Archives For July 2011
By far the best meal of our trip.
So I kind of messed with the plans yesterday. We had a casual driving day with only 5 hours to Cedar City. As we leave The Grand Canyon I SNAP, I LOSE it. No…not quite, but I gently ask the hubs why we are in a rush to get to our next destination, must we power through, what’s in Cedar City anyway? Here we are at the GRAND CANYON, yet leaving in a reckless rush. I MUST set my eyes upon it once more. He very patiently looks at me and says, “if you want to see it again, let’s see it again.” This is why I love him:) Of course the man was merely focused on the goal.
So here is what I would like. Instead of “free” internet and breakfast, could we please have the following:
1-Rib Roast. Alberta beef of course.
Potatoes, veggies, ingredients for yorkshire pudding and horse radish.
Eating on the road is getting old.
What I am finding is that Free internet is akin to dial up unless you can’t sleep and chose to blog at 3:19am. So here goes:
On Tuesday we pulled into Vegas just in time to clean up, order the kids pizza and have a quick date before the show. We chose Mystere by Cirque Du Soleil, it was excellent! http://www.cirquedusoleil.com/en/shows/mystere/default.aspx
Our date was comical on so many fronts. We basically had an hour and twenty minutes so we chose a Steak House in our hotel. Prices and even decor would indicate that we had chosen well. Instantly we are asked to have our photo taken. Ya ya, make it snappy! (hilarious, I know). Well, 3 poses and 6 photos later the woman leaves. Settle in to order and it turns out our waiter likes to chat up his clients. I mean, he had it down to a tee, coming back when he could afford the time to continue the tale in not one but two languages, ironically to show us how he thinks everyone should have perfect english before coming to America. Food arrives, OH JOY! As does the woman with our photos. The food and photos were equally poor. Pass on photos. Eat our meal that is perhaps one step up from cafeteria food, pay an insane bill and get the kids and head to the show. Date night fail. Thank goodness for Cirque!
The Hub’s folks met us for this stop and we could not take in enough of the spectacular view!
So, I think we are on day 6 of our 11 day drive, but honestly, I can’t say for sure! It’s been fantastic and insane all rolled into one and as we arrive in San Francisco Sunday Night I was about to have a “Becki” sized hissy fit in the girly truck. Tired, wanting my own bed, sick of the people I love dearly, and craaaaaaaaaanky!
On the way to San Francisco from Crescent City, I decided that waiting for the sun was senseless and that the kids MUST get in the ocean (they’d been itching to anyway) and with strict instructions to go in up to their knees, they gladly went!
Well today’s photos will be a little different…all were taken with my Camera+ App on my iPhone, so the quality won’t be great. We had a full day. The kids and I trekked over to Coombs to see Goats on the Roof. Would have been AWESOME if we had actually seen said goats. On a Roof. We didn’t. Saw two in a field though and that my friends, was STELLAR. Here is a link that will show you actual goats on a roof. http://www.oldcountrymarket.com/
From there we proceeded to head to Horne Lake Caves. I was under the impression that we were signed up for a family friendly 1.5 hr, 1 cave spelunking experience only to discover upon arrival that the Hubs had different ideas, we have 3hr, 3 caves to go. AHHHHHHHH. I have NEVER wanted to spelunk. I do however like to expose the kids to a variety of activities, so off we go!