ROAD TRIP TIPS

“Keep your eyes on the road, your hand upon the wheel.” “The future’s uncertain and the end is always near. “ Those lyrics from The Doors’ Roadhouse Blues are very prophetic. Perhaps Jim Morrison foresaw an overwhelming amount of distractions in our future, and the possibility of shortening one’s life due to those distractions. Spending…

Traveling With A Pet

I used to take my dog on the road with me when I toured. It made me feel safe, traveling with a pet. He was a small terrier mix and was a great traveling companion. But, once he began to bark, he couldn’t stop. One time, when I was doing a cross-country trip, I just…

Holiday Travel

Hooray for road trips! Some of my fondest memories are of taking a family trip, in the family car, through blinding snow to visit my Grandmother for Christmas Day. Our holiday travel was a five hour drive and I always had the back window of the car “reserved” as my traveling compartment. I was like…

Gas Saving Tips

With the high price of fuel, I find myself spending a lot of time just driving around aimlessly searching for the best gas prices. That, in itself, is a waste of fuel. I don’t want anyone to get the wrong idea and think that I’ve been “sniffing” too much fuel here. I can’t win for…

Labor Day Travel

Labor Day Travel Labor Day has a whole new kind of meaning for those of us who have given birth. Why don’t they have a day for us? Oh, that’s right, they do. It’s called Mother’s Day. Or, “CPS Day” for some of us. Here’s a little nugget of knowledge to hang on to. Did…

Trip Planning for Tourist Traps

Trip Planning for Tourist Traps What a novel idea Walt Disney had when he chose to have every ride at Disney World exit through a gift shop. Walt Disney World is the ultimate tourist trap. And, being located in the state with the highest population of senior citizens, it’s likely the most dangerous driving excursion…