Sometimes Life’s like That

Every year we head to Arizona. Andrew, our son, joined us for a few days. After Andrew left, our friend Robbie and his son, Tod arrived. Tod: That was my first live NBA game ever. Thanks. Shelley: You’re welcome. Here’s what’s happening for the rest of your “Smiths on Tour” experience. Golf tomorrow. Followed by a visit with our…

I Would go After that Deadly, Killer, Poisonous Son of a Bitch and Kill it by Ripping its Head Off

John and I have left the Coachella Valley (Palm Springs) for the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park area. Tomorrow we plan on hiking the “Borrego Palm Canyon Nature Trail” and checking out the “Palm Slots.” As the weather has been unseasonably warm (sorry friends in the north) there is a possibility that little critters such as…

I’m as Tired as a One Legged Man in a Butt- Kickin’ Contest

Day 74, November 11th Store Clerk: Two Florida Fishing Licences coming right up, but first I’ll need your Social Security Numbers. John: I don’t think our Canadian ones will work. What about Drivers’ Licences? Store Clerk: Let’s see…  Not working. Hmmm… Wonder what will work? While I think about that, I’m going to check in on this…

I Think I Have Acid Reflux, Appendicitis, Heart Arythmia…

John:  I have something I want to share with you. Something very serious. Something that you might want to prepare for. Shelley: Oh my God. What? John: I have Acid Reflux. Shelley: You have what? John: Acid Reflux. Shelley: Oh Jesus. John: I googled my symptoms. I’ll have to undergo a dangerous life threatening operation. Shelley:…

Well Honey, Bless your Heart

The Smiths have officially made it to the South. That means Shrimp and Grits (Check out the Shrimp and Grits recipe  here  ), Spanish moss, turtles, lizards, huge, gross unidentifiable bugs, such as this, palaces, such as the Tryon Palace in New Bern, North Carolina, and our friend of twenty years, Freda Williams, aka, Queen of…

Muuuaahhmmmmmmm!!!! He Just Gave me the Finger!!!

Now that the boys are all grown up, (Matt is 28 and Andrew is 26) what’s it like camping with them?  Something like this… Andrew: Nice shirt bro. When’s the rodeo? Matt: Shut up. Andrew: Shut up? That’s the best the “Come Back King” can do? “Shut up?”  Not going to lie. Disappointed in you, Matt. Oh! Muuuaahhmmmmmmm! Matt…