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The names will be changed to protect the innnocent

What a crazy week! My anticipated weekend getaway in Seattle turned into a week-long marathon of driving, meeting family, and funeral-related activities. I lost my grandmother last Saturday. It was the passing of an Era. Her life touched many, as apparent to the number of folks that came by to … [Read more...]

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Would you like some cleavage with your cappuccino?

Welcome to Seattle! A quick three day trip to sip coffee, shop, and visit the motorcycle shops of the greater Seattle area were my plans. There are many good things about this area; good coffee, good food, my daughter lives here, great culture and art. The coffee is so good here that, perhaps, … [Read more...]

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Souvenirs from Tok

So, I rolled into the driveway (1784 miles later) from my Klondike Loop motorcycle ride. Exhausted enough that I almost couldn't climb off the bike, let alone unpack it, wash it, and do the maintenance needed for the next trip. *Sigh.* It looked like rain. When Jaz and I rolled out of Tok last … [Read more...]

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Illy’s where are you?

List: Garmin GPS Device Coffee scoop Thin lightweight underwear - Tops and Bottoms These are the things I forgot to pack for my adventure. I left them in Alaska. Now, you say, she can live without her coffee scoop and underwear, but the GPS device? How in the world will she keep from getting … [Read more...]

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Coffee scented underwear?

So, TSA wanting to ensure I wasn't packing explosives(?), took the liberty of opening one of my bags of coffee. Now, they did seal it back up... sort of. All my clothes smell like coffee now. But this is okay! There are worse things to smell of... I landed in Utah earlier today, and right when I … [Read more...]