We spent just 3 hours this morning at the Space Center Houston, a must stop destination if you are passing through Houston. Like Pensacola, we wished we had allotted a lot more time for this visit. Aided by a wonderful website, and eager volunteer greeter, we charted our course to make the most of our time. But again we left wishing we had spent more time learning about the history and future of our space program. … Continue reading →
At least once in your life you must experience New Orleans. You may visit other cities, but you experience New Orleans. Unfortunately, we only had two short days (and nights) in New Orleans. I had traveled to NOLA many times, but this was Denise’s first visit. Her reaction to Bourbon Street Sunday night, was identical to my reaction on a Tuesday night many years earlier: “Is there something special tonight?” No, … Continue reading →
Did we say we love FamCamps? Yes, we did. And our stay at Blue Angels Park in Pensacola reaffirmed our belief. There are two campgrounds associated with the Blue Angels. We stayed “off base” at the Blue Angels Campground on Bronson Road. This area includes a primitive campsite as well as, Anchor Cove and Battlecreek Row. Anchor Cove ($14) has 83, 30 amp/water sites on packed sand. The area is on Perido Bay and … Continue reading →
We woke to rain and squalls. A friend called and warned us about winds. But after orienting our sticks and bricks renters to our home, we hit the road at 11am just as the rain was beginning to subside. Frankly, I was a bit anxious. I’ve been looking at the weather on line for over a month now, worried that things may not go as planned.