Barr Ranch Retreat

Address: P.O. Box 14668, Odessa, Texas, 79768, United States | B&B
 
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Travel Blogs from Odessa

We don't want to live on I 20 west of Abilene

A travel blog entry by tlshade on Mar 07, 2015

3 comments, 9 photos

I woke up at 4:00 this morning, excited to get on the road. I got out of bed at 4:30, let the dog out, and made coffee. When it was 5:00 I went to kiss Tom good morning and he said, "what are you doing up?" and he rolled back over. I proceeded to shower and get ready for the day. I loaded some things in the camper and at 5:30 checked on him again. Needless to say, Tom and I had a "failure to communicate" what time we ...

Boring Drive

A travel blog entry by dbax on Feb 15, 2015

4 photos

Drove to Midland, Tx. And stopped for the night. Very boring. I still hate Texas. Midland, boyhood home of George W. Bush. Before we left Bossier, we stopped at Southern Maid Donuts. World famous and a must have while visiting Louisiana. Similar to Krispy Kreme, and just as delicious. Elvis only made one commercial in his lifetime. It was for Southern ...

At Sea

A travel blog entry by trishsp8 on Nov 10, 2014

2 photos

... Stillness not overrated for sleeping. On ship TV played the first season of Game of Thrones and I watched them all. Still not fond of Ned's Death scene. So Monday everyone just hung out at the bar all day and then we went to the Captains reception. Hilarity ensued and had trouble not laughing too much. The Captain has a theme song they play when he walks in... like Hail to the Chief but with dramatic sailing ...

Bon Voyage!

A travel blog entry by trishsp8 on Nov 07, 2014

As usual just getting out of Midland is the most difficult part of the journey. Leave on time? if your not on Southwest, forget it. I have never been on a flight where the take off has been aborted. Just as we began to take off the pilot hit the brakes and aborted. If I had eaten breakfast it would have ...

Visit with Liz Taylor in Midland, TX

A travel blog entry by neyser on May 04, 2014

1 comment, 1 photo

Liz is the mother of Mark Thomas, really good friend of TEJ's and mountain climber partner. Mark has become special to us as has his mom after her visit to Chicago a couple years ago with Mark. Had to visit her in Midland with her husband, Nick. They took really good care of us dining at local BBQ place, Petroleum Museum which ...