Category: Local

Monarch Fire Ride, Gardnerville NV

Went for a ride with a few buddies to check out the Monarch fire burning a few mountain ranges over near Gardnerville Nevada.

Fishing Derby, Lake Topaz NV

Had a great time this past weekend with friends and family camping, fishing and hanging out at the 3rd Annual Topaz Ranch Outlaws Fishing Derby at Lake Topaz Nevada. Good times were had by all. Derby winning catch (total weight) for the day was… Continue Reading “Fishing Derby, Lake Topaz NV”

Beale Street, Memphis TN

February 2020 “ I boarded the plane. Touched down in the land of the Delta Blues. In the middle of the pouring rain (true story). Then I’m walking in Memphis. Walking with my feet ten feet off of Beale.”   – Marc Cohn Memphis is… Continue Reading “Beale Street, Memphis TN”

Palmettos on the Bayou, Slidell Louisiana

August 2019 Really enjoyed staying in Slidell Louisiana last year while working at nearby Stennis Space Center across the state line in Mississippi. Very nice town. Lots of history here and lots of really good local restaurants with great southern cuisine. One place we… Continue Reading “Palmettos on the Bayou, Slidell Louisiana”

Napoleon Scenic Byway, Gulf Coast Mississippi

August 2019 Did an install at Stennis Space Center last year and one day after work took the following scenic route back to the hotel in Slidell, Louisiana where I was staying. This was a very interesting road, read on…

Quarter Celtic Brewpub, Albuquerque NM

January 2019 New Mexico, Albuquerque specifically, has a lot of breweries. Many have won a lot of awards for the fine beers they produce. One such place that has gotten many awards is Quarter Celtic Brewpub in Albuquerque.

Alien Brewpub, Albuquerque NM

January 2019 One thing about Albuquerque New Mexico that I really enjoy, in addition to the beautiful scenery great food and history, are the many really good brewpubs that have popped up over the years. One such place is called Alien Brewpub.

Scenery from Cheyenne and Laramie Wyoming

  January 2020 While working in Cheyenne Wyoming last January, I ended up with a rare spare day which I utilized to the best of my ability to go sightseeing around the local area. Read on for more – lots of photos and several… Continue Reading “Scenery from Cheyenne and Laramie Wyoming”

Northern Nevada, Off-roading Adventure

About a month ago I sold my Ural side car motorcycle and bought a used Polaris Rzr that I’m keeping at a friend’s house in Nevada to use when I visit my place and my good friends there. This past Memorial Day weekend I… Continue Reading “Northern Nevada, Off-roading Adventure”

Scenes from Cambria California

Cambria is a very beautiful place on the coast of California just south of San Simeon where the famous Hearst’s Castle is located.  The castle is about 2-3 miles north of town. I’ve been going here for years and have traveled by cars, trucks,… Continue Reading “Scenes from Cambria California”

Union Oyster House, Boston MA

Speaking of oysters… (reference previous post) The Union Oyster House is an interesting and historic restaurant located in Boston Massachusetts. I’m glad I had a chance to dine there. I’ve passed by this place by several times in the past while working in the… Continue Reading “Union Oyster House, Boston MA”

Fresh Oysters, Bodega Bay CA

Oysters are good both raw and cooked but oysters are also a love or hate thing, you either like them or you really dislike them. There seems to be no in-between heh! Personally I prefer to have cooked oysters but raw oyster shooters are… Continue Reading “Fresh Oysters, Bodega Bay CA”