Tombstone, AZ

We drive by Tombstone, Arizona pretty often but we’ve never stopped. Actually, let me amend that, we’ve drive on the 10 and seen the exit sign for Tombstone. A client canceled so we had a week to kill. I originally wanted to go down to Puerto Penasco, Mexico but I realized that our dog’s health…

Arizona Black Rodeo

This weekend we attended our first rodeo. Since we learned about U.S. Deputy Marshal Bass Reeves (and celebrated him earlier this year) we’ve been on a bit of a cowperson kick so when I heard about the Arizona Black Rodeo, we purchased our tickets, encouraged another family to roll, and spent a really fun three…

What We’ve Learned From 17 Months on the Road

November of 2017 we let the lease expire on our rental house in southern California, put as little as we could in storage, and took off to drive around the United States, Mexico, and Canada with our two preschoolers and our large dog. We’ve driven all the way up through Oregon to Montana, over through…

Cowboys of Color in Fort Worth, TX

We drove out Dallas to celebrate a friend’s birthday so while we were close we decided to learn more about Black, Latino, and Native cowboys, cowgirls, and cowpeople. Our first stop was the cowboys of color museum officially named It’s small museum off the main drag a few blocks south of the official Fort Worth…

Chicago (Baby’s First Solo Trip)

Frontier had an amazing sale on tickets from Palm Springs to Chicago in February. Senor didn’t want to go, so I asked a friend and she said, “Yes”. Then I felt badly about leaving Senor with two little ones while I gallivanted around so I asked her if she’d mind if I took my oldest…

Exploring Central Mexico

We caught a last-minute deal from San Diego to Mexico City while we were in Las Vegas. Finally, we were going to Mexico! Since this was our first trip I wanted to see as much as I could. We were able to visit Mexico City, Teotihuacan, Puebla, Xalapa, Cordoba, and Yanga (the town founded by…

The Logistics of Getting to Sudan

I’m really, really, really trying to make it to Sudan ..  and it looks like the universe is conspiring with me. Fact #1 – A woman in my travel group ventured to Sudan, with her kids …  and she lives near me. We’re meeting Wednesday. Fact #2 – I came upon a tour group offering…