Oh the times they are a changin’ and a changin’ and a changin’

We were ready for a four-hour ride when we packed our stinky clothes and our stinkier selves into the minivan and bid good-bye to the cool yurt (and the cool temperatures) in Mancos State Park. We were headed west…toward Monument Valley, Utah, with a planned pitstop for a photo op at Four Corners Monument–the one … Read more Oh the times they are a changin’ and a changin’ and a changin’

A Room with a View – Mesa Verde and Mancos State Park

Mancos State Park campground with its 30-some campsites,  cool mountain air and comfortable, well-equipped yurts (including futon beds, a fridge and a microwave) lacked only one luxury amenity—a shower. Not to worry, though, we fancied the lack of bathing to be part of the true pioneer experience, complete with the echoes of howling coyotes at … Read more A Room with a View – Mesa Verde and Mancos State Park

A Cave, the Crooked Road and a Beautiful Hike

668 miles down…alot more to go. 41 hours logged in. So far, things have gone according to plan, except of course the 4:00 departure. BLTN (Better Late Than Never) is a firmly held family tradition. In fact, we believe it appears prominantly on the Cawley/Lafferty Crest. Besides that bit of expected deviation, it’s pretty much … Read more A Cave, the Crooked Road and a Beautiful Hike

Road Tunes

The song list: Dave Matthews (most/all albums that we have) They Might Be Giants (most/all albums that we have) Elvis Costello (most/all albums that we have) 10,000 Maniacs  – In my Tribe (album) Squeeze – Singles – 45’s and Under (album) Paul Simon – Graceland Suspicious minds – Elvis Little less Conversation – Elvis Alive … Read more Road Tunes