Author Archives: Susan Dreiling


What can I say? I love the southwest. Gorgeous scenery and regional (hot! Oh my goodness hot!) peppers on a breakfast burrito from a place that has burlap bags of coffee beans sitting on the floor when you walk in. … Continue reading

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New Mexico never disappoints 

Alas, most of the trees in Colorado have had  a viscous wind recently blow all their leaves off. However, we’re seeing a bit of golden and green in this state.


Autumn 2017

This Wednesday will be the start of our first post-retirement road trip. I cannot tell you how many years I have been waiting to travel when leaves are turning in the fall. This trip has a joyous destination. My baby … Continue reading


A Day Away

After 2- 1/2 months at our old home/new garage in Fowler, CO, we decided it was time to get away. We are half-way through construction phase 2, and the contractor disappointed us, yet again. But THAT’s another chapter! We set … Continue reading

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Almost there!

Monday was a long hot drive on I-40. Needles was 122 degrees. I don’t think I’ve ever been in that hot a temperature! Today was much more temperate. We left Flagstaff, AZ. and arrived in Las Vegas, NM. about 4. … Continue reading

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And so, we go. 

After what has to be the longest day ever, we finally received a phone call from the driver of the car transport vehicle.  We have booked two adjoining rooms in Flagstaff, AZ, for tomorrow night. We are really hoping the … Continue reading

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Laundry night

Since the washer and dryer are probably half-way to Colorado now, we found it necessary to find a laundromat in Camarillo. They are rated. Although not the highest ranked, the Fluff and Fold was three doors down from Trader Joe’s. … Continue reading

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