Travel Blogs from Van Buren
Today was a very long day of driving but we feel accomplished. 682 miles (all Teddy)....our biggest travel day so far. We drove thru New Mexico which was not that scenic to Texas which was even less so. Pretty flat and boring. But we stopped at a great "touristy" restaurant called The ...
We stopped for the night after 10 hours on the road. The girls have been great so far. We had some BBQ in Little Rock and strolled around the local mall for a couple hours. Ran into some storms and construction or the last 2 hours, but made it safely. We swam and went bowling in Fort Smith. A good Day ...
... rains from that storm brought a 30’ flash flood to this little town and created immense destruction including several deaths. It was quite sobering to see what the power of nature gone wild can do.
We enjoyed this park by the Corps of Engineers on the Arkansas River and geocaching in a little town, Van Buren, nearby. ...
... cheese softened
1 pkg Hidden Valley Ranch party dip mix
1 Tbs lemon juice
1 tsp garlic powder
1 Tbs Worcester sauce
Mix well and chill
Nana’s Strawberry Dip (works well for other fruit too)
1 pkg cream cheese softened
1 jar marshmallow cream
¼ tsp almond extract
Mix with mixer until smooth
Mom’s Picnic Eggs
12 hardboiled eggs sliced in half ...
... time they got broken.
Much of the old road of Route 66 has been replaced by I-40 but there are signs that will take you off the highway through these sleepy little towns. Shamrock, TX was one of these. The old Conoco Tower gas station was there. It is beautifully preserved. There were a fair amount of people taking pictures and checking it out. I need to see CARS as we have seen so ...