On The Road Again: Mini Road Trip This Time Around

We’re hitting the road again!  This time for a mini road trip – very mini if you consider our last road trip from Texas to New York City and back.  Or the dozens of trips by car we used to make every summer as kids in my family, again from […]

Road Trip Rules From Los Metiches & Happy Travels

Before we left, Anjelica was in a whirlwind making lists and checking them twice, stocking up our house with bottles of water and other assorted drinks, dusting off our luggage from months of not having been used, and doing all sorts of other things that I didn’t really understand.  I, […]

From Texas to New York City

Tejanos En La Gran Manzana (Yeah… The Big Apple)

In the words of Carrie Bradshaw, or Sarah Jessica Parker as her character in the megahit series Sex in the City – this is coming completely from my subconscious, unbeknownst to me – “New York is fabulous!”  Never thought I’d utter those words… and actually mean them.  I bet my […]

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Crashing Into Glass Walls And The New Baby

After our two weeks of traveling the country I knew there would be a few stories to tell, what I didn’t honestly expect was for one of them to be this one.  So one day before we were preparing to hit the road back to Texas, kind of disappointed that […]

Houston, The Chorizo… and Sweet Bread Have Landed!!

Had we never taken those trips in the summer to Mexico, had we not traveled to Houston from the Rio Grande Valley with everything including our rooster, had we not been the family with the pig and chickens in the back yard, I might have been a little surprised or […]

An Understated Oasis, Orange Beach in Alabama

Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, Virginia, and DC

Hey guys, so far the trip has been excellent.  We’ve been to so many places, experienced so many new things, and have managed to make it all the way to our final destination in the DC area.  A few things you’ve probably noticed if you’ve been keeping up with our […]

Almost Ready To Hit The Road… in our Malibu, But Not Quite Yet

And the adventure begins!  In true mexicano style, while you’re asleep we’re still packing and getting ready to hit the road.  After a really hectic day where we did more en un sólo día than we typically do in an entire week, I’m sitting at the computer writing this post […]

We’re Taking Juan of Words On The Road – ROAD TRIP!

It’s official!  This time next week we’ll be on the road, si Dios quiere, taking our first real vacation in years… probably the first one period, to be completely honest.  You see if it wasn’t work, it was lack of resources, or something equally hampering to our vacation plans in […]