Midwest – U.S.A.

Five days after getting home from Costa Rica, and after washing the soles of our boots, we were taking off again, this time for another driving/tent-camping trip across the Midwest. The ultimate goal of this trip was to get the last eight states crossed off of our bucket list; Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma,…

Hot Springs National Park

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 We stayed the night on the road to Arkansas and then hit Hot Springs National Park the following day. Hot Springs National Park is the smallest of all the national parks. Located in Arkansas,  it is an urban park featuring a historic row of early 20th-century bathhouses built atop natural hot…

Waco and Dallas, Texas

Monday, November 13, 2017 I am a fan-girl of the second order (not quite as fanatical as some I know) of the TV show, Fixer-Upper. This show started back in 2013 and it is ending this season after a good five-year run. The show’s hosts are Joanna and Chip Gaines, two very special people with…