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Monthly Archives: September 2016

Acropolis Spinach Salad

Spinach salad isn’t usually a conversation stopper…. Except when consumed on hotel roofs in Athens while viewing the Acropolis. Susie had read that the view of the Acropolis from the rooftop restaurant at our hotel in Athens was incredible, so we headed upstairs as the sun was…

Cruising the Greek Isles

“Hey Ruste, I got a great price–want to go on a Greek island sailing cruise with me in September?” Rob and I were exhausted and really grimy, trying to conserve water at our Montana camp when my sister in law called in late July. It had been a…

Got My Eye on Zion…And Sugar

Sugar’s been a bit of a troublemaker… Sugar at Port Huron last summer But you’ll have to wait until the end of this post to get the scoop. First, let’s go to Zion, OK? Rob and I left our free campsite in the Mojave and headed east…

An Oasis in the Desert

We left Yosemite promising to return. Bye Yosemite!  We hope to see you soon. With Labor Day weekend on the horizon, the park was beginning to fill up.  We wanted to make some mileage as we headed toward our next destination:  Zion National Park, located in southern Utah. We loaded…

Oh Yosemite!

Oh Yosemite, You’re elegant, you know. Sweet towering peaks, Giant redwoods below. Buck eating reeds, Next to calm river flow. Ducks swim by, As the sun falls low. I ride my bike, Much Valley to explore. But this little one, Calls out, “Wait, one more!” So…