S: Cross Country Road Trip 2010
1: March 11, 2010
2: Coming into Palm Springs
3: Laguna Beach, California
4: Splashes Restaurant at the Surf and Sand Resort, overlooking the Pacific Ocean at sunset. Greg, our waiter, recommended Leese-Fitch wine. Janet had scallops with risotto and Betsy had the pork chops. Yum!
5: California Dreamin'!
6: March 12, 2010 Went to Las Brisas for lunch. Betsy had a tuna burger with mango, cilantro and wasabi sauce. Janet had sea bass with mango. WOW!
7: Went to the Ritz Carlton at Dana Point and enjoyed an ice cold beer and the cheese plate.
8: March 13, 2010 Left Laguna Beach, headed north past Newport Beach, Huntington Beach and then stopped at the Queen Mary for lunch in Long Beach.
10: Memories Are Made of This That's Amore Return To Me Sway Innamorata | Angel Baby I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face On An Evening In Roma Ain't That a Kick In The Head Pennies From Heaven | You're Nobody 'Till Somebody Loves You | March 14, 2010
12: Pierce Brothers Westwood Memorial Park Los Angeles, CA
13: Gone But Not Forgotten. . .
14: Stopped along I15 at Rancho Cucamonga and had lunch at Panera Bread.
16: THE LONDON BRIDGE Price: $2,460,000.00
17: While at the London Bridge in Lake Havasu City we had, (what else?), fish and chips! And of course -- a pint or two!!
18: March 15, 2010 Upon arriving in Flagstaff, AZ we checked into the Little America Hotel. Ate lunch here, went to the mall, did some shopping and then changed into the new clothes we bought and had dinner at the hotel's dining room. Fabulous!
21: March 16, 2010 Heading to Sedona, via Slide Rock Canyon.
23: Funny | I'm standin' on a corner in Winslow, Arizona, and such a fine sight to see. It's a girl, my lord, in a flatbed Ford, slowin' down to take a look at me. Come on, baby, don't say maybe. I gotta know if your sweet love is gonna save me. | After standing on the corner, we had lunch at the LaPasado, a grand hotel from the '30's.
24: Drove to Albuquerque and had dinner at the Elephant Bar, where we split the mahi mahi. It was delicious.!!
26: March 17, 2010 Got up and drove to the Sandia Tramway Peak. Betsy clung to the railing so hard the paint came off and stuck to her hands.
29: Note to Self: DO NOT speed in Arkansas | After leaving Sandia Peak, we drove across Texas to Clinton, Oklahoma. For dinner we ate at Montana Mike's.
30: Buckeyes everywhere!
32: March 18, 2010 Memphis: We Have Arrived!
33: March 19, 2010 We tour Graceland.
34: Welcome To My World
37: Meeting George Klein - one of the highlights of the trip for Betsy!!
39: After 6 hours at Graceland, drove to Nashville, TN. Went to South Street Bar for dinner with Tommy & Ashley. March 19, 2010 Went to the Opryland Hotel with Stephanie & boys. That night we went honky tonkin' and saw Kid Rock. What a sight!
40: March 20, 2010 Started the drive to North Carolina. We saw our first signs of spring in Oklahoma and thought we were driving right back into winter in NC. | Spent the night at Charlotte's in Lake Lure and then headed to Wilmington on March 21, 200.
43: Atlantic Ocean | Pacific Ocean | From coast to coast, from ocean to ocean, WE MADE IT!! It took 2 weeks and we drove 2,600 miles. And we had a FANTASTIC time!!