Here is aRound-Up of our great, southern, Grits, Gravy, and Graceland adventure…

Cities We liked:

  1. Austin, TX : Read our Day 10 Post
  2. New Orleans, LA: Read our Day 13 Post
  3. San Diego, CA

Small Towns We loved:

  1. Bisbee, AZ : Read our Day 4 Post
  2. Eureka Springs, AK: Ready our Day 21 Post
  3. Flagstaff, AZ: Ready our Day 29 Post

Favorite Places to lay our heads:

  1. Shady Dell, Bisbee, AZ
  2. Ware House, Vicksburg, MS
  3. Pelican Inn and Spa, Truth or Consequences, NM
  4. Wortley Hotel B&B, Lincoln, NM

“World’s Best” BBQ:

  1. Pork Ribs, Salt Lick BBQ, Austin, TX
  2. BBQ Pork Sandwiches, A&R BBQ, Memphis, TN
  3. BBQ Beef Brisket, Ruby’s, Austin, TX

Other Yummy Foods:

  1. Chef Selections, Poca Cosa, Tuscon, AZ
  2. Pato Thai, Flagstaff, AZ
  3. Jeanette says: Green Chili Sauce everywhere in New Mexico
    Dennis says: Fried Chicken, Michel’s, Shamrock, TX

Best Breakfasts:

  1. Peanut Butter and Banana Pancakes, Blue Plate Cafe, Memphis, TN
  2. Carrot Cake French Toast, South Austin Grill, Austin, TX
  3. Mole in the Hole, Cup Cafe, Tuscan, AZ

Dessert to write home about:

  1. Chicory Chocolate Ice Cream, Creole Creamery, New Orleans, LA
  2. Sopiapillas, Del’s, Tucumcari, NM
  3. Bayou Goo Pie, House of Pies, Houston, TX
  4. Hot Brownie, Magnolia Cafe, Austin, TX

Our Favorite Local Folks:

  1. Harley and Anabelle, Redneck Capitol of the World, Erick, OK
  2. Bar Buddy, Mike, Eureka Springs, AK
  3. Rev. Dennis, Margret’s Grocery, Vicksburg, MS

Best “Giant” Things:

  1. Taco Goddess, Austin TX
  2. Presidents Heads, Houston, TX
  3. Giant Dinosaurs, Cabazon, CA
  4. Jesus of the Ozarks, Eureka Springs, AK

Keeping us Entertained:

  1. South Austin Shops, Austin, TX
  2. Graceland, Memphis, TN
  3. Zombie Bar Crawl, Memphis, TN

Best Nature Viewing:

  1. Carlsbad Caverns, NM
  2. Petrified Forest, AZ
  3. Creole Country, LA

Most Beautiful Scenic Drives:

  1. Creole Country, on the way to NO, LA
  2. Black Range, NM
  3. Northern Mountains, NM & AZ

Some Good Neon:

Grosses Food Photos:




Worst Food experiences:

  1. Fried Pie, Suzy Q’s Diner, Rogers, AK
  2. BBQ Brisket, Typhoon Saloon, Williams, AZ
  3. Chicken Fried, mystery meat Sandwich, Suzy Q’s, Rogers, AK
  4. Alligator Po’boy, New Orleans, LA

Shit Happens- Dennis-Style:

  1. Dennis’ Gasoline incident
  2. Oops! Dennis Sharted!
  3. Dennis wakes up with a tick burrowed in his leg

Shit Happens- Jeanette-Style:

  1. Woke up with a Cockroach in bed
  2. Receives “warm” welcome home from Cleo
  3. Santa Fe, NM – over hyped, under interesting. Plus a case of altitude sickness.

Accidental Phallic Photos:

Road Kill Sightings:

  1. Turtle
  2. Armadillos (many
  3. Roadrunner – saw this one take place
  4. Baby bear or cow (not sure which)
  5. Big Black Birds
  6. Too many cats and dogs 😦


  1. I am sure you both are glad to be home but I have to tell you I thoroughly enjoyed this trip. I couldn’t wait to check it out each day to see what you had to eat and where you had been. I will be sorry to see it end but am glad that you both are home safe and sound.
    Love, Aunt Lynny

  2. I always journal on our trips, usually in sketch books, but this time, being able to share with everyone online, as we went along, was really cool… surely we’ll do it again!

  3. jj and denny
    i am having blog withdrawls. what ever shall i do now. i guess i will contact harley and anabelle.
    sure had loads of fun traveling around with you both, felt like i was there too.
    xoxoxo mom

  4. sharted, good one
    I’ll be useing that one…

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