Tag: first-road-trip

Well, we didn’t quite make it to Florida today, but we did make it through Mississippi and most of Alabama. In fact we’re just outside the border of Florida, still in Alabama, watching the movie “Sweet Home Alabama”. Too cute! We drove another 13 hours but we hit Independence Day traffic and some thunderstorms which […]

Another night at a Holiday Inn Express. Designerd was able to do a little work last night at the motel. Back on the road around 9am local time. Made it through to Amarillo, Texas after about 9 hours driving. Weather has been hot and sunny. Mr. S is getting a tiny taste of humidity, hehe, […]

The Best Western in Barstow was comfortable. Look how cute the towels were! An elephant, I can hardly stand it. We left Barstow at 8:20am and had a delightfully uneventful drive through to Holbrook, AZ. The temps in the Mojave Desert were in the 110s. Nine hours of driving today. Let’s hope tomorrow’s leg is […]

Even though the little Holiday Inn Express was clean and comfortable and had free wifi, we were all a little restless to be back on the road. The mechanic called us at 7:30am and said he had to go to Stockton to get the part. He got to the hotel around 10. He worked on […]

I’d like to say that everything went smoothly from California to Florida, but I can’t. Nothing horrible, mind you, but many unexpected bumps along the way. Designerd¬†and Mr. T planned on taking 10 days starting the day before Thanksgiving to drive slow and methodically across the country so that we could store the (still nameless) […]