend” for the Marquis of Townshend by Captain George Vancouver in 1792, it was also called the “City of Dreams” with the thought that it would be the largest harbour on the US west coast. Officially settled in 1851, many of the homes and buildings reflect the Victorian times of […]

Sequim, WA – Pokemon makes friends and enemies

Facebook Twitter Sequim, pronounced Skwim, is a little town along the the upper coast of the Olympic Peninsula. Known as the “Lavender Capital of North America”, it’s a sleepy little town full of Chinese restaurants and little craft galleries. We were in town to see what it offered, but more so, to walk around and catch some […]

Bellingham, WA – Silver Reef Casino

Facebook Twitter We finally got back on the road! I gave Harold a day off after returning from Hungary, and we left Sunday afternoon. The Silver Reef Casino in Bellingham has been home the last few days, stocking up on groceries, visiting breweries, catching Pokemon, and getting used to the new motorhome. It was a very […]

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