September
12
2012

Reunion Trip—Day 2: Pearl Finds a New Roadside Stand

Started off early Wednesday at 6:00 a.m. with breakfast at one of our favorite multi-state eateries, the Cracker Barrel.  Good home-cooked country style food and they’re half restaurant, half country general store.    Always a fun stop.  For more details about Cracker Barrel and other stops we make, see……Continue Reading

Categories: Colorado, Utah
September
11
2012

Reunion Road Trip: Indiana Bound—Day 1

Well, here we go – Randy’s 50th high school reunion in Anderson, Indiana and then on to visit family in Mississippi.  We’ve made this drive before but we’re always looking for a new roadside stand, eatery or antique mall and we expect we’ll find some this time. The……Continue Reading

Categories: California, Nevada
August
05
2012

Roughing It – Pearl Style

It’s Family Camp week for the Nelson/Scrymgeour/Shuman clan – time for our annual reunion.  Relatives come from all over – Washington, Texas, California, Louisiana, France –  and gather for a week of fun and quality family time.  This year, we’re going back to Shaver Lake, about an hour……Continue Reading

Categories: California
April
04
2012

Watching the Whales

When family visits from out of state, it’s always nice to plan a little something different to do.  When the family’s from Michigan, you can be pretty sure they haven’t seen any whales – at least not up close and personal.  We decided to plan our day in……Continue Reading

Categories: California
November
06
2009

Time to Head Home – Michigan to California

Friday morning and time to head back to good old California.  A long drive and both of us need to be back to work on Monday so we won’t be making many stops along the way.  We’re headed out Highway 80 west and have decided to make a……Continue Reading

Categories: Illinois