As we leave the Lower Ninth Ward behind, our path takes us along the river into the French Quarter. We plan to visit the two National Parks in the city and continue to look for the after effects of Katrina.Continue reading
Thirteen years ago, Hurricane Katrina set into motion a series of events that resulted in the deaths of 1,800 people. Levees broke, the city was inundated and inefficient bureaucracy crippled relief efforts.
A city literally brimming with a thousand options for entertainment.
Where do we end up?
If you are a person of a certain age, you may remember the Sunday Drive. Those were the days when the whole family climbed into the car for the purpose of driving down the road, with no particular destination in mind, just to see what there was to see.
Simple curiosity is a lost art.
Sometimes, in life, it’s good to take some time to think about your priorities.
Really focus on what’s important.
One of the best times for soul searching, is while driving down a lonely desert road. Continue reading
Ghosts are everywhere if you know where to look. Continue reading
Sometimes, a drive forty miles out of the way is not only necessary but worth it!
Especially if there’s an abandoned old bridge at the end of it. Continue reading
Simplicity, Peace, Tranquility.
All attributes of our ideal life.
Achieving it was our goal before we left home for our longest trip ever, a trip around the edge of the US. Continue reading
I admit it.
I’m one of those people who would hold their nose while driving quickly past the Salton Sea, on the way to somewhere else.
What consumes seven yards of dirt a minute, leaving only gravel behind while taking it’s pond with it?