Rusty's Ramblings

Bluff City (Memphis) – On the banks of the Mississippi…

August 30, 2019

Why Memphis?  Well, it’s becoming one of my favorite cities and it’s my 70th birthday. Yes, yes, it’s true, I have spent the last fifteen or more years turning various ages in Las Vegas. And wow, LV is so much fun.  All those lights, that action, the people watching. And our friend Amber is the […]

A black SUV with Florida plates …..

October 23, 2017

The weekend started early last week with our trip to CB’s Steamroller Printing event in Memphis.  We arrived in Memphis around 9:30 and walked from the SWA gate to the National Car Rental Terminal which honestly seems like a two miles.  You may remember that on our last trip National Car Rental had absolutely no […]

“You know how to install a battery?”

October 9, 2017

I like to start Sunday mornings with a nutritious breakfast (or someone does), a nice bowl of blueberries, fresh pineapple and Greek yogurt, so you can imagine my dismay (joy) when I discovered that there were no blueberries, no pineapple and almost no yogurt (apparently bacon and eggs were not an option). Oh well. It was […]

Murder by the Book

August 17, 2017

I just finished my summer reading list and now must find new material in time for my annual birthday trip coming up. While TWWNCBUIP swims, Linc, Lola and I like to sit poolside with mojitos and murder mysteries. Now that I am approaching 50, I find that my memory is often not as good as […]

For whom the bell …..

My summer reading list is always full of action adventure stories (hurry up Lee Child with my next Jack Reacher) and English mysteries. Sometimes life imitates art. The forty nine year old “Case of the Missing Bell” was partially solved this week when a mysterious package was left at our doorstep. Inside the package was […]