via Daily Prompt: Taper Two weddings were scheduled today, and we weren't invited to either one of them. To be fair, we didn't know the brides and grooms or their families, but for now, to view the main sanctuary of the cadet chapel of the United States Air Force Academy, we would need invitations to…Read more Going to the Chapel of Love
*For those who are reading postaday blogs, please see Part One first to follow the narrative. Sorry for the inconvenience. Previously on Streaming thru America... (see Ouch! and Ahhh!--Part One, previously published) Neal and Leah were both feeling the effects of the heat--both inside and outside the F-150. Temperatures had climbed to 103º on the…Read more Ouch! and Ahhh!–Part Two
Today I met a national park service ranger by the name of A.L. Weimer who wore a bulletproof vest and carried a police-issue sidearm. While there are daily sightings of mountain lions and black bears throughout Big Bend National Park, I think his handgun has less to do with keeping the animals in line, and…Read more Boquillas Crossing
Leaving Memphis at 9:30 am for a 285 mile jaunt to Coleman Lake in Talladega National Forest, AL was expected to take 5 1/2 hrs. That was the only thing certain about this leg of our trip. Where we would set up residence for the next three days was the biggest question mark. Our design…Read more Sweet Home Alabama
The Graceland mansion tour allows visitors to gawk at garish furnishings that are fit for a king throughout the year except on Thanksgiving and Christmas. On those two days and afterhours, Lisa Marie (as sole heir) and her family are certain to emerge from their second floor retreat (which is strictly off limits to everybody…Read more Hail Lisa Marie, Full of Graceland
Dave was our guide for the 90-minute or so bunker tour below The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, WV. It was his 532nd tour in the two and one-half years since he retired from selling Chevys in town. His wife had begged him to go out and do something that will keep him away from…Read more There’s a Bunker in the Hill, and It’s Revolutionary!