Category Archives: travel

update from rhode island

First of all, the sun is shining and the temperature actually reached 65 yesterday. Epic. Secondly, I am sick again.  It started out as a simple head cold last Friday, so I pampered myself all weekend with Ginger Ale and … Continue reading

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sunset in chicago

Banjo Man and I are home and I’ll be posting pictures from Lincoln tomorrow or the next day, after we recover from crawling into bed at 3:30 this morning. I think we might be too old for night flights. Banjo … Continue reading

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springtime in nebraska

Banjo Man and George were waiting for the game to begin.  Yes, it was raining a little.  Yes, we were prepared.  Banjo Man had purchased red ponchos and red seat cushions and extra gloves.  He brought extra wool scarves in … Continue reading

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fixing things on the list

I took my computer into the experts at “Right Click” computer repair shop Tuesday afternoon.  The very young man behind the very long counter listened to my computer woes and then turned on my laptop. “Edge” worked.  My Edge Start … Continue reading

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where the heck is gungywamp?

Monday’s plan was to accomplish some important banking issues on behalf of my mother, who is no longer up to dealing with complicated tasks like important banking issues. Because I don’t have the credentials to access the Newport Naval Base … Continue reading

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the golden tickets

This morning at 11:00 ET the tickets for the Nebraska Spring Game go on sale for the common folk, i.e. the football fans who don’t own season tickets. Ever since Scott Frost was announced as the new head coach, my … Continue reading

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merry christmas from texas

I’m taking a break from assembling casseroles for Christmas morning breakfast.  I don’t know when that became a tradition in our family, but it had something to do with trying to get some food in my children in between the … Continue reading

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day 2, new orleans, 2017

If it’s morning, it must be time for beignets.  I was running late, so I joined Banjo Man and N&N just as the beignets and coffee were being served. Thankfully they had ordered for me. I have a great picture, … Continue reading

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day 1, new Orleans, 2017

  Banjo Man researched lots of restaurants before our trip.  And the number one on his list was “Katie’s”, a short cab ride from the hotel to the Treme section of town.   (You remember “Treme”, right?  From our November … Continue reading

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and here we are again

I’m blogging on the Kindle so this won’t be a long post.  We flew to New Orleans very early Friday morning and have been eating and walking ever since.  And music!  It’s everywhere and thank goodness it is. Banjo Man’s … Continue reading

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