La Quinta Inn & Suites Spokane
Travel Blogs from Spokane Valley
Well, our day started well with a nice mushroom omelet and fresh fruit at Rick and Shirley's and we started off for a long driving day. Microsoft "Streets and Trips" had warned me that Spokane was too far for one day, so I had made reservations at the La Quinta in a small town an hour south of Spokane called "Ritzville". What a PR ploy by the local …
... I loved driving it. The mirrors are heated and electric. It is much quieter than "What's-His-Name."
To shorten the story even more, we now own "Fiona", an able replacement for our beloved Shorty. The deal is done. We'll pick up Fiona in Post Falls and drop off Shorty in a couple of weeks, when it's prepped and after I've had my cataract surgery. It would be a great time for a vision-joke, but I AM fighting it.
We're in Coeur d'Alene ...
... s Eve dinner, if you're curious, was Alaskan King Crab and Prime Cut Filet Mignon. Rich, as usual, did an excellent job on the steaks using just the right seasoning and not having any fear of serving a Rare steak. Lynn and I prefer to see a bit of the original Cow Color. Rich did a fine job. I'm not much of a Crab Leg fan, but the others did their share of ooohing and aaahing, so I assume they were tasty too. We had bread from ...
... Chocolate Chip with Walnuts and Butterscotch Chips with Pecans. Mikey, the boys Grandpa and I voted the second to be the better ones. However, we did have to taste several samples to come to that conclusion. Yep, several...actually forgot to take any pictures, if you can imagine!
Jim and Lisa had an evening engagement, so Lynn, Daniel and I made a dinner of Sausage, sautéed onions, Jo-Jo potatoes and a green ...
... anxious all day, and running made me feel much more at ease.
I went back to my hotel to chill out for a bit before the meeting in the evening. It was fairly informative but the highlight was driving the bike course as the sun was setting. It was absolutely gorgeous. The combination of water, mountains, and deep green pine trees are breathtaking. It will be good distraction during that tough bike course on ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center