Spent Halloween evening in the parking lot of a rodeo - parents from all over Moab drove their kids there in costume, parked a few hundred cars in a giant circle, and kids went from open trunk to open trunk trick-or-treating. A local retired boy scout leader educated us about barrel races at the rodeo (horse riders avoiding barrels) and the mormon church, which he urged us to investigate and consider joining. [10/31/2011]
When we took our first vacations a few years ago, we would be packing the night before at 2am after a few celebratory drinks. We remember the frantic mental state of OMG I NEED TO PACK EVERYTHING. We would end up with a huge suitcase full of every nice piece of club and beach wear [...]
Hey you all! You haven’t met me yet, although I have been a quiet, but integral participant of this little trip Natalia and Roma have going here. My name is FrancisFrancis, but my friends call me “Francis” for short. I am 3 years old and make really good espresso and cappuccino. When I first heard [...]
Second day in Moab, Utah - visiting Arches National Park. We had just crossed over from Boulder, Colorado where there was an awsome Whole Foods, with a liquor / wine store INSIDE of it. Well we go to get groceries at the local Moab Version of Safeway. I go to the beer section and almost bought a 12 pack of 3.2% beer!!! Its like china here. Turns out Utah due to a large population of Mormon faith, and more likely explanation now days a gov monopoly on strong alky, sells all the good beer at the gov controlled liquor store. Doh!! [10/21/2011]
We drove into Glacier National Park late in the day as the sun was already setting. In a stark contrast to the grass plains that we drove through, the mountains rise up out of the plains, mysterious and enveloped in a shrowd of clouds. The peaks are part of the Rockies mountain range. The name [...]
Its funny the things that you think about when you are cold.
Last night we were pulled over by a cop in Boulder, who asked us if we were moving, since all of our stuff was obstructing the rear view. Not sure if that is illegal, but I said yes, moving across the country. He let us off with a warning to re-arrange stuff. We saw this [...]