78/365

We got our first basset, Desiree, in 1993–the same year I had my son. I think I kind of got busy with the kid and other things and Dez didn’t get the attention she should have had. She died of cancer in 2001, the same year my mom died of the same. We swore we…

Silos

64/365

Today was the last leg of our trip. Our hotel had a Cracker Barrel next to it. Mr. Hicks was happy. I like Cracker Barrel, but it’s just too darned commercialized for me. It sort of annoys me. But he likes it, and he got his sausage and gravy. I stare at the menu and…

63/365

Monday morning we woke up and had to decide what we wanted to do with the spud. If we left and didn’t take him to the doctor, his coach would think we were idiots. Plus, we wouldn’t ever know if he had strep. We had gone to Texas several years before and ended up in…

62/365

Today was our only full day in Myrtle Beach. We walked on the beach for 20 minutes in the morning. I was not allowed to bring my iPhone because last year, it somehow disappeared on me while walking on the beach. We made a nice breakfast of eggs and bacon for the boy, then he…

61/365

We got up early and ate at a Bob Evans Restaurant. It was pretty gross, but we got on the road to head to Myrtle. I’ve┬átraveled┬áthis way before, and the last time I came here, I was practically mortified. It was like a mixture of Deliverance and Beverly Hills. Nowhere have I seen so many…

60/365

We started our trip to Myrtle Beach today. My morning was spent finishing up cooking. Amazingly enough, I only had to go out for one trip to Bellefonte. I took the bassett to the kennel, washed my car, went to the grocery store, got beer, stopped at the bank, and even grabbed lunch all in…