Madison Wisconsin, More Cheese Please

The final destination I’m going to discuss on our tour is Madison Wisconsin. I may have mentioned in an earlier post that Jackie loves cheese. Well, Madison was all about the cheese; cheese soup, cheese curds, cheese plate, macaroni and Read More …

Hi, I’m Willow the Cat

Today, we’re going to take a break from our ongoing trip blog to introduce you all to Willow the Cat, the newest member of the Jessop family. Jackie and I talked about it, and we thought this furry new family Read More …

TUCSON ARIZONA Daughter Account

After El Paso, we headed for Tucson, Arizona. So, this is our Tucson Arizona daughter account of the visit. I thought that once we got past the one-way streets and raised highway of El Paso, we would be in good Read More …

Bozeman Montana, Great Fossils, Not-So-Great Day

The trip back east on the northern route also included a stop in BOZEMAN MONTANA. When I think of this part of the trip, I am happy for Jackie. I was also happy for me, and then sad. Allow me Read More …

The Dalles Oregon, Way Out There

I’m going to skip over some of the trip; the next stop, the DALLES OREGON. After Tucson, we hit San Diego, CA (very pretty bay), and drove up the west coast to Gold Beach, OR with several stops along the Read More …

Tucson Arizona, One of My Favorite Stops

Next stop, Tucson Arizona. I need to note here that we planned for this week’s blog to include Jackie’s perception of our stop in El Paso, but unlike my old retired self, she has a day job as a marketing Read More …

Abilene, Texas – A Daughter’s Account

Abilene, Texas – a daughter’s account After a day of rest while my dad iced his recent gum surgery, we hit the road again – off to Abilene. I drove the length of the trip so dad could keep resting. Read More …

The Real Shreveport

Having read my father’s revisionist history of the offset of our trip around the country, I feel the need to set things straight. So, here’s what really happened, the real Shreveport. The summer after I graduated college, my father and Read More …