Chelsea Gets Going

He sipped on his coffee. “Where you off to?”
“Not sure yet, but I need wide open spaces. Might be headed back to South Dakota.”
“And Amber?”
She forced back the tears. “She has my number, and she’s hunting again. I’m more likely to find her on the road than stuck here.”
“Stuck?” A single eyebrow raised at her.
“I hate this city. Always have.”

Road to Recovery: Day Eight

Planned route: Sparks, NV to Klamath Falls, OR 4 hours, 29 minutes of driving 253 miles Planned stops: None So the spirit was willing, but it turns out that the flesh was spongey and bruised. Five hours into a ten hour day, it was clear that neither I, nor my husband was going to make […]

Chelsea on the Hudson

He carried a coffee cup and settled himself at her table. “Chelsea?”
“You must be Bob.”
He held out a hand. Bentley covered for her, raising a paw to shake.
Bob laughed as he shook with the dog. “So you want to help me with this Kipsey.”

Road to Recovery: Day Seven

Planned route: Las Vegas, NV to Bieber, CA 9 hours, 34 mins of driving 594 miles Planned stops: Beatty, NV, International Car Forest of the Last Church, and Lake Tahoe Well, my trip has been completely altered. We had planned on camping in the desert one night. However, Las Vegas has spoiled us, and nobody […]

Road to Recovery: Day Off, Part 2

So yesterday was our day off in Vegas, and we enjoyed it.Today we were supposed to get back on the road.But well, we don’t want to. Our hotel is banging and we have a five day cushion before my husband starts his new job. So one more day by the pool and then we’ll hit […]

Road to Recovery: Day Six

Planned Route: Flagstaff, AZ to Las Vegas, NV 5 hrs, 25 minutes of driving 346 miles Planned stops: The Grand Canyon Today is the literally the reason for the trip. When we started talking about this move, the first thing that really excited my family was going to the Grand Canyon. There was something irresistibly […]

Road to Recovery: Day Five

Planned route: Albuquerque, NM to Flagstaff, AZ 6 hours, 16 mins of driving 363 miles Planned stops: Boca Negra, Old Town Albuquerque, The Continental Divide, Petrified National Forest It’s always good to be flexible and have back up plans. Construction got us in to Albuquerque about an hour later than we planned and we had […]