3300 Mile 11 Day Super Road Trip (Full)


Between Late April to Early June you can rent a car from Arizona or Florida from 8 dollars a day and return the car to most large cities in the country without additional charge. My last road trip was from Miami to New York City. This time I wanted to visit the Great South WestContinue reading “3300 Mile 11 Day Super Road Trip (Full)”

11 Day 3300 Super Road Trip” (Day 5 & 6 ) Stalked By a Lesbian


& Alone time is difficult when you travel and haven’t seen your friends in a year or so. My plan was daytime TV with Barbecue, after all I had five different meats.  Beans, potato salad, Banana pudding, none of these items were Weight Watchers approved.  A hot bath and an extended nap. As I enteredContinue reading “11 Day 3300 Super Road Trip” (Day 5 & 6 ) Stalked By a Lesbian”

11 Day 3300 mile Super Road Trip (Day 4)Welcome to Weird Austin Texas


4   I checked out of the Extended Stay without a shower. My Marriott was up the road, 10 minutes, finally, I had a base, with a soft bed in  Austin.or Cedar Park  It was ahhhh….. It was going to be my home for three days  Including my Birthday.   I wanted to crash, get offContinue reading “11 Day 3300 mile Super Road Trip (Day 4)Welcome to Weird Austin Texas”

11 day 3300 mile Super Road Trip (Day 3)Part 3: A perfect road to drop off a body


Who needs a wake up call ? Somewhere between 10am and 11am a housekeeper loudly knocked on my door. HOUSEKEEPIN! HOUSEKEEPIN! Groggy, I yelled YES!    Check out time is 11! I reached for my phone, it was-10:09am I screamed, I’ll be out in an hour! No response. When your sliding into home and your pantsContinue reading “11 day 3300 mile Super Road Trip (Day 3)Part 3: A perfect road to drop off a body”

Texas Quake: Governor Rick Perry indicted by Grand Jury Faces 99 years in jail


Grand jurors charged Perry, 64, with abuse of official capacity, a first-degree felony, and coercion of a public servant, a third-degree felony. The first charge carries a punishment of 5-99 years and a fine of up to $10,000. The second charge is punishable by 2-10 years and a fine of up to $10,000. The indictmentContinue reading “Texas Quake: Governor Rick Perry indicted by Grand Jury Faces 99 years in jail”

Cities Rising: Sacramento?


By: CityFella Baby boosters, Empty Nesters  and Millennials  are returning to Americas  inner cities.  Oakland‘s downtown populations has tripled in the last few years. High rise residential towers have reshaped the skyline of Austin, Seattle, and San Francisco.    Rising next to the Bay Bridge is the second tallest condo on the west coast isContinue reading “Cities Rising: Sacramento?”

Dave Wilson, the cut and paste Black Man


By:CityFella Hoodwinked, scammed, bamboozled and down right pissed  is the feeling shared by some African Americans who voted for Dave Wilson in Houston Texas.   If your Dave Wilson, your chuckling (the experiment was successful) Dave Wilson is well known in Houston Politics.    In 2001, Wilson successfully pushed a city charter amendment barring benefits for theContinue reading “Dave Wilson, the cut and paste Black Man”

Quite Possibly the Worst Online Dating Profile … Ever and Beyond


By Lucia Peters/Betty Confidential With this Austin man’s list of girlfriend requirements, it’s no wonder he’s single. And no, we’re not exaggerating. Ladies, meet Sleepless in Austin. Like so many, Sleepless in Austin is on a quest. What kind of quest, you ask? A quest… for LOVE! Unfortunately he happens to be so bigoted that it’sContinue reading “Quite Possibly the Worst Online Dating Profile … Ever and Beyond”

Sacramento Dreaming (that’s me on the 34th floor)


There are defining  moments that never fade from memory.  My defining  moment was in an hotel room in Portland Oregon.  I was sixteen years old  watching Johnny Carson on the 14th floor of the Portland Hilton looking down onto 6th Ave watching the city go by.  I clearly remember thinking this is what I want.Continue reading “Sacramento Dreaming (that’s me on the 34th floor)”

Bus 6062 From Atlanta to New Orleans


The original plan was to drive from Atlanta to Austin Texas, until the Rent A Car Company told me they where going to give me a huge gas guzzling SUV, free was gonna cost me nearly $400 in gas. So what’z a Sacramentian to do at 1045pm at the Atlanta airport?   Heck take the Bus.   My daughter ravedContinue reading “Bus 6062 From Atlanta to New Orleans”