We are definitely creatures of habit.  For the second day in a row, we had breakfast at Stafford Court Cafe in Del Mar.  After breakfast we took a stroll down to Sea Grove Park and couldn’t resist snapping a photo of each other 🙂     On our stroll we came across wonderful examples of… Read More


We were expecting perfect weather in the San Diego area and wow, we got it today.  We had the opportunity to scout out Del Mar.  We had breakfast in town (sitting outside of course) and took a stroll on the walkway above the beach and ocean…..       Looking forward to perfect weather again… Read More


The drive from Tucson to San Diego was about 6 hours.  There were a number of interesting sites along the way.  One in particular was the Imperial Sand Dunes.  The photo below is from Google.  They clearly have a better phone camera than we do :).  Even though we didn’t take the photo we enjoyed… Read More


Camille took the wheel and drove all the way from El Paso to Tucson (5 hours) and did a great job!!  I had two work related conference calls and had Internet connectivity the whole time which was nice to get some work done.   After arriving in Tucson and dropping off our luggage at the… Read More


Days 6 and 7 were both 8 hour drive days.  Our drive from New Orleans to San Antonio went through Baton Rouge and Houston (which we hit at the right time traffic wise at 2:30pm) so it wasn’t all that relaxing.  We stayed in the Hill Country outside of San Antonio and treated ourselves to… Read More


We arrived in New Orleans on Monday, Feb, 15th and checked into the Queen and Crescent Hotel (http://www.qandc.com/) in the business district (adjacent to the French Quarter) around noon.   We had a delicious lunch at The Ruby Slipper (http://www.therubyslippercafe.net/), recommended by a docent friend of Camille’s…..   After lunch we walked around the French… Read More


There were a couple things of note that I neglected to mention before heading out of Tampa…. — I wanted to share a photo of Dawn’s amazing desserts….. In Colleen’s condo building they are getting the DNA of the dogs in the building so they can take the DNA of dog poop and match it… Read More


8am heading out of Tampa to Mobile, AL.  We plan to arrive around 5pm and rest up for Monday in New Orleans.… Read More


Saturday in Tampa….another beautiful day with the temp in the low 70s.  Colleen and Camille are off to Nordstrom while Josh and Greg hit the frisbee golf links…..       Josh played really well and Greg did OK for his first time out. After golf we met up with Colleen and Camille at The… Read More


Day 2 in Tampa started off with a visit to our favorite breakfast spot….Daily Eats.  The French Toast and Scrambled Egg Bowl was better than ever!     After breakfast, and as the temperature warmed up to 70 degrees we walked  down to the Riverwalk(http://www.thetampariverwalk.com/).  It was a beautiful day with wonderful sights!    … Read More